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Hearing on "Pandemic Profiteers: Legislation to Stop Corporate Price Gouging"

Date: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 10:30am
Location: 
Hybrid Hearing in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, 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, "Pandemic Profiteers: Legislation to Stop Corporate Price Gouging."

 

Key Documents 

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

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery 

Opening Statement from Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Legislation

H.R. 675, the "COVID-19 Price Gouging Prevention Act"

 

Witnesses

Alex Harman
Competition Policy Advocate
Public Citizen

Testimony

 

Rakeen Mabud, Ph.D.
Managing Director of Policy and Research and Chief Economist
Groundwork Collaborative

Testimony

 

Sarah Frasch
Chief Deputy Attorney General and Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General

Testimony

 

Glenn Richey, Ph.D.
Harbert Eminent Scholar and Chair, Department of Supply Chain Management
Auburn University Harbert College of Business

Testimony