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Consumer Protection

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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Mar 28, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection will hold a hearing on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Self-Driving Cars: Levels of Automation.”

 

Mar 23, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. issued the following statement following the Senate’s passage of a resolution of disapproval from Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) that will roll back Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broadband privacy protections and prevent the commission from instituting similar protections in the future
Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
Pallone and Tonko issued a joint statement upon news that EPA awarded $100 million in grant funding to provide drinking water upgrades to Flint, Michigan.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone Jr. released the following statement today on President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which like the Republican health care bill, would eviscerate programs and services that help hardworking Americans in order to hand out huge tax cuts to the rich.
Mar 16, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Disrupter Series: Smart Communities."

 

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul Tonko (D-NY) spoke about the importance of federal investments in safe drinking water infrastructure.
Mar 15, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Disrupter Series: Advanced Materials and Production.”

 

Mar 15, 2017 Press Release
E&C Democrats requested answers from the NFL and the DEA regarding troubling allegations that NFL personnel violated various federal laws for decades involving the use and transport of controlled substances and other prescription drugs.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. offered the following statement in response to the introduction of a resolution of disapproval by Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) that would roll back Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broadband privacy protections and prevent the commission from instituting similar protections in the future
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
E&C Dems introduced three bills to update U.S. cybersecurity policies and protect consumers. In recent years, millions of Americans have had their personal data stolen and high profile attacks—like the denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Dyn last year—have raised serious questions about our cybersecurity laws and our ability to prevent similar attacks in the future.