During the 118th Congress, I am proud to serve on The House Committee on Ways and Means and The Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government.
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS
The Committee on Ways and Means is the oldest committee of the United States Congress, and is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives. The committee’s jurisdiction includes all taxation, tariffs, and other revenue-raising measures, as well as a number of programs including social security, Medicare, and unemployment insurance.
Subcommittee on Trade
The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Trade shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to customs and customs administration including tariff and import fee structure, classification, valuation of and special rules applying to imports, and special tariff provisions and procedures. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over special trade-related problems involving market access, competitive conditions of specific industries, export policy and promotion, access to materials in short supply, bilateral trade relations including trade with developing countries, operations of multinational corporations, and trade with non-market economies.
Subcommittee on Oversight
The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Oversight shall include all matters within the scope of the full Committee’s jurisdiction, including concurrent jurisdiction of matters involving the Internal Revenue Code and other revenue issues.
Subcommittee on Social Security
The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Social Security shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to the Federal Old Age, Survivors’ and Disability Insurance System, the Railroad Retirement System, and employment taxes and trust fund operations relating to those systems. More specifically, the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Social Security shall include bills and matters involving title II of the Social Security Act and Chapter 22 of the Internal Revenue Code.
SELECT SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE WEAPONIZATION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
The 118th Congress established the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, under the jurisdiction of the House Judiciary Committee, to investigate surveillance abuses from the Executive Branch on American citizens and the undermining of Americans’ civil liberties. The committee will use its sweeping investigative powers to root out corruption at the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other government agencies.