Human Resources

Membership 114th Congress

Ranking Member

Lloyd Doggett
Texas ~ 35

Democratic Members

John Lewis
Georgia ~ 05

Joseph Crowley
New York ~ 14

Danny Davis
Illinois ~ 07

Chairman

Vern Buchanan
Florida ~ 16

Republican Members

Kristi Noem
South Dakota ~ 00

Jason Smith
Missouri ~ 08

Robert Dold
Illinois ~ 10

Tom Rice
South Carolina ~ 07

Tom Reed
New York ~ 23

David Reichert
Washington ~ 08

Human Resources

 

The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Human Resources shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to the public assistance provisions of the Social Security Act, including temporary assistance for needy families, child care, child and family services, child support, foster care, adoption, supplemental security income, social services, eligibility of welfare recipients for food stamps, and low-income energy assistance.  More specifically, the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Human Resources shall include bills and matters relating to titles I, IV, VI, X, XIV, XVI, XVII, XX and related provisions of titles VII and XI of the Social Security Act. 

The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Human Resources shall also include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to the Federal-State system of unemployment compensation, and the financing thereof, including the programs for extended and emergency benefits.  More specifically, the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Human Resources shall also include all bills and matters pertaining to the programs of unemployment compensation under titles III, IX and XII of the Social Security Act, Chapters 23 and 23A of the Internal Revenue Code, and the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, and provisions relating thereto.

Recent Activity

Sep 7, 2016 Hearing
Nov 17, 2015 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Human Resources will hold a hearing to discuss lessons learned from welfare reforms in other countries. The hearing will take place on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 in 1100 Longworth House Office Building, beginning at 2:00 pm.

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Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress