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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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Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection hearing on “Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission.”
Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Examining State Efforts to Improve Transparency of Health Care Costs for Consumers.”
Jul 12, 2018 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce scheduled a markup for Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Jul 11, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection hearing on “Drugged Driving.”
Jul 11, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle today sent a letter to GAO requesting a review of the effect local broadcaster agreements have on FCC's public interest goals of supporting competition, localism, and diversity.
Jun 30, 2018 Press Release
E&C Democrats released Facebook's answers to the Committee's questions for the record. Ranking Member Pallone noted that the company's responses raised more questions than they answered.
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, CAT Ranking Member Mike Doyle, and DCCP Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky sent a letter to Data Propria President Matt Oczkowski today seeking assurances that the company, which includes several former employees of Cambridge Analytica, is not using consumer data wrongfully obtained by Cambridge Analytica or engaging in any other inappropriate practices.
Jun 22, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “H.R. 2651, the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017.”

 

Jun 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection hearing on “Understanding the Digital Advertising Ecosystem.”
Jun 13, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's remarks today at a Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection markup of H.R. 6032, the SMART IoT Act.