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Consumer Protection and Commerce


E&C GOP Leaders’ Statement on EPA, NHTSA SAFE Vehicles Rule

03.31.2020

Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Republican Leader John Shimkus (R-IL), and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released a statement after the release of the joint Safer Affordable Fuel Emissions (SAFE) Vehicles Rule issued by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

“We are in a global marketplace and the SAFE Vehicles Rule recognizes our need to protect the environment while maintaining our global leadership....

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Wall Street Journal Editorial: The Pelosi-Schumer Coronavirus Contagion

03.24.2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaker Nancy Pelosi is once again choosing to...

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Walden and Rodgers Applaud Nomination for Consumer Protection Safety Commission Chair

03.05.2020

Washington, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) and Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded President Trump’s nomination of Dr. Nancy Beck as Chair of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):

“Dr. Nancy Beck is an excellent choice to lead the Consumer Product Safety Commission. She is a smart, strong-willed PhD toxicologist who has dedicated most of her professional career to public service,” said Walden and Rodgers. “We know, despite Dr. Beck’s substantial credentials, some of our Democratic colleagues will question...

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Consumer Protection and Commerce

Jurisdiction


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.”