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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.

More on Communications and Technology

Oct 20, 2021 Press Release
Pallone and Doyle's statement on House passage of four bipartisan bills to strengthen our nation's telecommunications infrastructure.
Oct 14, 2021 Press Release
E&C leaders unveil new legislation to reform Section 230. The bill would lift the Section 230 liability shield when an online platform knowingly or recklessly uses an algorithm to recommend content that materially contributes to physical or severe emotional injury.
Oct 6, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid legislative hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. The Hearing is entitled, "Strengthening Our Communications Networks to Meet the Needs of Consumers."

 

Key Documents 

Oct 6, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a legislative hearing on strengthening our communications networks to meet consumers' needs.
Sep 30, 2021 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee leaders request GAO review of federal efforts to streamline broadband deployment and close the digital divide.
Sep 29, 2021 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee announces legislative hearing on strengthening our communications networks to meet consumers’ needs.
Sep 15, 2021 Press Release
Pallone on Committee passage of the Build Back Better Act.
Sep 13, 2021 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in a hybrid open markup session on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 11 a.m. This markup took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. 

 

Key Documents 

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Full Committee

Sep 13, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee markup of the Build Back Better Act.
Sep 9, 2021 Press Release
Pallone announced a Full Committee markup on the Build Back Better Act.