Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

Chairman:  Lee Terry (NE-02)
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.



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)


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)

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.

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.

September 12, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today continued its efforts to grow the economy and create jobs by passing the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act, H.R. 5865, by a vote of 339 to 77. This bipartisan legislation, authored by Reps.

September 12, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its “Where the Jobs Are” hearing series, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade today heard from a panel of witnesses on the growing demand for jobs within the applications (apps) marketplace.

September 11, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 6131, a bill to reauthorize the SAFE WEB Act of 2006. The Act, set to expire next year, has become an extremely effective tool used by the Federal Trade Commission to combat cross-border fraud, spam, and spyware.

September 5, 2012 | Hearing

This is the subcommittee’s fourth hearing in its “Where the Jobs Are” series to examine employment obstacles and opportunities America faces.  As the nation endures 43 consecutive months of higher than 8 percent unemployment, the apps marketplace is one of the few sectors of the economy where jobs are being created.