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)

October 28, 2014 | Blog Post

President Obama on Monday announced new executive actions to help spur advanced manufacturing.

October 27, 2014 | ICYMI

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reportedly gearing up for an internal review of its culture as the agency struggles to manage new safety recalls.

October 24, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) today called for the protection of cross-border data flows in trade agreements to ensure the continued growth of e-commerce.

October 24, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: There are legitimate privacy concerns about the government's use of data. The U.S. and other governments around the world need to address how they collect, store, and use data from citizens and non-citizens alike. Several proposals before Congress attempt to reform U.S. surveillance practices, and this is an issue we must get right.

October 23, 2014 | Press Release

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) yesterday announced the committee would be taking a close look at the increasing number of recalls for defective airbags made by the auto supplier Takata.

October 22, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today responded to the expanded recall of vehicles equipped with faulty Takata air bag inflators and warnings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week urging drivers to get their cars fixed over concerns that air bag rupture could lead to severe injuries.