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Committees and Caucuses
Representative Kelly serves on the following committees:
The Committee on Ways and Means is the oldest committee of the United States Congress, and is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives. The Committee derives a large share of its jurisdiction from Article I, Section VII of the U.S. Constitution which declares, "All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives." To read more, click here.
Subcommittee on Human Resources: The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Human Resources shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to the public assistance provisions of the Social Security Act, including temporary assistance for needy families, child care, child and family services, child support, foster care, adoption, supplemental security income, social services, eligibility of welfare recipients for food stamps, and low-income energy assistance.
Subcommittee on Social Security: The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Social Security shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to the Federal Old Age, Survivors’ and Disability Insurance System, the Railroad Retirement System, and employment taxes and trust fund operations relating to those systems.
Subcommittee on Oversight: The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Oversight shall include all matters within the scope of the full Committee’s jurisdiction but shall be limited to existing law.
Additionally, Rep. Kelly is serving as the co-chair of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, a bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives from the 18 Northeastern and Midwestern States. To learn more, click here.
Representative Kelly is also a member of the following caucuses:
The Pro-Life Caucus
The Congressional Steel Caucus
The Congressional Manufacturing Caucus
The Marcellus Shale Caucus
The Congressional Automotive Caucus
The Congressional Coal Caucus
The Job Creators Caucus
The Natural Gas Caucus
The Small Brewers Caucus
The Sportsman's Caucus
The Congressional Caucus on Korea
The Congressional Services Caucus
The Childhood Cancer Caucus
The Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth
The Congressional China Caucus
The International Conservation Caucus
The Republican Study Committee