Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

Interstate and foreign commerce, including all trade matters within the jurisdiction of the full committee; regulation of commercial practices (the Federal Trade Commission), including sports-related matters; consumer affairs and consumer protection, including privacy matters generally; data security; consumer product safety (the Consumer Product Safety Commission); product liability; motor vehicle safety; and regulation of travel, tourism, and time.



Michael C. Burgess M.D. (TX), Chairman
Leonard Lance (NJ), Vice Chairman
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Gregg Harper (MS)
Brett Guthrie (KY)
Pete Olson (TX)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Gus Bilirakis (FL)
Susan Brooks (IN)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)


Jan Schakowsky (IL), Ranking Member
Yvette D. Clarke (NY)
Joseph P. Kennedy, III (MA)
Tony Cardenas (CA)
Bobby L. Rush (IL)
G. K. Butterfield (NC)
Peter Welch (VT)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

May 28, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to seventeen auto manufacturers and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requesting information about the industry’s plans to address cybersecurity ch

May 28, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: “Connected cars and advancements in vehicle technology present a tremendous opportunity for economic innovation, consumer convenience, and public health and safety. These benefits, however, depend on consumer confidence in the safety and reliability of these technologies.

May 28, 2015 | ICYMI

WASHINGTON, DC – House Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) last night discussed the many open questions surrounding the recall of nearly 34 million Takata airbags on Fox Business Network’s The Willis Report.

May 26, 2015 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, June 2, at 2:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “An Update on the Takata Airbag Ruptures and Recalls.”

May 19, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade today held a hearing with commissioners of the Consumer Product Safety Commission to review the agency’s budget, priorities, and policies. Chairman Elliot Kaye, Commissioner Robert Adler, Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, and Commissioner John Mohorovic provided testimony.

May 19, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement in response to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s announcement today regarding additional recalls and next steps on Takata’s def