US (United States) Code. Title 26. Subtitle G: The Joint Committee on Taxation. Chapter 91: Organization

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26 USC CHAPTER 91 - ORGANIZATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE

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TITLE 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Subtitle G - The Joint Committee on Taxation

CHAPTER 91 - ORGANIZATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE

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CHAPTER 91 - ORGANIZATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE

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Sec.

8001. Authorization.

8002. Membership.

8003. Election of chairman and vice chairman.

8004. Appointment and compensation of staff.

8005. Payment of expenses.

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26 USC Sec. 8001 01/06/03

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TITLE 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Subtitle G - The Joint Committee on Taxation

CHAPTER 91 - ORGANIZATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE

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Sec. 8001. Authorization

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There shall be a joint congressional committee known as the Joint

Committee on Taxation (hereinafter in this subtitle referred to as

the "Joint Committee").

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(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 925; Pub. L. 94-455, title XIX,

Sec. 1907(a)(1), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1835.)

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AMENDMENTS

1976 - Pub. L. 94-455 struck out "Internal Revenue" after

"Committee on".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1976 AMENDMENT

Section 1907(c) of Pub. L. 94-455 provided that: "The amendments

made by this section [amending this section and sections 8004,

8021, and 8023 of this title and enacting provisions set out below]

shall take effect on the first day of the first month which begins

more than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct.

4, 1976]."

REFERENCES TO JOINT COMMITTEE ON INTERNAL REVENUE TAXATION

Pub. L. 94-455, title XIX, Sec. 1907(a)(5), Oct. 4, 1976, 90

Stat. 1836, provided that: "All references in any other statute, or

in any rule, regulation, or order, to the Joint Committee on

Internal Revenue Taxation shall be considered to be made to the

Joint Committee on Taxation."

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26 USC Sec. 8002 01/06/03

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TITLE 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Subtitle G - The Joint Committee on Taxation

CHAPTER 91 - ORGANIZATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE

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Sec. 8002. Membership

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(a) Number and selection

The Joint Committee shall be composed of 10 members as follows:

(1) From Committee on Finance

Five members who are members of the Committee on Finance of the

Senate, three from the majority and two from the minority party,

to be chosen by such Committee; and

(2) From Committee on Ways and Means

Five members who are members of the Committee on Ways and Means

of the House of Representatives, three from the majority and two

from the minority party, to be chosen by such Committee.

(b) Tenure of office

(1) General limitation

No person shall continue to serve as a member of the Joint

Committee after he has ceased to be a member of the Committee by

which he was chosen, except that -

(2) Exception

The members chosen by the Committee on Ways and Means who have

been reelected to the House of Representatives may continue to

serve as members of the Joint Committee notwithstanding the

expiration of the Congress.

(c) Vacancies

A vacancy in the Joint Committee -

(1) Effect

Shall not affect the power of the remaining members to execute

the functions of the Joint Committee; and

(2) Manner of filling

Shall be filled in the same manner as the original selection,

except that -

(A) Adjournment or recess of Congress

In case of a vacancy during an adjournment or recess of

Congress for a period of more than 2 weeks, the members of the

Joint Committee who are members of the Committee entitled to

fill such vacancy may designate a member of such Committee to

serve until his successor is chosen by such Committee; and

(B) Expiration of Congress

In the case of a vacancy after the expiration of a Congress

which would be filled by the Committee on Ways and Means, the

members of such Committee who are continuing to serve as

members of the Joint Committee may designate a person who,

immediately prior to such expiration, was a member of such

Committee and who is re-elected to the House of

Representatives, to serve until his successor is chosen by such

Committee.

(d) Allowances

The members shall serve without compensation in addition to that

received for their services as members of Congress; but they shall

be reimbursed for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses

incurred by them in the performance of the duties vested in the

Joint Committee, other than expenses in connection with meetings of

the Joint Committee held in the District of Columbia during such

times as the Congress is in session.

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(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 925.)

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26 USC Sec. 8003 01/06/03

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TITLE 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Subtitle G - The Joint Committee on Taxation

CHAPTER 91 - ORGANIZATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE

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Sec. 8003. Election of chairman and vice chairman

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The Joint Committee shall elect a chairman and vice chairman from

among its members.

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(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 926.)

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26 USC Sec. 8004 01/06/03

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TITLE 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Subtitle G - The Joint Committee on Taxation

CHAPTER 91 - ORGANIZATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE

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Sec. 8004. Appointment and compensation of staff

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Except as otherwise provided by law, the Joint Committee shall

have power to appoint and fix the compensation of the Chief of

Staff of the Joint Committee and such experts and clerical,

stenographic, and other assistants as it deems advisable.

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(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 926; Pub. L. 94-455, title XIX,

Sec. 1907(a)(2), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1835.)

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AMENDMENTS

1976 - Pub. L. 94-455 substituted "compensation of the Chief of

Staff of the Joint Committee" for "compensation of a clerk" after

"appoint and fix the".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1976 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 94-455 effective on first day of first month

which begins more than 90 days after Oct. 4, 1976, see section

1907(c) of Pub. L. 94-455, set out as a note under section 8001 of

this title.

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26 USC Sec. 8005 01/06/03

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TITLE 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Subtitle G - The Joint Committee on Taxation

CHAPTER 91 - ORGANIZATION AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE

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Sec. 8005. Payment of expenses

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The expenses of the Joint Committee shall be paid one-half from

the contingent fund of the Senate and one-half from the contingent

fund of the House of Representatives, upon vouchers signed by the

chairman or the vice chairman.

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(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 926.)

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