Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology


NEXT WEEK: #SubCommTech to Hold Oversight Hearing with FCC Commissioners

10.18.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), today announced a hearing for Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.”

#SubCommTech will have the opportunity to press the FCC on removing innovation-killing Title II regulations, bringing today’s media landscape into the digital age, and reforming the Lifeline program. Members will also discuss the recently marked up FCC reauthorization bill, which will soon move to...

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#SubCommTech Advances Bipartisan FCC Reauthorization Bill

10.11.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), today held a markup on legislation to reauthorize and reform the Federal Communications Commission for the first time since 1990.

#SubCommTech advanced by voice vote H.R._, a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reauthorize appropriations for the Federal Communications Commission, to provide for certain procedural changes to the rules of the Commission to maximize opportunities for public participation and efficient decision making, and for other purposes.

“The FCC is charged with...

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#SubCommTech to Markup FCC Reauthorization Bill

10.06.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), announced today it will be holding a markup on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Subcommittee members will consider H.R._, a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reauthorize appropriations for the Federal Communications Commission, to provide for certain procedural changes to the rules of the Commission to maximize opportunities for public participation and efficient decision making, and for other purposes. In...

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Communications and Technology

Jurisdiction


Electronic communications, both Interstate and foreign, including voice, video, audio and data, whether transmitted by wire or wirelessly, and whether transmitted by telecommunications, commercial or private mobile service, broadcast, cable, satellite, microwave, or other mode; technology generally; emergency and public safety communications; cybersecurity, privacy, and data security; the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Office of Emergency Communications in the Department of Homeland Security; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.