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 14, 2015 | Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr.

October 14, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: After two years of negotiations, we understand significant progress has been made on a new agreement with the EU that would guarantee continued trans-Atlantic data flows and adequately protect consumer data. The ECJ decision makes urgent the need to redouble your efforts and conclude a successor to the now-invalidated Safe Harbor Agreement.

October 14, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), today released a number of staff drafted proposals as part of the committee’s ongoing work to keep families safe on America’s roads.

October 10, 2015 | ICYMI

The House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee on Thursday continued its investigation into Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scheme.

October 6, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee expressed concern following today’s decision by the European Union to invalidate the safe harbors agreement that allowed for unfettered data transfers between the United States and the European Union.

September 30, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved bipartisan legislation authored by committee member Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) that would protect children from exposure to e-liquids containing nicotine (a product used in open system e-cigarettes and other e-smoking applications).