Content related to Commerce and Trade

Format: 2014-10-02
Format: 2014-10-02
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?”  
Aug 8, 2014
Bill
Early in 2014, the Transportation Department warned that its Highway Trust Fund, which is used to reimburse states for construction projects, would run out of money by August 2014 unless reauthorized and replenished by Congress.  H.R. 5021, introduced by Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), includes short-term extensions of several expiring federal highway programs, including the Highway Trust Fund. On...
Jul 31, 2014
Floor Action
On July 15, 2014, HR. 5021 passed the House with a roll call vote of 367 - 55.  The legislation was then forwarded to the Senate for a vote.  The Senate amended H.R. 5021 and passed it on July 29, 2014.   On July 31, 2014, the House considered a Republican motion to strip out the bipartisan amendments passed by the Senate – denying the House a vote on a Highways package that...
Jul 29, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held 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 22, 2014
Floor Action
On July 22, 2014, the House considered H.R. 4450 and passed the legislation with a roll call vote of 347 - 57. 
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
On February 6, 2014, Rep. John Campbell (R-CA) introduced H.R. 4013, the Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2014, with Rep. John Barrow (D-GA) and Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) as original cosponsors.  As introduced, the bill creates an exemption from federal motor vehicle safety standards for certain replica motor vehicles produced or imported by a low-volume manufacturer.  The...
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.”