Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

Chairman:  Lee Terry (NE-02)
Jurisdiction: 
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.

Members

Republicans

Chairman: Lee Terry (NE)
Vice Chairman: Leonard Lance (NJ)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Gregg Harper (MS)
Brett Guthrie (KY)
Pete Olson (TX)
David McKinley (WV)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Gus Bilirakis (FL)
Bill Johnson (OH)
Billy Long (MO)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Jan Schakowsky (IL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Peter Welch (VT)
John Yarmuth (KY)
John D. Dingell (MI)
Bobby L. Rush (IL)
Jim Matheson (UT)
John Barrow (GA)
Donna M. Christensen (VI)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

November 28, 2012 | Blog Post

WASHINGTON, DC – Each click of the mouse Americans make while shopping, booking travel with family, or any of the myriad other activities handled online this holiday season is a reminder of how an Internet free from government regulation has made our lives easier and more productive.

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October 23, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Office of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor released a new report entitled The Imperial Presidency to highlight the Obama administration’s massive regulatory overreach and disregard for the legislative process.

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October 11, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate today urged President Barack Obama to refrain from issuing an executive order exerting regulatory influence over the Internet in the name of cybersecurity.

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October 11, 2012 | Letter

Excerpt: Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress and on both sides of the aisle agree that cybersecurity is of critical importance to America’s safety and prosperity in the 21st century.

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October 9, 2012 | Issue Post

When it comes to the future of electronic commerce, consumer trust and online privacy are “trending topics” that Americans care very deeply about.

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