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Committee activity related to protecting consumers from scams, deceptive marketing, and dangerous consumer products; vehicle safety; privacy of personal and financial data; and Internet gaming.

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Jun 27, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. 

Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
Democratic Leaders sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House Counsel Don McGahn urging them reverse their policy that instructs federal agencies in the Trump Administration to ignore oversight requests from Members of Congress.
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on “Promoting Security in Wireless Technology:”
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks at a Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee hearing on “Disrupter Series: Update on IoT Opportunities and Challenges”
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s announcement that FDA intends to delay implementation for the updated Nutrition Facts Label.
Jun 13, 2017 Hearing

 The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Disrupter Series: Update on IOT Opportunities and Challenges.” 

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. delivered the following opening remarks at a Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee hearing on “Disrupter Series: Improving Consumers’ Financial Options with FinTech"
Jun 8, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Disrupter Series: Improving Consumer’s Financial Options with FinTech.”

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic leaders sent a letter to Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) urging him to schedule a series of hearings with federal agency officials under the Committee’s jurisdiction to discuss President Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today released a discussion draft of a comprehensive gaming bill, the Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act, or GAME Act, which allows states to legalize sports betting and online gambling if appropriate consumer protections are also in place.