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)

September 8, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: There is no logical basis for USDA to oversee catfish, while the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates all other seafood. This leaves American seafood companies in the untenable and illogical position of accommodating two sets of federal inspectors overseeing the same facility: one set of inspectors for catfish and another for all other seafood.

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August 21, 2014 | Blog Post

Pillar III: Permitting a New Manufacturing Renaissance into Existence

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July 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held a hearing on “Nanotechnology: Understanding How Small Solutions Drive Big Innovation.” Nanotechnology is science, engineering, and technology conducted at the nanoscale, which is approximately 1 to 100 nanometers (one nanometer is a billionth of a meter).

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July 25, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of July 28. The committee will consider several health and telecommunications bills, question the FERC Commissioners about threats to the nation’s electric grid, and review a forthcoming GAO report on the Obamacare exchanges.  

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