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Communications and Technology

Committee activity related to telecommunications and information transmission by broadcast, radio, wire, satellite, or other mode; the National Broadband Plan; Internet regulation; and spectrum policy.

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Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone released the following statement after the Full Committee voted favorably to advance eight communications bills to the full House of Representatives.
Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member Walden, CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle, and Subcommittee Ranking Member Latta released the following statement after the Full Committee voted favorably to advance H.R. 5035, the “Television Viewer Protection Act of 2019,” as amended, to the full House of Representatives.
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Five Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats sent a letter today to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai raising concerns about the shortened notice and filing window for spectrum license applications in the 2.5 GHz proceeding, which will prevent many tribes and tribal organizations from taking advantage of the priority filing window.
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee markup of 18 bills.
Nov 19, 2019 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in open markup session on Tuesday, November 19, at 10:00 a.m. and Wednesday, November 20, at 2:30 p.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Nov 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) announced today that the Communications and Technology Subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing on Thursday, December 5, of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). 

Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone released a GAO report today recommending that the FCC take additional action to prevent fraud and implement an antifraud strategy for the USF's high-cost program, which provides $4.5 billion annually to support broadband service in high-cost areas.
Nov 15, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced today that the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a full Committee markup on Tuesday, November 19, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.
Nov 15, 2019 Press Release
Today, Chairman Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet Chairman John Thune, and four other House and Senate leaders announced that they have come to an agreement in principle on legislation, the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, to combat the robocall epidemic.
Nov 14, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks today at a CAT Subcommittee Markup of nine communications bills.