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Committee activity related to biolabs and bioterrorism; chemical facility safety and security; cybersecurity; and oversight of the nuclear weapons system complex in the United States.

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Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone’s statement on passage of the third coronavirus supplemental legislation.
Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

House Democrats today introduced the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, a bold and comprehensive phase three coronavirus response bill that injects more than $2.5 trillion into the American economy.

Jan 15, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle sent letters today to the FCC and DHS requesting briefings on the agencies’ efforts to ensure the security of American telecommunications networks in the wake of the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.
Jan 8, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed three bipartisan 5G security bills that had advanced through the Committee last year.
Dec 10, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, December 10, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Securing the U.S. Drug Supply Chain: Oversight of FDA’s Foreign Inspection Program."

 

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Nov 15, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced today that the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a full Committee markup on Tuesday, November 19, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.
Aug 8, 2019 Press Release
A bipartisan group of E&C Committee leaders sent a letter to GAO requesting an examination of the DHS's new biodetection technology system.
Jul 25, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks today at a full Committee hearing for House Members to testify before the Committee.
Jul 25, 2019 Hearing

The Committee on Energy and Commerce held its “Member Day” hearing on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing, cosponsored with Ranking Member Greg Walden, will be on issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction in the 116th Congress and will offer the opportunity for all Members of the House of Representatives to highlight specific legislation or issues of importance to them, their constituents, and districts.

 

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Ranking Member Walden announced today that the Committee will hold a Member Day Hearing on issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction in the 116th Congress on Thursday, July 25, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.