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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Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today after President Biden announced that newly confirmed Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Lina Khan will serve as Chair of the agency:
“I congratulate Chair Khan on her appointment to lead the FTC during this pivotal time for both consumer protection and anti-trust. I look forward to working together to put consumers first.
The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. via Cisco Webex. The hearing is entitled, "The Fiscal Year 2022 Department of Commerce Budget."
Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce