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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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Jul 10, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks as prepared for delivery today at a Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Markup of six bills to keep American families safe from dangerous products.
Jul 10, 2019 Markup

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce met in open markup session on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Jul 9, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos today raising concerns about fraudulent and deceptive product ratings and reviews on Amazon’s online marketplace that can be harmful both to consumers and to businesses that play by the rules.
Jul 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CPC Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky announced today that the CPC Subcommittee will hold a markup on Wednesday, July 10, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.
Jun 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's prepared remarks at today's joint subcommittee hearing on the Trump Administration's rollback of fuel economy and clean car standards.
Jun 20, 2019 Hearing
E&C announces a joint hearing on the Administration's efforts to roll back CAFE and carbon emissions standards.
Jun 19, 2019 Press Release
E&C leaders launch an investigation into the oil industry's involvement in the rollback of clean car and fuel economy standards.
Jun 13, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky and Environment and Climate Change Chairman Paul Tonko announce a hearing on the Administration's efforts to roll back CAFE and carbon emissions standards.
Jun 13, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks today at a CPC Subcommittee legislative hearing on “Keeping Kids and Consumers Safe from Dangerous Products.”
Jun 13, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Keeping Kids and Consumers Safe from Dangerous Products.” 

 

Key Documents

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