Energy and Commerce Committee

Consumer Protection and Commerce


Republican E&C Leaders Ask Dems for Bipartisan Work on Self-Driving Car Legislation

03.13.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Communications and Techonology Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH), and Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) sent a letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) requesting the committee to take up bipartisan self-driving vehicle legislation.

Last Congress, the SELF DRIVE Act was approved unanimously 54-0 out of the Energy and Commerce Committee and passed the House of Representatives by voice vote. This first-of-its-kind...

Press Release

Letter to Chairman Pallone Regarding Self-Driving Car Legislation

03.13.2019

Excerpt: "We write to urge the Energy and Commerce Committee to take up bipartisan self-driving vehicle legislation. Last Congress this Committee worked across party lines to draft H.R. 3388, the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution Act (SELF DRIVE Act). The SELF DRIVE Act was an example of this Committee at its very best: working together, across the aisle, to develop legislation that will advance life saving technology. As a result of our deliberative, transparent, and bipartisan process, the Committee voted unanimously, 54 yeas and...

Letter

ICYMI: Rodgers: Four principles to protect your data and promote innovation

03.01.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) penned an op-ed...

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Consumer Protection and Commerce

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Interstate and foreign commerce, including all trade matters within the jurisdiction of the full committee; consumer protection, including privacy matters generally; data security; motor vehicle safety; regulation of commercial practices (the Federal Trade Commission), including sports-related matters; consumer product safety (the Consumer Product Safety Commission); product liability; and regulation of travel, tourism, and time.  The Subcommittee’s jurisdiction can be directly traced to Congress’ constitutional authority “to regulate Commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes.”