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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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Dec 20, 2021 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G.

Dec 2, 2021 Press Release
Pallone and Schakowsky released additional details for a Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on holding Big Tech accountabile.
Dec 1, 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, December 1, 2021, at 10:30 a.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, "Holding Big Tech Accountable: Targeted Reforms to Tech's Legal Immunity."

 

Key Documents

Dec 1, 2021 Press Release
Pallone and Doyle's statement on House passage of three bipartisan cybersecurity bills.
Dec 1, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a hearing on Section 230 legislation to hold Big Tech accountable.
Nov 18, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on House passage of the Build Back Better Act.
Nov 17, 2021 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in a hybrid open markup session on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at 10:30 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

Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee announces two legislative hearings in December focused on Big Tech accountability.
Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a full Committee markup of 12 bills out of the Health, Communications and Technology, and Consumer Protection and Commerce subcommittees.
Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on Full Committee passage of 12 bipartisan bills.