From a press release:
House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Vern Buchanan (R-FL) announced today that the Subcommittee s will hold a joint hearing, entitled “Complexities and Challenges of Social Security Coverage and Payroll Tax Compliance for State and Local Governments.” Section 218 of the Social Security Act allows state and local governments to extend Social Security coverage to their employees through a voluntary agreement with the Social Security Administration. The hearing will focus on the complexity of Social Security coverage and payroll tax compliance under Section 218. Members will also discuss the responsibilities of the Social Security Administration, the Internal Revenue Service, and State Social Security Administrators in ensuring proper administration. The hearing will take place on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in 1100 Longworth House Office Building, beginning at 10:00 AM.