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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 Senate 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===
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===114th 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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The committee chairman in the [[114th United States Congress|114th Congress]] is [[Orrin Hatch]] ([[Republican|R]]).
  
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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===113th Congress===
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The committee chairman in the [[113th United States Congress|113th Congress]] was initially [[Max Baucus]] ([[Democratic|D]]).  He was subsequently replaced by [[Ron Wyden]] ([[Democratic|D]]) when Baucus 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>
  
 
"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 chairman in the [[112th United States Congress|112th Congress]] was [[Max Baucus]] ([[Democratic|D]]).
  
 
==Membership==
 
==Membership==
===2013-2014 (113th Congress)===
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===2015-2016 (114th Congress)===
 
{{Committee members
 
{{Committee members
 
|Collapse=No
 
|Collapse=No
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|Committee1=Committee on Finance
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|year=2015-2016
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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=Chairman
 +
|Rep2=Charles Grassley
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|gopstate2=Iowa
 +
|Rep3=Michael Crapo
 +
|gopstate3=Idaho
 +
|Rep4=Pat Roberts
 +
|gopstate4=Kansas
 +
|Rep5=Michael B. Enzi
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|gopstate5=Wyoming
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|Rep6=John Cornyn
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|gopstate6=Texas
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|Rep7=John Thune
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|gopstate7=South Dakota
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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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|gopstate9=Georgia
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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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|Rep12=Dan Coats
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|gopstate12=Indiana
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|Rep13=Dean Heller
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|gopstate13=Nevada
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|Rep14=Tim Scott
 +
|gopstate14=South Carolina
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|Dem1=Ron Wyden
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|demstate1=Oregon
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
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|Dem2=Charles E. Schumer
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|demstate2=New York
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|Dem3=Debbie Stabenow
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|demstate3=Michigan
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|Dem4=Maria Cantwell
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|demstate4=Washington
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|Dem5=Bill Nelson (Florida) {{!}} Bill Nelson
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|demstate5=Florida
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|Dem6=Robert Menendez
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|demstate6=New Jersey
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|Dem7=Thomas R. Carper
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|demstate7=Delaware
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|Dem8=Benjamin L. Cardin
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|demstate8=Maryland
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|Dem9=Sherrod Brown
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|demstate9=Ohio
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|Dem10=Michael Bennet
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|demstate10=Colorado
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|Dem11=Bob Casey
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|demstate11=Pennsylvania
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|Dem12=Mark Warner
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|demstate12=Virginia
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}}
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===2013-2014 (113th Congress)===
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{{Committee members
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|Committee1=Committee on Finance
 
|Committee1=Committee on Finance
 
|year=2013-2014
 
|year=2013-2014
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|Rep1=Orrin Hatch
 
|Rep1=Orrin Hatch
 
|gopstate1=Utah
 
|gopstate1=Utah
|gopleader1=Ranking member
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|gopleader1=Ranking Member
 
|Rep2=Charles Grassley
 
|Rep2=Charles Grassley
 
|gopstate2=Iowa
 
|gopstate2=Iowa
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|Rep11=Pat Toomey
 
|Rep11=Pat Toomey
 
|gopstate11=Pennsylvania
 
|gopstate11=Pennsylvania
|Dem1=Max Baucus
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|Dem1=Ron Wyden
|demstate1=Montana
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|demstate1=Oregon
|demleader1=Chair
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|demleader1=Chairman
 
|Dem2=John D. Rockefeller IV
 
|Dem2=John D. Rockefeller IV
 
|demstate2=West Virginia
 
|demstate2=West Virginia
|Dem3=Robert Casey
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|Dem3=Charles E. Schumer
|demstate3=Pennsylvania
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|demstate3=New York
|Dem4=Ron Wyden
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|Dem4=Debbie Stabenow
|demstate4=Oregon
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|demstate4=Michigan
|Dem5=Charles E. Schumer
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|Dem5=Maria Cantwell
|demstate5=New York
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|demstate5=Washington
|Dem6=Debbie Stabenow
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|Dem6=Bill Nelson (Florida) {{!}} Bill Nelson
|demstate6=Michigan
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|demstate6=Florida
|Dem7=Maria Cantwell
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|Dem7=Robert Menendez
|demstate7=Washington
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|demstate7=New Jersey
|Dem8=Bill Nelson (Florida) {{!}} Bill Nelson
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|Dem8=Thomas R. Carper
|demstate8=Florida
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|demstate8=Delaware
|Dem9=Robert Menendez
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|Dem9=Benjamin L. Cardin
|demstate9=New Jersey
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|demstate9=Maryland
|Dem10=Thomas R. Carper
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|Dem10=Sherrod Brown
|demstate10=Delaware
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|demstate10=Ohio
|Dem11=Benjamin L. Cardin
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|Dem11=Michael Bennet
|demstate11=Maryland
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|demstate11=Colorado
|Dem12=Sherrod Brown
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|Dem12=Bob Casey
|demstate12=Ohio
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|demstate12=Pennsylvania
|Dem13=Michael Bennet
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|Dem13=Mark Warner
|demstate13=Colorado
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|demstate13=Virginia
 
}}
 
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|Rep1=Orrin Hatch
 
|Rep1=Orrin Hatch
 
|gopstate1=Utah
 
|gopstate1=Utah
|gopleader1=Ranking member
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|gopleader1=Ranking Member
 
|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
 
|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
 
|gopstate2=Iowa
 
|gopstate2=Iowa
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|Dem1=Max Baucus
 
|Dem1=Max Baucus
 
|demstate1=Montana
 
|demstate1=Montana
|demleader1=Chair
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|demleader1=Chairman
 
|Dem2=John D. Rockefeller IV
 
|Dem2=John D. Rockefeller IV
 
|demstate2=West Virginia
 
|demstate2=West Virginia
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|demstate13=Maryland
 
|demstate13=Maryland
 
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}}
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==Committee legislation==
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The below chart from [http://findthebest.com/ Find The Best] tracks the legislation coming out of each committee.
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{{find the best|title=<htmlet>FindTheBest-Committees-SenateCommitteeonFinance</htmlet>|float="center"|width=550px}}
  
 
==Subcommittees==
 
==Subcommittees==
===Healthcare===
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===Health Care===
*113th Congress Chair: [[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)
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''To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page [http://www.finance.senate.gov/about/subcommittees here].''
*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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*114th Congress Chairman: [[Patrick Toomey]] (PA)
{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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*113th Congress Chairman: [[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)
|Collapse=Yes
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*112th Congress Chairman: [[John D. Rockefeller IV]] (WV)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2015-2016
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|Collapse=
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Health Care
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Health Care
|Rep1=Pat Roberts
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|Rep1=Patrick Toomey
|gopleader1=Ranking member
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|gopleader1=Chairman
|Rep2=Orrin G. Hatch
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|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
|Rep3=Chuck Grassley
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|Rep3=Pat Roberts
 
|Rep4=Michael Enzi
 
|Rep4=Michael Enzi
|Rep5=John Cornyn
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|Rep5=Richard Burr
|Rep6=Richard Burr
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|Rep6=Daniel Coats
|Rep7=Patrick Toomey
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|Rep7=Dean Heller
|Rep8=
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|Rep8=Tim Scott
 
|Rep9=
 
|Rep9=
 
|Rep10=
 
|Rep10=
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|Rep19=
 
|Rep19=
 
|Rep20=
 
|Rep20=
|Dem1= John D. Rockefeller
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|Dem1= Debbie Stabenow
|demleader1=Chairman
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
|Dem2=Debbie Stabenow
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|Dem2=Maria Cantwell
|Dem3=Maria Cantwell
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|Dem3=Robert Menendez
|Dem4=Bill Nelson
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|Dem4=Ben Cardin
|Dem5=Robert Menendez
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|Dem5=Sherrod Brown
|Dem6=Thomas Carper
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|Dem6=Mark Warner
|Dem7=Ben Cardin
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|Dem7=
|Dem8=Robert Casey
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|Dem8=
 
|Dem9=
 
|Dem9=
 
|Dem10=
 
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|Dem20=
 
|Dem20=
 
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===Taxation and IRS Oversight===
 
===Taxation and IRS Oversight===
*113th Congress Chair: [[Michael Bennet]] (CO)
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''To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page [http://www.finance.senate.gov/about/subcommittees here].''
*112th Congress Chair: [[Kent Conrad]] (ND)<ref name="subs"/>
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*114th Congress Chairman: [[Mike Crapo]] (ID)
{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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*113th Congress Chairman: [[Michael Bennet]] (CO)
|Collapse=Yes
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*112th Congress Chairman: [[Kent Conrad]] (ND)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2015-2016
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|Collapse=
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
|Rep1=Michael Enzi
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|Rep1=Mike Crapo
|gopleader1=Ranking Member
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|gopleader1=Chairman
|Rep2=Orrin G. Hatch
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|Rep2=Pat Roberts
|Rep3=Mike Crapo
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|Rep3=Mike Enzi
|Rep4=Pat Roberts
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|Rep4=John Cornyn
|Rep5=John Cornyn
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|Rep5=John Thune
|Rep6=John Thune
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|Rep6=Johnny Isakson
|Rep7=Patrick Toomey
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|Rep7=Rob Portman
|Rep8=
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|Rep8=Pat Toomey
|Rep9=
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|Rep9=Daniel Coats
|Rep10=
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|Rep10=Dean Heller
|Rep11=
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|Rep11=Tim Scott
 
|Rep12=
 
|Rep12=
 
|Rep13=
 
|Rep13=
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|Rep19=
 
|Rep19=
 
|Rep20=
 
|Rep20=
|Dem1=Michael Bennet
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|Dem1=Robert Casey
|demleader1=Chairman
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
|Dem2=Max Baucus
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|Dem2=Charles Schumer
|Dem3=Ron Wyden
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|Dem3=Bill Nelson
|Dem4=Charles Schumer
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|Dem4=Robert Menendez
|Dem5=Robert Menendez
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|Dem5=Thomas Carper
|Dem6=Thomas Carper
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|Dem6=Ben Cardin
|Dem7=Ben Cardin
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|Dem7=Michael Bennet
|Dem8=Robert Casey
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|Dem8=Mark Warner
|Dem9=
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|Dem9=Ron Wyden
|Dem10=
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|Dem11=
 
|Dem11=
 
|Dem12=
 
|Dem12=
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|Dem20=
 
|Dem20=
 
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}}
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===Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure===
 
===Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure===
*113th Congress Chair: [[Debbie Stabenow]] (MI)
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''To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page [http://www.finance.senate.gov/about/subcommittees here].''
*112th Congress Chair: [[Jeff Bingaman]] (NM)<ref name="subs"/>
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*114th Congress Chairman: [[Daniel Coats]] (IN)
{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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*113th Congress Chairman: [[Debbie Stabenow]] (MI)
|Collapse=Yes
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*112th Congress Chairman: [[Jeff Bingaman]] (NM)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2015-2016
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|Collapse=
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure
|Rep1=John Cornyn
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|Rep1=Daniel Coats
|gopleader1=Ranking Member
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|gopleader1=Chairman
 
|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
 
|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
 
|Rep3=Mike Crapo
 
|Rep3=Mike Crapo
 
|Rep4=Michael Enzi
 
|Rep4=Michael Enzi
|Rep5=John Thune
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|Rep5=John Cornyn
|Rep6=Richard Burr
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|Rep6=John Thune
|Rep7=Johnny Isakson
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|Rep7=Richard Burr
 
|Rep8=
 
|Rep8=
 
|Rep9=
 
|Rep9=
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|Rep19=
 
|Rep19=
 
|Rep20=
 
|Rep20=
|Dem1=Debbie Stabenow
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|Dem1=Michael Bennet
|demleader1=Chairman
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
|Dem2=Max Baucus
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|Dem2=Maria Cantwell
|Dem3=John Rockefeller
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|Dem3=Bill Nelson
|Dem4=Ron Wyden
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|Dem4=Thomas Carper
|Dem5=Maria Cantwell
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|Dem5=Robert Casey
|Dem6=Bill Nelson
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|Dem6=
|Dem7=Thomas Carper
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|Dem7=
|Dem8=Michael Bennet
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|Dem9=
 
|Dem9=
 
|Dem10=
 
|Dem10=
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|Dem20=
 
|Dem20=
 
}}
 
}}
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===International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness===
 
===International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness===
*113th Congress Chair: [[Ron Wyden]] (OR)
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''To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page [http://www.finance.senate.gov/about/subcommittees here].''
*112th Congress Chair: [[Ron Wyden]] (OR)<ref name="subs"/>
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*114th Congress Chairman: [[John Cornyn]] (TX)
{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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*113th Congress Chairman: [[Ron Wyden]] (OR)
|Collapse=Yes
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*112th Congress Chairman: [[Ron Wyden]] (OR)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2015-2016
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|Collapse=
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness
|Rep1=Johnny Isakson
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|Rep1=John Cornyn
|gopleader1=Ranking Member
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|gopleader1=Chairman
|Rep2=Orrin G. Hatch
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|Rep2=Chuck Grassley
|Rep3=Chuck Grassley
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|Rep3=Pat Roberts
|Rep4=Pat Roberts
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|Rep4=John Thune
|Rep5=John Thune
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|Rep5=Johnny Isakson
 
|Rep6=Rob Portman
 
|Rep6=Rob Portman
 
|Rep7=
 
|Rep7=
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|Rep20=
 
|Rep20=
 
|Dem1=Ron Wyden
 
|Dem1=Ron Wyden
|demleader1=Chairman
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
|Dem2=John Rockefeller
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|Dem2=Charles Schumer
|Dem3=Charles Schumer
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|Dem3=Debbie Stabenow
|Dem4=Debbie Stabenow
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|Dem4=Bill Nelson
|Dem5=Maria Cantwell
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|Dem5=
|Dem6=Robert Menendez
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|Dem6=
|Dem7=Sherrod Brown
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|Dem7=
|Dem8=Michael Bennet
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|Dem8=
 
|Dem9=
 
|Dem9=
 
|Dem10=
 
|Dem10=
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===Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy===
 
===Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy===
*113th Congress Chair: [[Sherrod Brown]] (OH)
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''To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page [http://www.finance.senate.gov/about/subcommittees here].''
*112th Congress Chair: [[Debbie Stabenow]] (MI)<ref name="subs"/>
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*114th Congress Chairman: [[Dean Heller]] (NV)
{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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*113th Congress Chairman: [[Sherrod Brown]] (OH)
|Collapse=Yes
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*112th Congress Chairman: [[Debbie Stabenow]] (MI)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2015-2016
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|Collapse=
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy
|Rep1=Patrick Toomey
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|Rep1=Dean Heller
|gopleader1=Ranking Member
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|gopleader1=Chairman
|Rep2=Mike Crapo
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|Rep2=Johnny Isakson
|Rep3=Johnny Isakson
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|Rep3=Patrick Toomey
|Rep4=Rob Portman
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|Rep4=Tim Scott
 
|Rep5=
 
|Rep5=
 
|Rep6=
 
|Rep6=
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|Rep20=
 
|Rep20=
 
|Dem1=Sherrod Brown
 
|Dem1=Sherrod Brown
|demleader1=Chairman
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
|Dem2=John Rockefeller
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|Dem2=Charles Schumer
|Dem3=Charles Schumer
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|Dem3=
|Dem4=Bill Nelson
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|Dem4=
|Dem5=Ben Cardin
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|Dem5=
 
|Dem6=
 
|Dem6=
 
|Dem7=
 
|Dem7=
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|Dem20=
 
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===Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth===
 
===Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth===
*113th Congress Chair: [[Robert Casey]] (PA)
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''To view the jurisdiction and recent activities of this subcommittee, please see the official committee page [http://www.finance.senate.gov/about/subcommittees here].''
*112th Congress Chair: [[Bill Nelson]] (FL)<ref name="subs"/>
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*114th Congress Chairman: [[Rob Portman]] (OH)
{{Subcommittee members, 2013-2014
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*113th Congress Chairman: [[Robert Casey]] (PA)
|Collapse=Yes
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*112th Congress Chairman: [[Bill Nelson]] (FL)
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{{Subcommittee members, 2015-2016
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|Collapse=
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth
 
|Committee1=Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth
 
|Rep1=Rob Portman
 
|Rep1=Rob Portman
|gopleader1=Ranking Member
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|gopleader1=Chairman
|Rep2=Richard Burr
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|Rep2=Mike Crapo
|Rep3=
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|Rep3=Richard Burr
 
|Rep4=
 
|Rep4=
 
|Rep5=
 
|Rep5=
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|Rep19=
 
|Rep19=
 
|Rep20=
 
|Rep20=
|Dem1=Robert Casey
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|Dem1=Mark Warner
|demleader1=Chairman
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|demleader1=Ranking Member
|Dem2=Max Baucus
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|Dem2=
|Dem3=Sherrod Brown
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|Dem4=
 
|Dem4=
 
|Dem5=
 
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==Jurisdiction==
 
==Jurisdiction==
 
According to the official [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] website, the jurisdiction of the Finance Committee includes the following:
 
According to the official [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] website, the jurisdiction of the Finance Committee includes the following:
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#taxation and other revenue measures generally, and those relating to the insular possessions
 
#taxation and other revenue measures generally, and those relating to the insular possessions
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#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
 
#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
 
#national social security
 
#national social security
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{{colend}}|author=U.S. Senate Committee on Finance<ref>[http://www.finance.senate.gov/about/jurisdiction/ U.S. State Senate Committee on Finance]</ref>}}
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]]
 
*[[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]]
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*[[List of committees in the United States Congress]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Latest revision as of 13:27, 30 March 2015


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Background
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The United States Senate 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

114th Congress

The committee chairman in the 114th Congress is Orrin Hatch (R).

113th Congress

The committee chairman in the 113th Congress was initially Max Baucus (D). He was subsequently replaced by Ron Wyden (D) when Baucus was appointed as U.S. Ambassador to China.[2]

"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."[2]

112th Congress

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

Membership

2015-2016 (114th Congress)

Committee on Finance Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (12)Republican members (14)
Ron Wyden (Oregon) Ranking MemberOrrin Hatch (Utah) Chairman
Charles E. Schumer (New York) Charles Grassley (Iowa)
Debbie Stabenow (Michigan) Michael Crapo (Idaho)
Maria Cantwell (Washington) Pat Roberts (Kansas)
Bill Nelson (Florida) Michael B. Enzi (Wyoming)
Robert Menendez (New Jersey) John Cornyn (Texas)
Thomas R. Carper (Delaware) John Thune (South Dakota)
Benjamin L. Cardin (Maryland) Richard Burr (North Carolina)
Sherrod Brown (Ohio) Johnny Isakson (Georgia)
Michael Bennet (Colorado) Rob Portman (Ohio)
Bob Casey (Pennsylvania) Pat Toomey (Pennsylvania)
Mark Warner (Virginia) Dan Coats (Indiana)
Dean Heller (Nevada)
Tim Scott (South Carolina)

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee legislation

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Subcommittees

Health Care

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

Subcommittee on Health Care Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (6)Republican members (8)
Debbie Stabenow Ranking MemberPatrick Toomey Chairman
Maria Cantwell Chuck Grassley
Robert Menendez Pat Roberts
Ben Cardin Michael Enzi
Sherrod Brown Richard Burr
Mark Warner Daniel Coats
Dean Heller
Tim Scott

Taxation and IRS Oversight

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

Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (9)Republican members (11)
Robert Casey Ranking MemberMike Crapo Chairman
Charles Schumer Pat Roberts
Bill Nelson Mike Enzi
Robert Menendez John Cornyn
Thomas Carper John Thune
Ben Cardin Johnny Isakson
Michael Bennet Rob Portman
Mark Warner Pat Toomey
Ron Wyden Daniel Coats
Dean Heller
Tim Scott

Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure

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

Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (5)Republican members (7)
Michael Bennet Ranking MemberDaniel Coats Chairman
Maria Cantwell Chuck Grassley
Bill Nelson Mike Crapo
Thomas Carper Michael Enzi
Robert Casey John Cornyn
John Thune
Richard Burr

International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness

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

Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (4)Republican members (6)
Ron Wyden Ranking MemberJohn Cornyn Chairman
Charles Schumer Chuck Grassley
Debbie Stabenow Pat Roberts
Bill Nelson John Thune
Johnny Isakson
Rob Portman

Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy

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

Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (2)Republican members (4)
Sherrod Brown Ranking MemberDean Heller Chairman
Charles Schumer Johnny Isakson
Patrick Toomey
Tim Scott

Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth

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Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (1)Republican members (3)
Mark Warner Ranking MemberRob Portman Chairman
Mike Crapo
Richard Burr

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
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—U.S. Senate Committee on Finance[4]

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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