Congressman Adrian Smith has been assigned to both the Health and Trade subcommittees of the Ways and Means House Committee.
As part of the Trade Subcommittee, Smith will face issues related to trade agreements; budget authorizations for several departments; and special trade-related problems involving market access,
export policy and promotion, and bilateral trade relations including trade with
The Subcommittee on Health will have Smith overseeing taxes
and payments (from any source) relating to Medicare and all other health care
and health delivery systems except Medicaid.
"These subcommittees offer a unique opportunity to
represent the interests of the Third District during the 113th Congress as the
U.S. negotiates new trade agreements around the world, and many of the most
burdensome provisions of the 2010 health care law begin to take
effect," said Smith. "I also look forward to addressing comprehensive tax reform
with the full committee to simplify the tax code for all Americans and
encourage economic growth."
Smith has served on the Ways and Means Committee since January