WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved H.R. 1770, the Data Security and Breach Notification Act, by a vote of 29 to 20. The bill provides a much-needed solution to address the growing problem of cyber crimes, establishing a nationwide safety regime for data protection and breach notification.
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)
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and markup schedule for the week of April 13. Members will review draft bills to protect affordable energy, improve chemical safety, and stop abusive patent practices and will also discuss post-acute health care delivery in Medicare.
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building to review H.R. ___, the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act (TROL Act).
Authored By Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT)
WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted today to advance two critical pieces of legislation furthering the committee’s efforts to protect families and communities. This morning, the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy voted to advance a draft of the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act by a bipartisan vote of 16 to 5.