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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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Jan 19, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone delivered opening remarks today at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Hearing on “Safety of the U.S. Food Supply: Continuing Concerns Over the Food and Drug Administration’s Food-Recall Process.”
Jan 18, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Disrupter Series: The Internet of Things, Manufacturing and Innovation.”

 

Dec 22, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone today applauded Senate passage of the Connected Government Act yesterday, a bill introduced in the House of Representatives by Ranking Member Pallone and Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL).
Dec 15, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone sent a letter to Chairman Greg Walden today requesting a hearing on the proposed merger between Disney and 21st Century Fox.
Dec 14, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) 3-2 vote to repeal net neutrality consumer protections.
Dec 12, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's remarks today at a joint hearing of the DCCP/Environment subcommittees on CAFE and greenhouse gas emissions standards.
Dec 12, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Environment and the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a joint hearing on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 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.”

 

Nov 30, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Identity Verification in a Post-Breach World.”
Nov 30, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Identity Verification in a Post-Breach World.” 

 

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone's opening remarks at a joint Subcommittees on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection and Communications and Technology hearing titled “Algorithms: How Companies’ Decisions About Data and Content Impact Consumers.”