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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The Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on technology to make cars safer on Thursday, May 23, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will be entitled, “Summer Driving Dangers: Exploring Ways to Protect Drivers and Their Families.”
The Full Committee will hold a hearing on the bill on Wednesday, May 22, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “LIFT America: Modernizing Our Infrastructure for the Future.”
The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission: Strengthening Protections for Americans’ Privacy and Data Security.”
Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) wrote to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to request a briefing on the efforts CDC is taking to educate the public and prevent heat illnesses among youth athletes. Pallone’s letter comes in the wake of several of these avoidable tragedies, including one affecting a family in his home state of New Jersey.