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Committee activity related to protecting consumers from scams, deceptive marketing, and dangerous consumer products; vehicle safety; privacy of personal and financial data; and Internet gaming.

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Sep 19, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Profits Over Consumers: Exposing How Pharmaceutical Companies Game the System.”  

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Chair Schakowsky released the following statement today after the House passed three bills – by voice vote – to keep American families safe from common household dangers.
Sep 16, 2019 Press Release
Committee leaders Pallone and Walden launched a bipartisan investigation into private equity firms' role in surprise billing practices
Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky announced today that the CPC Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Thursday, September 19, at 10:30 am in Room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building on product hopping in the pharmaceutical market.
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Chair Schakowsky released the following statement today after the Auto Alliance and Global Automakers announced a voluntary commitment to add rear seat reminder systems to new vehicles by Model Year 2025 or sooner in order to help prevent children from dying in hot cars.
Sep 4, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Chair Schakowsky released the following statement today after the FTC announced a settlement with Google, and its subsidiary YouTube, to settle allegations that YouTube illegally collected personal information from children without parental consent.
Aug 30, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement on CDC's health advisory regarding the use of e-cigarettes.
Aug 1, 2019 In The News
Chairman Pallone's bipartisan bill forces phone companies to make sure that caller ID information has been authenticated before anyone’s cellphone ever rings.
Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks today at a full Committee hearing for House Members to testify before the Committee.
Jul 25, 2019 Hearing

The Committee on Energy and Commerce held its “Member Day” hearing on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing, cosponsored with Ranking Member Greg Walden, will be on issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction in the 116th Congress and will offer the opportunity for all Members of the House of Representatives to highlight specific legislation or issues of importance to them, their constituents, and districts.