This week the House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act. Authored by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS), the bill will help ensure consumers have access to affordable and reliable energy by modernizing the permitting process for interstate natural gas pipelines.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), held a hearing today on “Examining Federal Regulation of Mobile Medical Apps and Other Health Software.” Today’s hearing reviewed a final guidance by the Food and Drug Administration to regulate mobile medical applications and certain health-related software.
Upton Applauds Senate Passage of Drug Quality and Security Act - Bill Now Heads to the President’s DeskNovember 18, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) applauded today’s Senate passage of H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act. The bill is the product of a bipartisan, bicameral agreement championed by Chairman Upton and was passed by the House of Representatives on September 28, 2013.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of November 18, 2013. The committee will convene five hearings, including an examination into the security of HealthCare.gov and continued oversight of the FirstNet program. The committee will also examine a package of important public health bills aimed at helping families and communities and vote to advance a critical component of the architecture of abundance.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today continued its Our Nation of Builders series with a hearing focused on efforts to train a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce, which is essential for America’s manufacturing industry to remain competitive and innovative.
Committee Leaders Request Withdrawal of EPA’s Proposed Power Plant Standards Citing Prohibition Under Energy Policy ActNovember 15, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy expressing concerns regarding EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas New Source Performance Standards for new power plants that would require the installation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies that are not commercially viable.