Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

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

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)

Democrats

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)

November 19, 2014 | Blog Post

Does He or Doesn’t He? President Urges Action to Support American Manufacturing But Threatens Veto on Manufacturing Bill 

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November 17, 2014 | Blog Post

“This bill takes critical steps toward cutting red tape, reviving our country’s manufacturing base, and creating tens of thousands of jobs for hard-working Americans.” – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise

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November 7, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today responded to new reports regarding the recalls of vehicles equipped with faulty Takata air bag inflators.

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November 5, 2014 | Press Release

Upton: “I remain very optimistic and encouraged by the success that we have had over the past two years and look forward to seeing our #RecordOfSuccess grow.”

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October 29, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: Because of these issues, we are requesting that GAO conduct a review of NHTSA, including the agency’s information sharing and information gathering capabilities and readiness to adapt to technological change.

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October 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The request follows the committee’s extensive investigation into the General Motors ignition switch recall.

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