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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
Apr 16, 2015
Hearing
On Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on “H.R.___, Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters (TROL) Act.” 
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."
Mar 5, 2015
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade hearing scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building has been postponed to a date and time to be determined.  The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the FY 2016 Performance Budget Request.”  
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.:
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.