United States House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means

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Background
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The United States House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means is a standing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. The committee was created as a select committee on July 24, 1789, and became a standing committee on January 7, 1802.[1]

Leadership

114th congress

The committee chairman in the 114th Congress is Paul Ryan (R).

113th congress

The committee chairman in the 113th Congress was Dave Camp (R).[2]

112th congress

The committee chair in the 112th Congress was Dave Camp (R).

Membership

2015-2016 (114th Congress)

Committee on Ways and Means Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (15)Republican members (24)
Sander Levin (Michigan) Ranking MemberPaul Ryan (Wisconsin) Chairman
Charles B. Rangel (New York) Sam Johnson (Texas)
Jim McDermott (Washington) Kevin Brady (Texas)
John Lewis (Georgia) Devin Nunes (California)
Richard E. Neal (Massachusetts) Pat Tiberi (Ohio)
Xavier Becerra (California) Dave G. Reichert (Washington)
Lloyd Doggett (Texas) Charles Boustany Jr. (Louisiana)
Mike Thompson (California) Peter J. Roskam (Illinois)
John B. Larson (Connecticut) Tom Price (Georgia)
Earl Blumenauer (Oregon) Vern Buchanan (Florida)
Ron Kind (Wisconsin) Adrian Smith (Nebraska)
Bill Pascrell, Jr. (New Jersey) Aaron Schock (Illinois)
Joseph Crowley (New York) Lynn Jenkins (Kansas)
Danny K. Davis (Illinois) Erik Paulsen (Minnesota)
Linda Sánchez (California) Kenny Marchant (Texas)
Diane Black (Tennessee)
Tom Reed (New York)
Todd Young (Indiana)
Mike Kelly (Pennsylvania)
Jim Renacci (Ohio)
Patrick Meehan (Pennsylvania)
Kristi Noem (South Carolina)
George Holding (North Carolina)
Jason Smith (Missouri)

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee legislation

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Subcommittees

Health

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Health Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (6)Republican members (10)
Jim McDermott Ranking MemberKevin Brady Chairman
Mike Thompson Sam Johnson
Ron Kind Devin Nunes
Earl Blumenauer Peter Roskam
Bill Pascrell Tom Price
Danny Davis Vern Buchanan
Adrian Smith
Lynn Jenkins
Kenny Marchant
Diane Black

Human Resources

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Human Resources Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
Lloyd Doggett Ranking MemberCharles Boustany Jr. Chairman
John Lewis Todd Young
Joseph Crowley Tom Reed
Danny K. Davis Kristi Noem
Patrick Meehan
George Holding
Jason Smith

Oversight

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Oversight Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
John Lewis Ranking MemberPeter Roskam Chairman
Joseph Crowley Kenny Marchant
Charles Rangel Mike Kelly
Lloyd Doggett Patrick Meehan
George Holding
Jason Smith
Kristi Noem

Select Revenue Measures

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
Richard E. Neal Ranking MemberDave Reichert Chairman
John Larson Pat Tiberi
Linda Sánchez Erik Paulsen
Mike Thompson Tom Reed
Todd Young
Mike Kelly
Jim Renacci

Social Security

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Social Security Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
Xavier Becerra Ranking Member Sam Johnson Chairman
Lloyd Doggett Jim Renacci
John Larson Vern Buchanan
Earl Blumenauer Aaron Schock
Tom Reed
Todd Young
Mike Kelly

Trade

To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page here.

Subcommittee on Trade Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (6)Republican members (10)
Charles B. Rangel Ranking MemberPat Tiberi Chairman
Richard E. Neal Devin Nunes
Earl Blumenauer Kevin Brady
Ron Kind Dave Reichert
Xavier Becerra Vern Buchanan
Bill Pascrell Adrian Smith
Aaron Schock
Lynn Jenkins
Charles Boustany
Erik Paulsen

Jurisdiction

According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Ways and Means Committee includes the following:

  1. Customs revenue, collection districts, and ports of entry and delivery.
  2. Reciprocal trade agreements.
  3. Revenue measures generally.
  4. Revenue measures relating to insular possessions.
  5. Bonded debt of the United States, subject to the last sentence of clause 4(f).

[3]

—United States House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means[4]

Contact

1102 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: (202) 225-3625
Fax: (202) 225-2610

See also

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