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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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Jan 28, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a legislative hearing on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Legislation to Promote the Health and Safety of Racehorses.”

 

Jan 21, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky announced today that the CPC Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on Tuesday, January 28, at 10:30 am in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building on H.R. 1754, the “Horseracing Integrity Act of 2019.”
Jan 8, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks today at a CPC Subcommittee hearing on “Americans at Risk: Manipulation and Deception in the Digital Age.”
Jan 8, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Americans at Risk: Manipulation and Deception in the Digital Age.”

 

Key Documents

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

Dec 30, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky announced today that the CPC Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, January 8, at 10:30 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, on deception and manipulation online.
Dec 18, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky highlighted the Subcommittee’s work to protect Americans from dangerous consumer products, promote travel and tourism and combat fraud, safeguard consumer privacy both online and offline, and more.
Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

As 2019 comes to an end, Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) reviewed the Subcommittee’s oversight work of the last year.  In total, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held 15 hearings and the Committee sent 150 letters to the Trump Administration, companies and other entities as part of Committee investigations.

Dec 16, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed, by voice vote, three bills that were voted out of the Subcommittee and Committee earlier this year.
Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member Walden, O&I Subcommittee Chair DeGette, Subcommittee Ranking Member Guthrie, CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky, and Subcommittee Ranking Member McMorris Rodgers today launched an investigation into practices in the live event ticketing industry.
Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone released the following statement after the Brand USA Extension Act (H.R. 3851) and U.S. SAFE WEB Act (H.R. 4779) were favorably reported to the full House of Representatives by voice vote.