Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology


NEXT WEEK: #SubCommTech to Discuss NTIA Reauthorization Draft

06.19.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communication and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), announced today a hearing for Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 1:15 p.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Discussion Draft: National Telecommunications and Information Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018.”

The upcoming hearing will focus on draft legislation to reauthorize the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and efforts to support broadband infrastructure, efficient spectrum use, and driving the nation’s internet-connected economy. Also part of the hearing...

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#SubCommTech Advances Four Bills to Full Committee for Consideration

06.13.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), today advanced four bipartisan bills to the full committee that improve the nation’s broadband infrastructure and strengthen public safety communications.

#SubCommTech advanced the following bills by voice vote:

H.R. 2345, the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017, authored by Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), to direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in consultation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to study and report on the...

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WEDNESDAY: #SubCommTech to Markup Four Bipartisan Bills

06.11.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), today announced a markup for Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 10 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

#SubCommTech will consider the following bills:

H.R. 2345, the National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017, authored by Rep. Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), will direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in consultation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to study and report on the feasibility...

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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.