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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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Apr 27, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a legislative hearing on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 11 a.m. via Cisco Webex. The hearing is entitled, "The Consumer Protection and Recovery Act: Returning Money to Defrauded Consumers."

 

Legislation

H.R. 2668, the "Consumer Protection and Recovery Act"

 

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release
Pallone and Schakowsky announced a legislative hearing to preserve FTC's 13(b) authorities.
Apr 15, 2021 Press Release
Pallone and Schakowsky on House passage of five consumer protection bills.
Apr 9, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on President Biden's discretionary budget for FY 2022
Mar 31, 2021 Press Release
Pallone' statement on President Biden's American Jobs Plan.
Mar 25, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a joint hearing on Thursday, March 25, at 12 p.m, via Cisco Webex. The hearing is entitled, "Disinformation Nation: Social Media's Role in Promoting Extremism and Misinformation."

 

Key Documents

Mar 22, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement on the FTC nomination of Lina Khan.
Mar 18, 2021 Press Release
Pallone, Doyle, and Schakowsky announce additional details on hearing with tech CEOs.
Mar 17, 2021 Press Release
A bipartisan group of lawmakers request additional information from federal agencies regarding the recent SolarWinds cyber attack.
Mar 11, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. via Cisco WebEx. The hearing is entitled, "Kids Online During COVID: Child Safety in an Increasingly Digital Age."

 

Key Documents

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