The Subcommittees on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), and Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), have scheduled a joint hearing for Tuesday, November 3, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Examining the EU Safe Harbor Decision and Impacts for Transatlantic Data Flows.”
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Select Investigative Panel Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) expressed disgust upon the release of a new video.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today discussed the impact of the Federal Communications Commission’s implementation of utility style regulation of the Internet on consumers, jobs, and investment. The hearing continued the subcommittee’s work to promote an Internet ecosystem where consumers have strong protections online without harming their access to innovative new products and services.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Environment and the Economy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today held a hearing examining the implementation of the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act. The Energy and Commerce Committee helped usher the bill into law during the 112th Congress to modernize the dated paper manifest system that tracked the type and quantity of hazardous waste being transported to a modern electronic based system. EPA asked for three years to get the system up and running and Congress authorized the money to make this happen.
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has rescheduled this week’s hearing on “Examining the Regulation of Diagnostic Tests and Laboratory Operations.” The hearing will now be held November 17, 2015, at 2 p.m., in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today introduced two resolutions under the Congressional Review Act disapproving of two final rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new and existing fossil-fuel fired power plants.