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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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Oct 24, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a legislative hearing on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Reauthorizing Brand USA and the U.S. SAFE WEB Act.” 

 

Oct 17, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky announced today that the CPC Subcommittee will hold a legislative hearing on Thursday, October 24, at 9:30 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building entitled “Reauthorizing Brand USA and the U.S. SAFE WEB Act.”
Oct 16, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks today at a joint Communications and Technology and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee hearing entitled “Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers.”
Oct 16, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a joint hearing on Wednesday, October 16, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, "Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers."

 

Key Documents

Oct 9, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky announce additional details on their joint hearing entitled, "Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers."
Oct 7, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone has invited United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to testify at the joint Subcommittee hearing on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act on October 16.
Sep 26, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky announced today that the CAT and CPC Subcommittees will hold a joint hearing on Wednesday, October 16, exploring online content moderation practices and whether consumers are adequately protected under current law.
Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone delivered the following opening remarks today at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing entitled “Sounding the Alarm: The Public Health Threats of E-Cigarettes.”
Sep 19, 2019 Press Release
CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky delivered the following opening remarks today at a CPC Subcommittee hearing entitled “Protecting Consumers from Pharmaceutical Market Gaming Tactics.”
Sep 19, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Profits Over Consumers: Exposing How Pharmaceutical Companies Game the System.”  

 

Key Documents

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