Committees and Caucuses

Representative Kelly serves on the following committees/caucuses:

House Committee on Ways and Means

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 Select Revenue Measures: The Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures has primary subcommittee jurisdiction over detailed examinations of tax policy before the Committee on Ways and Means. Members of the Subcommittee, at the direction of the Chairman of the full committee, engage in a thorough examination of the wide variety of policy areas that are effected by tax policy.

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 Subcommittee on Oversight examines and investigates matters involving the administration of current law and the agencies within the scope of the full Committee's jurisdiction. In addition to providing an investigatory platform for the Committee, the Subcommittee overseas the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)'s administration of the nation's tax laws and the programs related to the Medicare and Social Security trust funds.

Additionally, Rep. Kelly serves as the co-chairman 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 House Automotive Caucus (co-chairman)

The Congressional Coal Caucus

The Job Creators Caucus

The Natural Gas Caucus

The House Small Brewers Caucus (co-chairman)

The Sportsman's Caucus

The Congressional Caucus on Korea (co-chairman)

The Congressional Services Caucus

The Childhood Cancer Caucus

The Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth

The Congressional China Caucus

The International Conservation Caucus

The House Retirement Security Caucus (co-chairman)

The Republican Study Committee