WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today held a hearing to examine “International Proposals to Regulate the Internet.” Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, along with Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.
Bipartisan Leaders of the Committee Introduce Resolution to Preserve and Protect a Global Internet Free from Government ControlMay 30, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA), along with Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives today approved the bipartisan Food and Drug Administration Reform Act, H.R. 5651, by a vote of 387 to 5.
WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives today unanimously approved the FCC Consolidated Reporting Act, H.R. 3310. The legislation, introduced by Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), consolidates the reporting obligations of the FCC to improve transparency and oversight while reducing regulatory burdens. It is companion legislation to H.R. 3309, the FCC Process Reform Act, which was approved on March 27, 2012. Taken together, the bills aim to improve the transparency and consistency of FCC operations.
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy and the Subcommittee on Energy and Power have postponed the joint hearing titled “NRC Policy and Governance Oversight” scheduled for Thursday, May 31, 2012. The new date and time of the hearing is still to be determined. The hearing was postponed in light of recent developments that the nominations of Allison Macfarlane and Kristine Svinicki will be swiftly considered by the Senate.
In preparation for a vote in the House of Representative next week, the committee released a bipartisan substitute for the FDA Reform Act, H.R. 5651. Click here to view text of the legislation.