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Hearing on "Strengthening our Communications Networks: Legislation to Connect and Protect"

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 11:00am
Virtual Hearing via Cisco Webex

UPDATE: The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a virtual, fully remote legislative hearing on Tuesday May 24, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. This was a virtual, fully remote hearing rather than a hybrid hearing. The hearing is entitled, "Strengthening our Communications Networks: Legislation to Connect and Protect." 


Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology 

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement from Representative Matsui as prepared for delivery





H.R. 4275, the "Ensuring Phone and Internet Access for SNAP Recipients Act of 2021"

H.R. 4990, the "Institute for Telecommunication Sciences Codification Act" or the "ITS Codification Act"

H.R. 5486, the "Simplifying Management, Reallocation, and Transfer of Spectrum Act" or the "SMART Act"

H.R. 7132, the "Safe Connections Act of 2022" 

H.R. 7783, the "Extending America's Spectrum Auction Leadership Act of 2022" 



Mark Gibson
Director, Business Development & Spectrum Policy
CommScope and Regulatory Officer of the OnGo Alliance



Anna M. Gomez
Wiley Rein LLP



Thomas E. Kadri, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Georgia School of Law



Alisa Valentin, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Technology and Telecommunications Policy
National Urban League