Issues

Content related to Consumer Protection

Mar 5, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will hold a hearing on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the FY 2016 Performance Budget Request.”     
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.:
Feb 5, 2015
Press Release
Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone Jr., Commerce Manufacturing & Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky, and Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette sent a letter to Chairmen Fred Upton, Michael Burgess, and Tim Murphy requesting hearings on the rise in subprime auto loans to low-income consumers.
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?” 
Jan 21, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Protecting the Internet and Consumers Through Congressional Action.” 
Dec 3, 2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “Takata Airbag Ruptures and Recalls.”
Nov 7, 2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, Oversight and Investigation Ranking Member Diana DeGette, and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky sent a letter to Chairman Fred Upton, Tim Murphy, and Lee Terry to request a hearing and investigation of the safety risks posed by defective Takata airbags that have been installed in vehicles driven by millions of Americans.
Oct 29, 2014
Press Release
Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The request follows the committee’s extensive investigation into the General Motors ignition switch recall.