Chairman Larson announces a Social Security Subcommittee hearing on “The Fierce Urgency of Now – Social Security 2100: A Sacred Trust”

Nov 30, 2021
Press Release

House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chair John B. Larson announced today that the Subcommittee will conduct a hearing on “The Fierce Urgency of Now – Social Security 2100: A Sacred Trust.” The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, December 7 at 1:00 PM EST in 1100 Longworth House Office Building in addition to being accessible via CISCO Webex.

Members will be provided with instructions on how to participate via the Cisco Webex platform in advance of the hearing. Members of the public may view the hearing via live webcast available at www.waysandmeans.house.gov (in-person attendance in room 1100 is not permitted for the general public under current COVID-19 safety protocols). The webcast will not be available until the hearing starts.

In view of the limited time available to hear witnesses, oral testimony at this hearing will be from invited witnesses only.  However, any individual or organization not scheduled for an oral appearance may submit a written statement for consideration by the Committee and for inclusion in the printed record of the hearing.                                                                    

DETAILS FOR SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN COMMENTS:

Please Note: Any person(s) and/or organization(s) wishing to submit written comments for the hearing record can do so here: WMdem.submission@mail.house.gov.

Please ATTACH your submission as a PDF in compliance with the formatting requirements listed below by the close of business on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.

For questions, or if you encounter technical problems, please call (202) 225-3625.

FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS:

The Committee relies on electronic submissions for printing the official hearing record.  As always, submissions will be included in the record according to the discretion of the Committee.  The Committee will not alter the content of your submission, but reserves the right to format it according to guidelines.  Any submission provided to the Committee by a witness, any materials submitted for the printed record, and any written comments in response to a request for written comments must conform to the guidelines listed below.  Any submission not in compliance with these guidelines will not be printed, but will be maintained in the Committee files for review and use by the Committee.

All submissions and supplementary materials must be submitted in a single document via email, provided in PDF format and must not exceed a total of 10 pages.  Witnesses and submitters are advised that the Committee relies on electronic submissions for printing the official hearing record.

All submissions must include a list of all clients, persons and/or organizations on whose behalf the witness appears.  The name, company, address, telephone, and fax numbers of each witness must be included in the body of the email.  Please exclude any personal identifiable information in the attached submission.

Failure to follow the formatting requirements may result in the exclusion of a submission.  All submissions for the record are final.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

The Committee seeks to make its facilities and events accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations, please call (202) 225-3625 or request via email to WMDem.Submission@mail.house.gov in advance of the event (four business days’ notice is requested).  Questions regarding accommodation needs in general (including availability of Committee materials in alternative formats) may be directed to the Committee as noted above.

Note: All Committee advisories and news releases are available at https://waysandmeans.house.gov/

 

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