Hearings

Upcoming Hearings

Hearing to Consider the Nominations of The Honorable Carolyn Watts Colvin Full Committee Hearing 07/31
The African Growth and Opportunity Act at 14: The Road Ahead Full Committee Hearing 07/30
The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Lessons Learned Two Years Later Subcommittee Hearing 07/29
Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided, and Evaded Full Committee Hearing 07/29

Past Hearings

Social Security: A Fresh Look at Workers’ Disability Insurance Full Committee Hearing 07/24/2014
Saving for an Uncertain Future: How the ABLE Act can Help People with Disabilities and their Families Subcommittee Hearing 07/23/2014
The U.S. Tax Code: Love It, Leave It or Reform It! Full Committee Hearing 07/22/2014
The Role of Trade and Technology in 21st Century Manufacturing Full Committee Hearing 07/17/2014
Hearing to Consider the Nominations of Robert W. Holleyman II and Cary Douglas Pugh Full Committee Hearing 07/16/2014
Chronic Illness: Addressing Patients’ Unmet Needs Full Committee Hearing 07/15/2014
Continuation of the Open Executive Session to consider a Chairman’s Mark entitled The Preserving America’s Transit and Highways Act Executive Session 07/10/2014
Open Executive Session to consider a Chairman’s Mark entitled, The Preserving America’s Transit and Highways Act Executive Session 06/26/2014
Trade Enforcement: Using Trade Rules to Level the Playing Field for U.S. Companies and Workers Full Committee Hearing 06/25/2014
Hearing to consider the nominations of D. Nathan Sheets, of Maryland, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury, vice Lael Brainard, resigned; Ramin Toloui, of Iowa, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury, vice Charles Collyns, resigned; and Maria Cancian, of Wisconsin, to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services, vice Carmen R. Nazario. Full Committee Hearing 06/25/2014
Less Student Debt from the Start: What Role Should the Tax System Play? Full Committee Hearing 06/24/2014
Open Executive Session to consider Favorably Reporting the Nominations of Henry J. Aaron, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2014, vice Jeffrey Robert Brown, term expired; and for a term expiring September 30, 2020 (Reappointment); Lanhee J. Chen, of California, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2018, vice Mark J. Warshawsky, term expired; and Alan L. Cohen, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2016, vice Dana K. Bilyeu, term expired Executive Session 06/18/2014
Open Executive Session to consider favorably reporting the nomination of The Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; Stefan M. Selig, of New York, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade; and Darci L. Vetter, of Nebraska, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador Executive Session 05/21/2014
Strengthening Social Security to Meet the Needs of Tomorrow’s Retirees Subcommittee Hearing 05/21/2014
Hearing to consider the nomination of The Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, vice Kathleen Sebelius Full Committee Hearing 05/14/2014
Hearing to consider the nomination of Stefan M. Selig, of New York, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, vice Francisco J. Sanchez, resigned; Darci L. Vetter, of Nebraska, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador, vice Islam A. Siddiqui; Henry J. Aaron, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2014; and for a term expiring September 30, 2020 (Reappointment); Lanhee J. Chen, of California, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2018, vice Mark J. Warshawsky, term expired; and Alan L. Cohen, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2016, vice Dana K. Bilyeu, term expired. Full Committee Hearing 05/08/2014
New Routes for Funding and Financing Highways and Transit Full Committee Hearing 05/06/2014
President Obama's 2014 Trade Policy Agenda Full Committee Hearing 05/01/2014
The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 Full Committee Hearing 04/10/2014
Protecting Taxpayers from Incompetent and Unethical Return Preparers Full Committee Hearing 04/08/2014
Open Executive Session to consider an original bill entitled “Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act;” an original bill entitled “The Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2014” (The Tax Technical Corrections Act of 2014 includes both technical corrections and “deadwood” provisions, which are described separately in the attachments); and to fill vacancies on subcommittees, the Joint Committee on Taxation, the Congressional Oversight Group, and the Congressional Trade Advisors on Trade Policy and Negotiations Executive Session 04/03/2014
Innovative Ideas to Strengthen and Expand the Middle Class Full Committee Hearing 03/13/2014
The President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Full Committee Hearing 03/05/2014
Retirement Savings for Low-Income Workers Subcommittee Hearing 02/26/2014
Open Executive Session to consider favorably reporting the nomination of Karen Dynan, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, vice Janice Eberly Executive Session 02/06/2014

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