Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology (115th Congress)


Full Committee Advances Two More Bills from #SubHealth and #SubEnergy

07.18.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today advanced two bills to the House of Representatives for consideration.

“Today we meet to consider two important bills. Collectively, they will enhance the global competitiveness of our domestic nuclear suppliers, and strengthen our preparedness and response systems to ensure we are ready for any and all threats that face our country and our citizens,” said Chairman Walden.

The full committee advanced the following bills:

Originating from #SubHealth:

H.R. 6378, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing...

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#SubCommTech to Conduct FCC Oversight Hearing

07.18.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), announced today a hearing for Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.”

Next week, #SubCommTech members will hear from current Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioners regarding the FCC’s work to close the digital divide, support innovation and 5G, enhance public safety technologies and alerts, strengthen national security, and more.

“This subcommittee has been busy this...

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Cmte Leaders Probe LocationSmart, Third-Parties on Location Sharing Practices

07.18.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters requesting information from location data aggregator LocationSmart and third-party services Securus Technologies and 3CInteractive regarding reports of misuse of personally identifiable consumer location information collected by wireless providers.

The letters come as recent media reports have indicated Securus Technologies may have impermissibly allowed U.S. law enforcement to request sensitive location information through LocationSmart, with 3CInteractive acting as an intermediary, for investigative or surveillance purposes. The use of such data for these purposes would have been in contravention...

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