COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

Social Security

About:

The Subcommittee's jurisdiction includes legislation and issues related to Social Security's retirement,
survivors and disability programs, the Railroad Retirement program, and employment taxes and trust
fund operations relating to those programs, including title II of the Social Security Act, 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 involving the Old Age and Survivors' and Disability Insurance (OASDI) programs.



Hot Topics:

Strengthening Social Security

Securing the Future of the Disability Program


Current Legislation:

H.R. 2720, Alexis Agin Identity Theft Protection Act of 2013

H.R. 1502 The Social Security Disability Insurance and Unemployment Benefits Double Dip
Elimination Act of 2013

H.R. 781 Medicare Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2013

Legislation From Previous Congresses

News:

Camp, Brady, Johnson Statements on 2014 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report
Jul 28, 2014 -
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam ...

Johnson Demands Immediate IG Investigation and Calls on Social Security Commissioner to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Failed IT Project
Jul 25, 2014 -
Washington, DC - Today, Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) sent a letter to Social Security Administration (SSA) Inspec...

Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on What Workers Need to Know About Social Security as They Plan for Their Retirement
Jul 22, 2014 -
U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security announced today that the Subcommittee wil...

Boustany, Johnson Demand Answers for the American People on Treasury Debt Recovery Program
Apr 15, 2014 -
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany Jr., M.D. (R-LA) and Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (...

Announcement by Chairman Dave Camp
Mar 31, 2014 -
Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement: “Today, I am announcing that I will not seek re-election to the United...

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Hearings:

Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on What Workers Need to Know About Social Security as They Plan for Their Retirement
Jul 29, 2014


Markup of: H.R. 4058, “To prevent and address sex trafficking of youth in foster care.”; H.R. 4429, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the subpart F exemption for active financing income.”; H.R. 4438, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit.”; H.R. 4453, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the reduced recognition period for built-in gains of S corporations.”; H.R. 4454, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain rules regarding basis adjustments to stock of S corporations making charitable contributions of property.”; H.R. 4457, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes.”; H.R. 4464, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the look-through treatment of payments between related controlled foreign corporations.”
Apr 29, 2014


Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Preventing Disability Scams
Feb 26, 2014


Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Social Security Disability Fraud Scheme in New York
Jan 16, 2014


*Joint Hearing Postponed* Chairmen Boustany and Johnson Announce Hearing on Improper Payments and Identity Theft
Dec 11, 2013


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Useful Links:

Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson

Social Security Administration

Social Security Administration, Office of the Chief Actuary