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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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Oct 15, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky urge the FTC to adopt its proposed "Made in USA" label rule.
Oct 7, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky ask Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to open a product safety investigation into AmazonBasics, and answer a series of questions pertaining to the company's recall practices.
Oct 1, 2020 Press Release
Pallone statement on House passage of the updated Heroes Act.
Sep 29, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky praise House passage of four consumer protection bills.
Sep 28, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats released an updated version of The Heroes Act.
Sep 25, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky respond to Senate passage of H.R. 4779, a bill to extend the U.S. SAFE WEB Act.
Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's Consumer Protection and Commerce hearing on social media companies' role in radicalizing America.
Sep 24, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a remote hearing on Thursday, September 24, at 11 a.m. (EDT) via Cisco Webex. The hearing is entitled, “Mainstreaming Extremism: Social Media’s Role in Radicalizing America.”

 

Key Documents

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

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky announce a hearing on the growing prevalence of online extremism and social media’s role in its rapid spread.
Sep 17, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Ranking Member Walden write to a group of stakeholders seeking their input regarding whether and how college athletes should be compensated for the use of their name, image and likeness (NIL).