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Jurisdiction includes 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; emergency and public safety communications; the Federal Communications Commission; and more.
Jurisdiction includes interstate and foreign commerce; regulation of commercial practices (the Federal Trade Commission), including sports-related matters; consumer affairs and protection, including privacy matters generally; consumer product safety (the Consumer Protection Safety Commission); product liability; motor vehicle safety; and, regulation of travel, tourism, and time.

Jurisdiction includes national energy policy; fossil energy; renewable energy; nuclear energy; nuclear facilities; the Department of Energy; the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; synthetic and alternative fuels; energy conservation; energy information; utility issues; interstate energy compacts; energy generation, marketing, reliability, transmission, siti

Jurisdiction includes all matters related to soil and water contamination, including Superfund and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; the regulation of solid, hazardous, and nuclear wastes, including mining, nuclear, oil, gas, and coal combustion waste; emergency environmental response; industrial plant security, including cybersecurity; the regulation of drinking water (Safe Drinking

Jurisdiction includes public health and quarantine; hospital construction; mental health; biomedical research and development; health information technology, privacy, and cybersecurity; public health insurance (Medicare, Medicaid) and private health insurance; medical malpractice and medical malpractice insurance; the regulation of food, drugs, and cosmetics; drug abuse; the Department of Healt

Jurisdiction includes responsibility for oversight of agencies, departments, and programs related to the jurisdiction of the full committee, and for conducting investigations.