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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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Oct 16, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks today at a joint Communications and Technology and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee hearing entitled “Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers.”
Oct 16, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a joint hearing on Wednesday, October 16, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, "Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers."

 

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Oct 9, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky announce additional details on their joint hearing entitled, "Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers."
Oct 7, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone has invited United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to testify at the joint Subcommittee hearing on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act on October 16.
Oct 3, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone sent a letter to GAO today urging the government watchdog to investigate and evaluate months-long communication failures and restoration efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricane Maria in 2017.
Oct 1, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CAT Chairman Doyle issued the following statement today after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated part of the FCC's 2017 rules that repealed net neutrality protections and opened the door for states to pass net neutrality laws.
Sep 27, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks today at a CAT Subcommittee hearing entitled “Legislating to Secure America’s Wireless Future.”
Sep 27, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Friday, September 27, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, "Legislating to Secure America's Wireless Future."

 

Sep 26, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky announced today that the CAT and CPC Subcommittees will hold a joint hearing on Wednesday, October 16, exploring online content moderation practices and whether consumers are adequately protected under current law.
Sep 24, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member Walden, Reps. Doris Matsui, and Brett Guthrie introduced the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act (HR 4459), a bipartisan bill to help secure America’s telecommunications supply chain.