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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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Sep 15, 2021 Press Release
Pallone on Committee passage of the Build Back Better Act.
Sep 13, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone congratulates Alvaro Bedoya on his FTC nomination.
Sep 13, 2021 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in a hybrid open markup session on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 11 a.m. This markup took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. 

 

Key Documents 

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Full Committee

Sep 13, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee markup of the Build Back Better Act.
Sep 9, 2021 Press Release
Pallone announced a Full Committee markup on the Build Back Better Act.
Aug 24, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's Floor remarks in support of the budget resolution kick-starting work on the Build Back Better Act.
Jul 28, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid legislative hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. The hearing is entitled, "Transforming the FTC: Legislation to Modernize Consumer Protection." 

 

Key Documents

Jul 28, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a legislative hearing with the five Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission.
Jul 21, 2021 Press Release
Pallone and Schakowsky announced a legislative hearing with the five FTC Commissioners.
Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
Pallone & Schakowsky's statement on House passage of legislation restoring FTC’s 13(b) consumer protection powers.