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Consumer Protection

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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Dec 9, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hybrid hearing that includes both in-person and remote attendance on Thursday, December 9, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. (EST). The hearing is entitled, "Holding Big Tech Accountable: Legislation to Build a Safer Internet." Witnesses will be by invitation only. 

 

Livestream 

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 Press Release
Pallone, Rodgers, DeGette, and Griffith write to the USOPC and NGB reminding the Olympic community of its legal obligation to report allegations of sexual abuse.
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
Pallone's statement on Full Committee passage of 12 bipartisan bills.
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 15, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced a Full Committee markup of 12 bipartisan bills.
Oct 28, 2021 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today on the release of the Rules Committee Print of the Build Back Better Act:

“The Build Back Better Act is monumental legislation that invests in the health and well-being of the American people, aggressively tackles the climate crisis, and helps revitalize our economy for the future.