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Social Security

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 (the Railroad Retirement Tax Act), as well as provisions in title VII and title XI of the Act relating to procedure and administration involving the Old Age, Survivors’ and Disability Insurance System.

Recent Activity

Mar 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Senate passed by unanimous consent yesterday H.R. 4547, the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018 – bipartisan legislation to strengthen and improve the representative payee program to better protect those Social Security beneficiaries who are unable to manage their benefits on their own. 

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Mr. Chairman, thank you for calling today’s hearing. Social Security needs a Senate-confirmed Commissioner, but after 14 months in office the President hasn’t even named a nominee. It is my hope that the President will act without delay to nominate a qualified candidate. 

Mar 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, three Ranking Members from the Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Chairman Tom Cole (R-OK) and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), requesting the Committee provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) with at least an additional $560 mill

Feb 7, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Thank you, Chairman Johnson, for holding this hearing.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ranking Member John Larson (D-CT) introduced the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2017 (H.R.

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Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress

Ranking Member

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John Larson
Connecticut ~ 01

Democratic Members

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Bill Pascrell
New Jersey ~ 09
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Joseph Crowley
New York ~ 14
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Linda Sánchez
California ~ 38