Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Announces Hearing on Autonomous Vehicles
Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) announced today that the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, February 11, at 10:00 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building on autonomous vehicles. The hearing is entitled, “Autonomous Vehicles: Promises and Challenges of Evolving Automotive Technologies.”
“Manufacturers of autonomous vehicles and semi-autonomous technologies are working to transform the way we travel, and we must ensure that these technologies are rigorously tested and properly deployed with necessary safety oversight and accountability,” said Pallone and Schakowsky. “It is important to hear from stakeholders as the Committee continues its work to promote the safe deployment of self-driving cars.”
Information for this hearing, including the Majority Memorandum, witness list and testimony, and a live webcast, will be posted HERE as they become available.