Floor Statements

Camp Floor Statement: H.J.Res. 118, a Resolution to Disapprove of the HHS Rule Waiving the Welfare Work Requirements

September 20, 2012 — Floor Statements

I rise today in support of H.J.Res. 118, a resolution to disapprove of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule waiving the work requirements in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF cash welfare program.The requirement that 50 percent of a State’s welfare caseload work or prepare for work was a central part of the bipartisan 1996 welfare reforms ...

Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 6410, The Buffett Rule Act of 2012

September 19, 2012 — Floor Statements

I rise today in support of H.R. 6410, a bill to provide a simple way for individuals to voluntarily donate funds to pay down the national debt.Under current law, you can contribute to debt reduction.  But like all things with the IRS, it isn’t easy.  If you dig deep into the 189 pages of instructions that accompany the 1040, you will find on page 88 the following: “Do not ...

Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 6079, Repeal of ObamaCare Act

July 10, 2012 — Floor Statements

(Remarks as Prepared)We are here today to repeal a law that is both fundamentally flawed and overwhelmingly unpopular.  The problem with this law – among its many faults – is it puts government at the center of health care decisions; not doctors and patients.  Instead of families and employers deciding what coverage is ...

Chairman Camp Statement on Highway Bill

June 29, 2012 — Floor Statements

Washington, DC - Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), a member of the joint U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate conference committee on the Highway Bill, issued the following statement regarding House action the legislation.  The bill passed the U.S. House of ...

Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) H.R. 436, “The Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012”

June 07, 2012 — Floor Statements

I come to the floor today in support of H.R. 436, The Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012.   This bill would repeal two of the harmful tax hikes contained in the Democrats’ health care law – the medical device tax and the restrictions on using health-related savings accounts for over-the-counter (OTC) medication.  The legislation also includes a provision that will increase ...

Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 9, “The Small Business Tax Cut Act.”

April 19, 2012 — Floor Statements

I rise today in support of H.R. 9, “The Small Business Tax Cut Act.”  This legislation will allow small businesses with fewer than 500 employees to take a 20 percent tax deduction.Small businesses are the engine of job creation.  And, while we pursue comprehensive tax reform that will give all businesses certainty to invest and hire, this bill will help small businesses to ...

Camp Floor Statement: H.R. 4105

March 06, 2012 — Floor Statements

Mr. Speaker, I urge passage of this legislation to ensure that we can continue to fight unfair subsidies from countries like China that violate the WTO, injure our industries and cost U.S. jobs.  This legislation reaffirms that our anti-subsidy or countervailing duty laws apply to subsidies from China and other non-market countries and overturns an erroneous decision by the Federal Circuit ...