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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>
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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==
 
===113th Congress===
 
===113th Congress===
[[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>
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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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In December 2013, it was announced that [[Ron Wyden]] (D), who was expected to take over as the chairman of the committee in 2015, could take over sooner, with the appointment of [[Max Baucus]] 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"/>
 
"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"/>
  
 
===112th Congress===
 
===112th Congress===
The committee chair in the [[112th United States Congress|112th Congress]] is [[Max Baucus]] ([[Democratic|D]]).
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The committee chair in the [[112th United States Congress|112th Congress]] was [[Max Baucus]] ([[Democratic|D]]).
  
 
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===Healthcare===
 
===Healthcare===
 
*113th Congress Chair: [[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)
 
*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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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

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