Hearings

Past Hearings

Social Security: Is a Key Foundation of Economic Security Working for Women? Full Committee Hearing 12/09/2014
Natural Gas Vehicles: Fueling American Jobs, Enhancing Energy Security, and Achieving Emissions Benefits Subcommittee Hearing 12/03/2014
Tax Relief after a Disaster: How Individuals, Small Businesses, and Communities Recover Subcommittee Hearing 11/18/2014
Open Executive Session to Consider Favorably Reporting the Nomination of Carolyn Watts Colvin, of Maryland, to be Commissioner of Social Security Executive Session 09/18/2014
Reforming America’s Outdated Energy Tax Code Full Committee Hearing 09/17/2014
The Children’s Health Insurance Program: Protecting America’s Children and Families Subcommittee Hearing 09/16/2014
Retirement Savings 2.0: Updating Savings Policy for the Modern Economy Full Committee Hearing 09/16/2014
Open Executive Session to consider the nominations of Robert W. Holleyman II, D. Nathan Sheets, Ramin Toloui, Maria Cancian, and Cary Douglas Pugh Executive Session 07/31/2014
Hearing to Consider the Nominations of The Honorable Carolyn Watts Colvin Full Committee Hearing 07/31/2014
The African Growth and Opportunity Act at 14: The Road Ahead Full Committee Hearing 07/30/2014
The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Lessons Learned Two Years Later Subcommittee Hearing 07/29/2014
Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided, and Evaded Full Committee Hearing 07/29/2014
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
Open Executive Session to consider favorably reporting the Nominations of R. Gil Kerlikowske, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Customs, Department of Homeland Security, vice Alan D. Bersin, resigned; Richard G. Frank, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, vice Sherry Glied, resigned; The Honorable L. Paige Marvel, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court, for a term of fifteen years (Reappointment); Tamara Wenda Ashford, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court, for a term of fifteen years, vice Mary Ann Cohen, retired Executive Session 02/04/2014
Hearing to consider the nomination of Karen Dynan, of Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, vice Janice Eberly; and Richard G. Frank, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, vice Sherry Glied, resigned. Full Committee Hearing 01/30/2014
Hearing on Advancing Congress’s Trade Agenda: The Role of Trade Negotiating Authority Full Committee Hearing 01/16/2014
Hearing to consider the nominations of R. Gil Kerlikowske, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Customs, Department of Homeland Security, vice Alan D. Bersin, resigned; The Honorable L. Paige Marvel, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court, for a term of fifteen years (Reappointment); Tamara Wenda Ashford, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court, for a term of fifteen years, vice Mary Ann Cohen, retired. Full Committee Hearing 01/15/2014
Open Executive Session to consider favorably reporting the nominations of Sarah Bloom Raskin, of Maryland, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, vice Neal S. Wolin; and Rhonda Schnare Schmidtlein, of Missouri, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for a term expiring December 16, 2021, vice Shara L. Aranoff, term expired. Executive Session 01/15/2014
The Role of Social Security, Defined Benefits, and Private Retirement Accounts in the Face of the Retirement Crisis Subcommittee Hearing 12/18/2013
Open Executive Session to consider favorably reporting the nominations of Sarah Bloom Raskin, of Maryland, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, vice Neal S. Wolin; John Andrew Koskinen, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue for the term expiring November 12, 2017, vice Douglas H. Shulman, term expired; and Rhonda Schnare Schmidtlein, of Missouri, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for a term expiring December 16, 2021, vice Shara L. Aranoff, term expired. Executive Session 12/13/2013
Open Executive Session to Consider an Original Bill to Repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate System and to Consider Health Care Extenders; and The Supporting At-Risk Children Act Executive Session 12/12/2013
CANCELLED: The Digital Trade Agenda Subcommittee Hearing 12/11/2013
Hearing to consider the Nomination of John Andrew Koskinen, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue Full Committee Hearing 12/11/2013
Hearing to consider the Nomination of John Andrew Koskinen, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue Full Committee Hearing 12/10/2013
Hearing to consider the nominations of Sarah Bloom Raskin; and Rhonda Schnare Schmidtlein Full Committee Hearing 11/20/2013
Health Insurance Exchanges: An Update from the Administration Full Committee Hearing 11/06/2013
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Achieving the Potential Full Committee Hearing 10/30/2013
The Debt Limit Full Committee Hearing 10/10/2013
CANCELLED: Transforming Medicare Post-Acute Care: Issues and Options Full Committee Hearing 10/08/2013
CANCELLED: Open Executive Session to Organize for the 113th Congress Executive Session 09/18/2013
Powering Our Future: Principles for Energy Tax Reform Subcommittee Hearing 07/31/2013
Open Executive Session to consider favorably reporting the nominations of The Honorable Michael B. Thornton, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years (Reappointment); Joseph W. Nega, of Illinois, to be a Judge of United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years, vice Thomas B. Wells, retired; and F. Scott Kieff, of Illinois, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for the term expiring June 16, 2020, vice Daniel Pearson, term expired. Executive Session 07/25/2013
Health Information Technology: Using it to Improve Care Full Committee Hearing 07/24/2013
Hearing to consider the Nominations of The Honorable Michael B. Thornton, Joseph W. Nega, and F. Scott Kieff Full Committee Hearing 07/18/2013
Health Information Technology: A Building Block to Quality Health Care Full Committee Hearing 07/17/2013
Repealing the SGR and the Path Forward: A View from CMS Full Committee Hearing 07/10/2013
Health Care Quality: The Path Forward Full Committee Hearing 06/26/2013
Program Integrity: Oversight of Recovery Audit Contractors Full Committee Hearing 06/25/2013
High Prices, Low Transparency: The Bitter Pill of Health Care Costs Full Committee Hearing 06/18/2013
Sex Trafficking and Exploitation in America: Child Welfare’s Role in Prevention and Intervention Full Committee Hearing 06/11/2013
Open Executive Session to consider the Nomination of Michael Froman, of New York, to be United States Trade Representative, with the Rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Executive Office of the President Executive Session 06/11/2013
Hearing to consider the Nomination of Michael Froman Full Committee Hearing 06/06/2013
S.662, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2013 Full Committee Hearing 05/22/2013
A Review of Criteria Used by the IRS to Identify 501(c)(4) Applications for Greater Scrutiny Full Committee Hearing 05/21/2013
Advancing Reform: Medicare Physicians Payments Full Committee Hearing 05/14/2013
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Opportunities and Challenges Full Committee Hearing 04/24/2013
Open Executive Session to consider the nomination of Marilyn B. Tavenner, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Executive Session 04/23/2013
The Antwone Fisher Story as a Case Study for Child Welfare Full Committee Hearing 04/23/2013
The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 Full Committee Hearing 04/17/2013
Tax Fraud and Tax ID Theft: Moving Forward with Solutions Full Committee Hearing 04/16/2013
The President’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Full Committee Hearing 04/11/2013
Nomination Hearing to consider the nomination of Marilyn B. Tavenner, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Full Committee Hearing 04/09/2013
Reforming the Delivery System: The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Full Committee Hearing 03/20/2013
The President's 2013 Trade Agenda Full Committee Hearing 03/19/2013
Delivery System Reform: Progress Report from CMS Full Committee Hearing 02/28/2013
The Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2013 to 2023 Full Committee Hearing 02/26/2013
To Organize for the 113th Congress; and to Consider the Nominations of Jacob J. Lew, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury; William B. Schultz, of the District of Columbia, to be General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services; and Christopher J. Meade, of New York, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury Executive Session 02/26/2013
Health Insurance Exchanges: Progress Report Full Committee Hearing 02/14/2013
Hearing to Consider the Nomination of Jacob J. Lew, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury Full Committee Hearing 02/13/2013
Open Executive Session to Consider Favorably Reporting the Nominations of Ronald Lee Buch, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court, and Albert G. Lauber, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court Executive Session 12/21/2012
Hearing to consider the Nominations of William B. Schultz, and Christopher J. Meade Full Committee Hearing 12/20/2012
Improving Care for Dually-Eligible Beneficiaries: A Progress Update Full Committee Hearing 12/13/2012
Tax Reform and Federal Energy Policy: Incentives to Promote Energy Efficiency Subcommittee Hearing 12/12/2012
Hearing to consider the Nominations of Albert G. Lauber and Ronald Lee Buch Full Committee Hearing 12/11/2012
Tax Reform and the Tax Treatment of Capital Gains Joint Full Committee Hearing 09/20/2012
Healing in Indian Country: Ensuring Access to Quality Health Care Full Committee Field Hearing 08/08/2012
Open Executive Session to Consider The Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012 Executive Session 08/02/2012
Tax Reform: Examining the Taxation of Business Entities Full Committee Hearing 08/01/2012
Education Tax Incentives and Tax Reform Full Committee Hearing 07/25/2012
Open Executive Session to consider the Enforcing Orders and Reducing Customs Evasion (ENFORCE) Act; Citrus, Cotton, and Wool Trust Funds; African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Amendments, Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) Technical Corrections, Burma Sanctions; and Russia Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) and Moldova PNTR Executive Session 07/18/2012
Roundtable Discussion on Medicare Physician Payments: Perspectives from Physicians Full Committee Hearing 07/11/2012
Boosting Opportunities and Growth Through Tax Reform: Helping More Young People Achieve The American Dream Full Committee Hearing 07/10/2012
Open Executive Session to Consider the Nominations of Mark J. Mazur, Matthew S. Rutherford, and Meredith M. Broadbent Executive Session 06/29/2012
Russia’s WTO Accession – Administration’s Views on the Implications for the United States Full Committee Hearing 06/21/2012
Confronting The Looming Fiscal Crisis Full Committee Hearing 06/19/2012
Roundtable Discussion on Medicare Physician Payment Policy: Lessons from the Private Sector Full Committee Hearing 06/14/2012

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