Content related to Commerce and Trade

Format: 2015-04-25
Format: 2015-04-25
Mar 24, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade will hold a hearing on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “The Internet of Things: Exploring the Next Technology Frontier.”
Mar 24, 2015
Markup
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade has scheduled a markup beginning on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.  The Subcommittee will consider the following: H.R. __, Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 On Tuesday, March 24, the Subcommittee will convene immediately following the conclusion of opening statements for the Environment and Economy Subcommittee Markup (which...
Mar 18, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entiteled "Discussion Draft of H.R.__, Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015."
Feb 27, 2015
Press Release
Today, Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Vehicle Safety Improvement Act.   The bill takes the lessons learned from the record 64 million recalled vehicles in 2014 to enhance oversight, improve information-sharing, and promote safety of American cars.  Pallone joined Rep. Jan Schkowsky, Ranking Member of the...
Feb 26, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will hold a hearing on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Update: Patent Demand Letter Practices and Solutions.” 
Feb 6, 2015
Press Release
Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement in response to the unprecedented data breach of health insurance provider Anthem, Inc.:
Jan 27, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “What are the Elements of Sound Data Breach Legislation?” 
Nov 20, 2014
Bill
The Clean Air Act requires major new or expanding sources of air pollution to obtain permits with pollution limits before the facilities start construction.  These preconstruction permits ensure that a new or expanded facility will not increase local air pollution to levels that violate national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS), which the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets for...
Nov 20, 2014
Floor Action
On November 20, 2014, the House considered H.R. 4795.  The House held general debate followed by debate on amendments offered.  The following Democratic amendment was offered: Rep. Henry A. Waxman - States that outdated air quality standards do not apply toward a preconstruction permit if the applicable federal, state, or local permitting agency determines that applying it...
Sep 17, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Cross Border Data Flows: Could Foreign Protectionism Hurt U.S. Jobs?”