The Oversight Subcommittee assists the full Committee in carrying out its general oversight responsibilities of matters within the scope of the full Committee’s jurisdiction. The Oversight Subcommittee works with the full Committee and other Subcommittees to determine whether the laws within the jurisdiction of the Committee (including tax, trade, health, Human Resources, and Social Security laws) are being implemented and carried out efficiently and in accordance with Congressional intent. The Oversight Subcommittee also provides oversight of the federal agencies (such as the Internal Revenue Service) responsible for implementing laws within the full Committee’s jurisdiction.




Recent Activity

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Oversight Subcommittee Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA), and members of the Subcommittee sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting Acting Commissioner David Kautter provide an explanation for the agency’s systems crash that occurred on Tax Day, A

Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Good Morning.  Mr. Chairman, I am proud to join Chairwoman Jenkins in introducing the Taxpayer First Act.  

Apr 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA) and Oversight Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) released a package of bills to redesign the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time in over 20 years. 


Ranking Member

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John Lewis
Georgia ~ 05

Democratic Members

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Joseph Crowley
New York ~ 14
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Earl Blumenauer
Oregon ~ 03
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Suzan DelBene
Washington ~ 01