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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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Mar 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky wrote to the FTC today asking how it would use additional resources to protect consumer privacy and increase data security enforcement activity.
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
CPC Chair Schakowsky's opening remarks at a Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on “Enhancing Vehicle Technology to Prevent Drunk Driving.”
Mar 11, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement today after the release of President Trump’s FY 2020 budget.
Mar 7, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky announced today that the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee will hold a hearing on improving safe vehicle technology on Thursday, March 14, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
Democratic leaders of the House and Senate today unveiled the Save the Internet Act that will keep the internet open and free. The legislation will reverse the disastrous repeal by Trump’s FCC in late 2017 of critical net neutrality protections.
Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on “Inclusion in Tech: How Diversity Benefits All Americans.”
Feb 27, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky announced today that the CPC Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the importance of diversity and inclusion in the technology sector on Wednesday, March 6, at 10:30 am in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
Feb 26, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening statement at a Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on “Protecting Consumer Privacy in the Era of Big Data.”
Feb 22, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky wrote today to Acting Chairman of the CPSC Ann Marie Buerkle to reassume the Committee’s traditional role of oversight over the Commission.
Feb 19, 2019 Press Release
E&C leaders today wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding a briefing from the company following a troubling consumer complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission that personal health information of certain Facebook users who were participating in “closed” groups may have been exposed, leading to harassment and a risk of discrimination.