Chair Rodgers and Ranking Member Pallone Announce Legislative Hearing on Data Privacy Proposals

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced an Innovation, Data, and Commerce Subcommittee hearing titled "Legislative Solutions to Protect Kids Online and Ensure Americans’ Data Privacy Rights."

“It is time for Congress to come together on comprehensive data privacy and security standards that put Americans back in control of their information online,” Chair Rodgers and Ranking Member Pallone said. “We’re especially grateful to our colleagues on both sides of the aisle for their years of hard work and input that have led us to this moment. Good policy takes time, and the Energy and Commerce Committee has a proven record of plowing the hard ground necessary to legislate. We look forward to building on this rich history of bipartisan success as we work together to protect kids online and advance strong comprehensive data privacy protections for people of every age in every state.”

Subcommittee on Innovation Data, and Commerce hearing titled "Legislative Solutions to Protect Kids Online and Ensure Americans’ Data Privacy Rights."

WHAT: A hearing to discuss legislative solutions that will protect kids online and ensure Americans’ data privacy rights.

DATE: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

TIME: 10:00 AM ET

LOCATION: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building

WITNESSES: Witnesses will be announced and are by invitation only.


  • H.R. __the American Privacy Rights Act  
  • H.R. 7891the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) (Reps. Bilirakis, Castor, Houchin, Schrier) 
  • H.R. 7890, the Children and Teens' Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA 2.0) (Reps. Walberg and Castor)  
  • H.R. 5628the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2023 (Rep. Clarke) 
  • H.R. 4311the DELETE Act (Rep. Trahan) 
  • H.R. 4568the TLDR Act (Rep. Trahan)  
  • H.R. 5534the Banning Surveillance Advertising Act of 2023 (Rep. Eshoo)  
  • H.R. 5778Sammy’s Law of 2023 (Reps. Wasserman Schultz and Carter) 
  • H.R. 6149the Protecting Kids on Social Media Act (Reps. James and Ryan) 
  • H.R. 6429the SCREEN Act (Rep. Miller) 

This notice is at the direction of the Chair. The hearing will be open to the public and press and will be live streamed online at If you have any questions concerning the hearing, please contact Jessica Herron at If you have any press-related questions, please contact Sean Kelly at