Congressman Danny K. Davis' 116th Congress Committee Assignments


January 16, 2019

WASH, DC - In the 116th Congress, Congressman Danny K. Davis will serve as Chairman of the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee on the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Worker and Family Support Subcommittee (formerly known as the Human Resources Subcommittee) has jurisdiction to issues 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.  

Further, the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee relate to the Federal-State system of unemployment compensation, and the financing thereof, including the programs for extended and emergency benefits.  

Congressman Davis will also serve as a Member of the Trade Subcommittee.