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Hearing on "Strengthening Our Communications Networks To Meet The Needs Of Consumers"

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:00pm
Hybrid Hearing in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid legislative hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 12:00 p.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, "Strengthening Our Communications Networks to Meet the Needs of Consumers."


Key Documents 

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology 

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery 

Opening Statement from Subcommittee Chair Doyle as prepared for delivery





H.R. 1042, the "Protecting Critical Infrastructure Act"

H.R. 1046, the "Federal Broadband Deployment in Unserved Areas Act"

H.R. 1049, the "Expediting Federal Broadband Deployment Reviews Act"

H.R. 1058, the "Wireless Resiliency and Flexible Investment Act"

H.R. 1218, the "Data Mapping to Save Moms' Lives Act"

H.R. 2489, the "Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act"

H.R. 2501, the "Spectrum Coordination Act"

H.R. 4208, the "Section 331 Obligation Clarification Act"

H.R. 5028, the "ISACC Alerting Act"

H.R. 5058, the "Broadband Incentives for Communities Act"

H.R. 5378, the "Spectrum Innovation Act"

H.R. 5400, the "Preventing Disruptions to Universal Service Funds Act"



Hon. John Fogle
Council Member, City of Loveland Colorado
National League of Cities Information Technology and Communications Committee



Cheryl A. Leanza
Policy Advisor
United Church of Christ, Office of Communications, Inc.



Tim Donovan
SVP, Legislative Affairs
Competitive Carriers Association



Todd Brandenburg
President and CEO