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Jul 23, 2015
Markup
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade scheduled a markup on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: H.R. 985, Concrete Masonry Products, Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015, and an Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 985, Concrete Masonry Products, Research,...
Jul 10, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Friday, July 10, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “H.R. 985, Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015.”  H.R. 985, Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015
Jul 10, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) released the following statement regarding the resignation of Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta.  Yesterday, updated reports showed...
Jun 25, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Vehicle to Vehicle Communications and Connected Roadways of the Future.” 
Jun 22, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement today in response to the report released by the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) highlighting gaps in the way the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) collects and assesses reports on possible auto defects, including faulty General...
Jun 2, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “An Update on the Takata Airbag Ruptures and Recalls.”
Jun 2, 2015
Press Release
Today, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will hold a hearing on the Takata airbag recall.  
May 19, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.”  H.R. 999, The R.O.V. In-Depth Examination Act
May 19, 2015
Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Commerce, Trade, and Manufacturing Subcommittee Ranking Member Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) released the following statement today after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced steps to address fatal defects in Takata airbags.  Takata has finally agreed to take action and expand its original...
Apr 22, 2015
Markup
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade scheduled a markup on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: H.R.___, Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters (TROL) Act