Hearing: "Legislating to Stop the Onslaught of Annoying Robocalls"

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

2123 RHOB
Washington, D.C.
This is a legislative hearing on 7 bills. The bill or text of each bill is included in the information about this hearing.

Witnesses

Mr. Dave Summitt
Chief Information Security Officer, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute; Fellow for the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology

Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 05/24/2019 at 12:15 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM

Ms. Margot Saunders
Senior Counsel, National Consumer Law Center

Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 05/24/2019 at 12:15 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM

Mr. Patrick Halley
Senior Vice President, Advocacy and Regulatory Affairs, USTelecom - The Broadband Association

Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 05/24/2019 at 12:15 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM

Mr. Aaron Foss
Founder, Nomorobo

Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM
  • Written Testimony [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 05/24/2019 at 12:15 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 09:38 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 946, the "Stopping Bad Robocalls Act" introduced by Mr. Pallone of NJ [PDF] Added 04/26/2019 at 08:48 PM
  • H.R. 1421, the "Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls (HANGUP) Act of 2019" introduced by Ms. Eshoo of CA [PDF] Added 04/26/2019 at 08:48 PM
  • H.R. 2298, the "Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones (ROBOCOP) Act" introduced by Ms. Speier of CA [PDF] Added 04/26/2019 at 08:48 PM
  • Discussion Draft of H.R. _______, the "Support Tools to Obliterate Pesky (STOP) Robocalls Act" released by Mr. Latta of OH [PDF] Added 04/26/2019 at 08:48 PM
  • H.R. 721, the "Spam Calls Task Force Act of 2019" introduced by Mr. Crist of FL [PDF] Added 04/26/2019 at 08:48 PM
  • H.R. 2355, the "Regulatory Oversight Barring Obnoxious (ROBO) Calls and Texts Act" introduced by Ms. Eshoo of CA [PDF] Added 04/26/2019 at 08:48 PM
  • H.R. 1575, the "Robocall Enforcement Enhancement Act of 2019" introduced by Mr. Van Drew of NJ [PDF] Added 04/29/2019 at 05:03 PM

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing Memo [PDF] Added 04/26/2019 at 06:18 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from CTIA (Introduced by Rep. Latta) [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from ACA Connects (Introduced by Rep. Latta) [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from ACA Member Companies (Introduced by Rep. Latta) [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from Chamber of Commerce Coalition Members [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from Consumer Reports [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from ACA International [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Attachment from ACA International [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM
  • Document for the Record – Letter from Rep. Van Drew of New Jersey [PDF] Added 06/12/2019 at 05:57 PM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Full Committee Chairman Pallone [PDF] Added 05/17/2019 at 03:49 PM
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Chairman Doyle [PDF] Added 05/24/2019 at 12:15 PM
  • Opening Statement - Full Committee Ranking Member Walden [PDF] Added 05/24/2019 at 12:15 PM
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Ranking Member Latta [PDF] Added 05/24/2019 at 12:15 PM

Hearing Record

  • Transcript-Unedited [PDF] Added 05/24/2019 at 12:15 PM

First Published: April 23, 2019 at 03:50 PM
Last Updated: June 12, 2019 at 05:57 PM