Energy and Commerce Committee

Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection


#SubDCCP, #SubEnvironment Receive Update on CAFE and GHG Standards

12.12.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, chaired by Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH), and the...

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E&C Leaders on FCC, FTC Consumer Protection Announcement

12.11.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) released the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced joint consumer protection efforts.

“As the FCC prepares to rightfully restore internet freedom with Title I internet rules, it’s good to know that these powerful commissions are working together to protect consumers from any unfair or anticompetitive practices. The FTC has successfully provided...

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#SubEnvironment and #SubDCCP to hold Joint Hearing on CAFE and GHG Standards

12.05.2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), and the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, chaired by Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH), has scheduled a joint hearing for Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 10 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Update on the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Program (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Motor Vehicles.”

#SubEnvironment and #SubDCCP will examine the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards...

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Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection

Jurisdiction


Interstate and foreign commerce, including all trade matters within the jurisdiction of the full committee; consumer protection, including privacy matters generally; data security; motor vehicle safety; regulation of commercial practices (the Federal Trade Commission), including sports-related matters; consumer product safety (the Consumer Product Safety Commission); product liability; and regulation of travel, tourism, and time.  The Subcommittee’s jurisdiction can be directly traced to Congress’ constitutional authority “to regulate Commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes.”