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)

May 21, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing today to review draft text of the Promoting New Manufacturing Act.

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May 16, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of May 19.

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May 15, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) today put forward draft text of legislation to address illegitimate patent demand letters. The legislation aims to protect businesses from abusive patent assertion entities (PAEs), or patent trolls, while preserving the ability of legitimate companies to prosecute their patents.

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May 15, 2014 | Hearing

Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Lee Terry (R-NE) today put forward draft text of legislation to address illegitimate patent demand letters. The legislation aims to protect businesses from abusive patent assertion entities (PAEs), or patent trolls, while preserving the ability of legitimate companies to prosecute their patents.

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April 8, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today held a hearing on “Trolling for a Solution: Ending Abusive Patent Demand Letters.” The panel heard from stakeholders about abusive patent demand letters and explored ways to address this growing problem that is costing small businesses and threatening innovation.

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April 4, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of April 7, 2014.

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