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{{tnr}}The '''United States House of Representatives Committee on Finance''' is a standing committee of the [[U.S. Senate]]. It was created during the 14th Congress between 1815 and 1817.<ref>[http://finance.senate.gov/about/history/ ''The United States Senate Committee on Finance'' "History of the Finance Committee"]</ref>
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{{Congcommitteesvnt}}{{tnr}}The '''United States House of Representatives Committee on Finance''' is a standing committee of the [[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]]. It was created during the 14th Congress between 1815 and 1817.<ref>[http://finance.senate.gov/about/history/ ''The United States Senate Committee on Finance'', "History of the Finance Committee"]</ref>
  
 
==Leadership==
 
==Leadership==
The committee chair in the [[112th United States Congress|112th Congress]] is [[Max Baucus]] ([[Democratic|D]]).
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===113th Congress===
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[[Max Baucus]] ([[Democratic|D]]) retained his committee chair in the [[113th Congress]].<ref>[http://democrats.senate.gov/2013/01/04/reid-announces-updated-committee-assignments-for-113th-congress/ ''United States Senate Democrats'', "Reid Announces Updated Committee Assignments For 113th Congress," January 4, 2013]</ref> He was replaced by [[Ron Wyden]] (D) when he was appointed as U.S. Ambassador to China.<ref name="finance">[http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/12/20/wyden-finance-baucus/4142381/ ''USA Today,'' "Sen. Wyden in line to head powerful Finance Committee," accessed December 30, 2013]</ref>
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"The Senate Finance Committee has many important responsibilities which include promoting job creation, ensuring competitiveness and stabilizing the nation's fiscal health," Wyden said in a statement. "I also look forward to continuing my work on preserving the Medicare guarantee and protecting retirement security, updating the nation's tax system with a focus on growth, fairness and efficiency and ensuring that fiscal policy supports keeping jobs here in America."<ref name="finance"/>
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===112th Congress===
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The committee chair in the [[112th United States Congress|112th Congress]] was [[Max Baucus]] ([[Democratic|D]]).
  
 
==Membership==
 
==Membership==
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===2013-2014 (113th Congress)===
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{{Committee members
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|Committee1=Committee on Finance
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|year=2013-2014
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|Chamber=US Senate
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|Rep1=Orrin Hatch
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|gopstate1=Utah
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|gopleader1=Ranking member
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|Rep2=Charles Grassley
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|gopstate2=Iowa
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|Rep3=Michael Crapo
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|gopstate3=Idaho
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|Rep4=Pat Roberts
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|Rep5=Michael B. Enzi
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|Rep6=John Cornyn
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|Rep7=John Thune
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|Rep8=Richard Burr
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|gopstate8=North Carolina
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|Rep9=Johnny Isakson
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|Rep10= Rob Portman
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|gopstate10=Ohio
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|Rep11=Pat Toomey
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|gopstate11=Pennsylvania
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|Dem1=Ron Wyden
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|demstate1=Oregon
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|demleader1=Chair
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|Dem2=John D. Rockefeller IV
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|demstate2=West Virginia
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|Dem3=Charles E. Schumer
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|Dem4=Debbie Stabenow
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|demstate4=Michigan
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|Dem5=Maria Cantwell
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|demstate5=Washington
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|Dem6=Bill Nelson (Florida) {{!}} Bill Nelson
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|demstate6=Florida
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|Dem7=Robert Menendez
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|demstate7=New Jersey
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|Dem8=Thomas R. Carper
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|demstate8=Delaware
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|Dem9=Benjamin L. Cardin
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|demstate9=Maryland
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|Dem10=Sherrod Brown
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|demstate10=Ohio
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|Dem11=Michael Bennet
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|demstate11=Colorado
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|Dem12=Bob Casey
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|demstate12=Pennsylvania
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|Dem13=Mark Warner
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|demstate13=Virginia
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}}
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===2011-2012 (112th Congress)===
 
===2011-2012 (112th Congress)===
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{{Committee members
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{{bluedot}} '''Democrats (13)'''
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*[[Max Baucus]] (MT) ''Chairman''
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*[[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)
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|Chamber=US Senate
*[[Kent Conrad]] (ND)
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|D count=13
*[[Jeff Bingaman]] (NM)
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|R count=11
*[[John F. Kerry]] (MA)
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|Rep1=Orrin Hatch
*[[Ron Wyden]] (OR)
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|gopstate1=Utah
*[[Charles E. Schumer]] (NY)
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|gopleader1=Ranking member
*[[Debbie Stabenow]] (MI)
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|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
*[[Maria Cantwell]] (WA)
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|gopstate2=Iowa
*[[Bill Nelson]] (FL)
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|Rep3=Olympia Snowe
*[[Robert Menendez]] (NJ)
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|gopstate3=Maine
*[[Thomas R. Carper]] (DE)
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|Rep4=Jon Kyl
*[[Benjamin L. Cardin]] (MD)
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|gopstate4=Arizona
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|Rep5=Mike Crapo
{{reddot}} '''Republicans (11)'''
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|gopstate5=Idaho
*[[Orrin Hatch]] (UT)
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|Rep6=Pat Roberts
*[[Chuck Grassley]] (IA)
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|gopstate6=Kansas
*[[Olympia J. Snowe]] (ME)
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|Rep7=Michael B. Enzi
*[[Jon Kyl]] (AZ)
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|gopstate7=Wyoming
*[[Mike Crapo]] (ID)
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|Rep8=John Cornyn
*[[Pat Roberts]] (KS)
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|gopstate8=Texas
*[[Michael B. Enzi]] (WY)
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|Rep9=Tom Coburn
*[[John Cornyn]] (TX)
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|gopstate9=Oklahoma
*[[Tom Coburn]] (OK)
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|Rep10=John Thune
*[[John Thune]] (SD)
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|gopstate10=South Dakota
*[[Richard Bur]] (NC)
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|Rep11=Richard Burr
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|gopstate11=North Carolina
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|Dem1=Max Baucus
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|Dem2=John D. Rockefeller IV
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|demstate2=West Virginia
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|Dem3=Kent Conrad
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|demstate3=North Dakota
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|Dem4=Jeff Bingaman
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|demstate4=New Mexico
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|Dem5=John Kerry
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|demstate5=Massachusetts
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|Dem6=Ron Wyden
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|demstate6=Oregon
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|Dem7=Charles E. Schumer
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|demstate7=New York
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|Dem8=Debbie Stabenow
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|demstate8=Michigan
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|Dem9=Maria Cantwell
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|demstate9=Washington
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|Dem10=Bill Nelson
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|demstate10=Florida
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|Dem11=Robert Menendez
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|demstate11=New Jersey
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|Dem12=Thomas R. Carper
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|demstate12=Delaware
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|Dem13= Benjamin L. Cardin
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|demstate13=Maryland
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==Subcommittees==
 
==Subcommittees==
 
===Healthcare===
 
===Healthcare===
*112th Congress Chair: [[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)<ref name="subs">[http://finance.senate.gov/about/subcommittees/#healthcare ''The United States Senate Committee on Finance'' "Subcommittees"]</ref>
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*113th Congress Chair: [[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)
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*112th Congress Chair: [[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)<ref name="subs">[http://finance.senate.gov/about/subcommittees/#healthcare ''The United States Senate Committee on Finance'', "Subcommittees"]</ref>
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{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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|Committee1=Subcommittee on Health Care
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|Rep1=Pat Roberts
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|gopleader1=Ranking member
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|Rep2=Orrin G. Hatch
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|Rep3=Chuck Grassley
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|Rep4=Michael Enzi
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|Rep5=John Cornyn
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|Dem1= John D. Rockefeller
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|Dem2=Debbie Stabenow
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|Dem3=Maria Cantwell
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|Dem4=Bill Nelson
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|Dem5=Robert Menendez
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|Dem6=Thomas Carper
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|Dem7=Ben Cardin
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===Taxation and IRS Oversight===
 
===Taxation and IRS Oversight===
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*113th Congress Chair: [[Michael Bennet]] (CO)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Kent Conrad]] (ND)<ref name="subs"/>
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Kent Conrad]] (ND)<ref name="subs"/>
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|Committee1=Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
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|Rep1=Michael Enzi
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|gopleader1=Ranking Member
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|Rep2=Orrin G. Hatch
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|Rep3=Mike Crapo
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|Dem4=Robert Menendez
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===Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure===
 
===Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure===
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*113th Congress Chair: [[Debbie Stabenow]] (MI)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Jeff Bingaman]] (NM)<ref name="subs"/>
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Jeff Bingaman]] (NM)<ref name="subs"/>
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|Committee1=Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure
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|Rep1=John Cornyn
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|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
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|Rep3=Mike Crapo
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===International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness===
 
===International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness===
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*113th Congress Chair: [[Ron Wyden]] (OR)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Ron Wyden]] (OR)<ref name="subs"/>
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Ron Wyden]] (OR)<ref name="subs"/>
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|Committee1=Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness
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|Rep1=Johnny Isakson
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|Rep2=Orrin G. Hatch
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|Rep3=Chuck Grassley
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|Rep4=Pat Roberts
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===Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy===
 
===Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy===
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*113th Congress Chair: [[Sherrod Brown]] (OH)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Debbie Stabenow]] (MI)<ref name="subs"/>
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Debbie Stabenow]] (MI)<ref name="subs"/>
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|Committee1=Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy
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|Rep1=Patrick Toomey
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|Rep2=Mike Crapo
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===Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth===
 
===Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth===
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*113th Congress Chair: [[Robert Casey]] (PA)
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Bill Nelson]] (FL)<ref name="subs"/>
 
*112th Congress Chair: [[Bill Nelson]] (FL)<ref name="subs"/>
 
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==Jurisdiction==
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[U.S. Senate]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
 
*[http://finance.senate.gov/ Official Senate Page]
 
*[http://finance.senate.gov/ Official Senate Page]
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*[http://www.congressmerge.com/onlinedb/cgi-bin/newcommittee.cgi?site=congressmerge&lang=&commcode=sfinance Committee profile on ''Congress Merge'']
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*[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/committees/SSFI Committee profile on ''Govtrack]
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*[http://www.legistorm.com/office/Senate_Finance_Committee/682.html Committee profile on ''Legistorm'']
  
 
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Background
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The United States House of Representatives Committee on Finance is a standing committee of the U.S. Senate. It was created during the 14th Congress between 1815 and 1817.[1]

Leadership

113th Congress

Max Baucus (D) retained his committee chair in the 113th Congress.[2] He was replaced by Ron Wyden (D) when he was appointed as U.S. Ambassador to China.[3]

"The Senate Finance Committee has many important responsibilities which include promoting job creation, ensuring competitiveness and stabilizing the nation's fiscal health," Wyden said in a statement. "I also look forward to continuing my work on preserving the Medicare guarantee and protecting retirement security, updating the nation's tax system with a focus on growth, fairness and efficiency and ensuring that fiscal policy supports keeping jobs here in America."[3]

112th Congress

The committee chair in the 112th Congress was Max Baucus (D).

Membership

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Committee on Finance Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (13)Republican members (11)
Ron Wyden (Oregon) ChairOrrin Hatch (Utah) Ranking member
John D. Rockefeller IV (West Virginia) Charles Grassley (Iowa)
Charles E. Schumer (New York) Michael Crapo (Idaho)
Debbie Stabenow (Michigan) Pat Roberts (Kansas)
Maria Cantwell (Washington) Michael B. Enzi (Wyoming)
Bill Nelson (Florida) John Cornyn (Texas)
Robert Menendez (New Jersey) John Thune (South Dakota)
Thomas R. Carper (Delaware) Richard Burr (North Carolina)
Benjamin L. Cardin (Maryland) Johnny Isakson (Georgia)
Sherrod Brown (Ohio) Rob Portman (Ohio)
Michael Bennet (Colorado) Pat Toomey (Pennsylvania)
Bob Casey (Pennsylvania)
Mark Warner (Virginia)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Subcommittees

Healthcare

Taxation and IRS Oversight

Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure

International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness

Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy

Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth

Jurisdiction

According to the official Senate website, the jurisdiction of the Finance Committee includes the following:

  1. taxation and other revenue measures generally, and those relating to the insular possessions
  2. bonded debt of the United States
  3. customs, collection districts, and ports of entry and delivery
  4. reciprocal trade agreements
  5. tariff and import quotas, and related matters thereto
  6. the transportation of dutiable goods
  7. deposit of public moneys
  8. general revenue sharing
  9. health programs under the Social Security Act, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and other health and human services programs financed by a specific tax or trust fund
  10. national social security

Contact

Committee on Finance
United States Senate
219 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510-6175

Phone: 202-224-8832
Fax: 202-228-0554

See also

External links

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