Content related to Commerce and Trade

Format: 2014-07-23
Format: 2014-07-23
Jul 29, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, titled “Nanotechnology: Understanding How Small Solutions Drive Big Innovation.”  
Jul 15, 2014
Bill
H.R. 5021 is short-term legislation to extend a broad variety of expiring federal highway programs.  It includes language reauthorizing several National Highway Traffic Safety Administration programs, including some administered by the agency but operated by the states.  The legislation extends these programs through May 31, 2015.
Jul 15, 2014
Floor Action
On July 15, 2014, the House considered H.R. 5021 under provisions of the rule H.Res. 669.  The legislation passed with a roll call vote of 367 - 55.
Jul 10, 2014
Bill
H.R. 4013 was introduced by Rep. Campbell on February 6, 2014, with Reps. Barrow and Hunter as original cosponsors.  The bill would create an exemption from federal motor vehicle safety and emissions standards for up to 1,000 replica motor vehicles per year manufactured or imported by a low-volume manufacturer.  Under the bill, a replica motor vehicle is one that “is...
Jul 9, 2014
Markup
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade began a markup on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. ___, Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters (TROL) Act; • H.R. 4450, Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014; and, • H.R. 4013, Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2014; On Wednesday, July 9, the...
Jun 18, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Investigation Update.”  
Jun 10, 2014
Bill
H.R. 4795, the “Promoting New Manufacturing Act,” modifies the Clean Air Act’s preconstruction permitting process under a new or revised national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS). The bill also requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to report information regarding state preconstruction permitting times and to report on EPA actions to expedite the state...
May 28, 2014
Markup
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held markup beginning on Wednesday, May 28, 2014.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. ___, the “Promoting New Manufacturing Act” On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, the Subcommittee convened at 4:30 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements only.  It reconvened on Thursday, May 29, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123...
May 22, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing focused on H.R. __, "a bill to enhance federal and state enforcement of fraudulent patent demand letters."