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  • Full Committee Action Advisory No. FC 29-A -- Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA), Committee on Ways and Means, announces Committee action on the following bills:
    1. H.R. 1619, a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation on capital losses applicable to individuals.  Click on the link for a copy of the Chairman's amendment in the nature of a substitute.  (Visit the Website of the Joint Committee on Taxation for additional markup documents: Description of H.R.1619 (JCX-94-02); Estimated Revenue Effects of H.R. 1619 (JCX-95-02); Description of the Chairman's Amendment in the Nature o a Substitute to H.R. 1619 (JCX-96-02); and Estimated Revenue Effects of a Chairman's Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 1619 (JCX-97-02).)
    2. H.R. 5558, the "Retirement Savings and Security Act of 2002."  Click on the link for a copy of the Chairman's amendment in the nature of a substitute. Visit the Website of the Joint Committee on Taxation for additional markup documents:  Description of H.R. 5558 (JCX-98-02); Estimated Revenue Effects of H.R. 5558 (JCX-99-02); Description of Chairman's Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 5558 (JCX-100-02); and Estimated Revenue Effects of a Chairman's Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 5558 (JCX-101-02).)
  • Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA), Committee on Ways and Means, announces that H.R. 5557, the "Armed Forces Tax Fairness Act of 2002," will be considered on the floor this evening, October 8, 2002.  Visit the Website of the Joint Committee on Taxation for additional documents:  Technical Explanation of H.R. 5557, JCX-92-02, and Estimated Revenue Effects of H.R. 5557 (JCX-93-02).
  • HL-18 Witness List -- Congresswoman Nancy L. Johnson (R-CT), Chairman, Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Ways and Means, announces a witness list for the hearing on October 3, 2002, on Medicare Payments for Currently Covered Prescription Drugs.
  • Health Advisory No. HL-18 -- Congresswoman Nancy L. Johnson (R-CT), Chairman, Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Ways and Means, announces a hearing on October 3, 2002, on Medicare Payments for Currently Covered Prescription Drugs.
  • Oversight Advisory No. OV-16-Revised -- Congressman Amo Houghton (R-NY), Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight, Committee on Ways and Means, announces postponement of hearing on October 1, 2002, on IRS Performance Under Commissioner Rossotti and the Future Needs of the IRS.
  • Oversight Advisory No. OV-16 -- Congressman Amo Houghton (R-NY), Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight, Committee on Ways and Means, announces a hearing on October 1, 2002, on IRS Performance Under Commissioner Rossotti and the Future Needs of the IRS.
  • SS-17 Witness List -- Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr. (R-FL), Chairman, Subcommittee on Social Security, Committee on Ways and Means, announces a witness list for the hearing on September 26, 2002, on Fourth in a Series of Hearings on Social Security Disability Programs' Challenges and Opportunities.
  • Social Security Advisory No. SS-17 -- Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr. (R-FL), Chairman, Subcommittee on Social Security, Committee on Ways and Means, announces a hearing on September 26, 2002, on Fourth in a Series of Hearings on Social Security Disability Programs' Challenges and Opportunities.

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