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. 5260, Stop Disability Fraud Act of 2014

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:

Report: Social Security Failing in Fighting Fraud
Sep 12, 2014 -
Washington, DC – Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) called on the Acting Commissioner of Social Security to adopt the recom...

GAO Finds Railroad Retirement Disability Program Fails to Prevent Fraud
Aug 1, 2014 -
Washington, DC – Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) today released a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report finding...

Johnson Introduces Bill To Combat Disability Fraud
Jul 30, 2014 -
Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) introduced H.R. 5260, the Stop Disability Fraud Act of 2014, ...

Johnson Opening Statement: Hearing on What Workers Need to Know About Social Security as They Plan for Their Retirement
Jul 29, 2014 -
Yesterday, the Social Security Board of Trustees – folks who provide us with the results of Social Security’s annual financial check-up – again sounded the ala...

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 ...

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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