United States Senate Committee on Finance

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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

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

Membership

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Democratic Party Democrats (13)

Republican Party Republicans (11)

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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