Committees and Caucuses

Representative Kelly serves on the following committees/caucuses:

House Committee on Ways and Means - Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Oversight

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 Health: The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Health shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to programs providing payments (from any source) for health care, health delivery systems, or health research.  More specifically, the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Health shall include bills and matters that relate to the health care programs of the Social Security Act (including titles V, XI (Part B), XVIII, and XIX thereof) and, concurrent with the full Committee, tax credit and deduction provisions of the Internal Revenue Code dealing with health insurance premiums and health care costs.

Subcommittee on OversightThe Oversight Subcommittee assists the full Committee in carrying out its general oversight responsibilities of matters within the scope of the full Committee’s jurisdiction. The Oversight Subcommittee works with the full Committee and other Subcommittees to determine whether the laws within the jurisdiction of the Committee (including tax, trade, health, Human Resources, and Social Security laws) are being implemented and carried out efficiently and in accordance with Congressional intent. The Oversight Subcommittee also provides oversight of the federal agencies (such as the Internal Revenue Service) responsible for implementing laws within the full Committee’s jurisdiction.

Rep. Kelly is an appointed member of the President's Export Council. To learn more, click here.

Rep. Kelly is a member of the following caucuses:

The Congressional Pro-Life Caucus

The Congressional Steel Caucus

The Congressional Propane Caucus (founding member)

The Congressional Manufacturing Caucus

The House Marcellus Shale Caucus

The House Automotive Caucus (co-chairman)

The Friends of Ireland Caucus (co-chairman)

The Congressional Cancer Caucus (co-chairman)

The Healthy Futures Task Force

The Congressional Coal Caucus

The Congressional Diabetes Caucus

The House Job Creators Caucus

The Health Care Innovation Caucus (founding co-chairman)

The House Natural Gas Caucus

The House Small Brewers Caucus (co-chairman)

The Congressional Sportsman's Caucus

The Congressional Prayer Caucus

The Congressional Caucus on Korea (co-chairman)

The Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth

The Congressional Services Caucus

The Congressional Childhood Cancer Caucus (co-chairman)

The Congressional China Caucus

The Congressional Taiwan Caucus

The House Retirement Security Caucus (co-chairman)

The Republican Study Committee

The Congressional Candy Caucus

The Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition (former co-chairman)