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Energy and Commerce Committee

Consumer Protection and Commerce


Democrats on the Record: More inflation. Less Freedom. Rewards for America’s Enemies.

09.14.2021

House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans offered many amendments during the first day and night of the Democrats’...

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E&C GOP Send Letter to Chairman Pallone Urging Transparency and Open Process for Speaker Pelosi’s Tax and Spending Spree

08.30.2021

Washington, D.C.—House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans sent a letter today to Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) ramping up pressure for the Majority to “commit to regular order and a robust, open, and transparent process on any matters the Committee on Energy and Commerce considers to meet its reconciliation instructions.” 

Key Excerpts from their letter to Chairman Pallone: 

“We write with grave concerns about the Democrats’ plans to use the Budget Reconciliation process to pass an extremely reckless $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree that...

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Leader Rodgers Opening Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing With Federal Trade Commission

07.28.2021

Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered remarks in today’s Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee hearing with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Excerpts and highlights from her prepared remarks:

COVID-19 RESPONSE PROVIDES A FOCUS

“The past year has been tumultuous. COVID-19 has not only altered our daily lives, it has refocused the way we conduct our business in Congress.

“Over the past year, it has been essential that we worked together in a bipartisan way to protect seniors and other vulnerable...

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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.”