Hearing: “Strengthening Our Communications Networks to Meet the Needs of Consumers”

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

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 (12:00 PM)

2123 RHOB
Washington, D.C.
This will be a hybrid hearing held in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely on the Committee's Cisco WebEx Platform. The hearing will be live streamed on the Committee's website at https://energycommerce.house.gov.

Witnesses

The Honorable John Fogle
Council Member, City of Loveland Colorado, National League of Cities Information Technology and Communications Committee

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 06:31 PM
  • Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 06:31 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 06:31 PM

Ms. Cheryl A. Leanza
Policy Advisor, United Church of Christ, Office of Communications, Inc.

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 07:33 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 07:33 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 07:33 PM

Mr. Tim Donovan
SVP, Legislative Affairs, Competitive Carriers Association

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 07:33 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 07:33 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 07:33 PM
  • Response to Questions for the Record [PDF] Added 11/10/2021 at 04:02 PM

Mr. Todd Brandenburg
President and CEO, PocketiNet

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  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 07:33 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 10/05/2021 at 07:33 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 1042, the “Protecting Critical Infrastructure Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 1046, the “Federal Broadband Deployment in Unserved Areas Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 1049, the “Expediting Federal Broadband Deployment Reviews Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 1058, the “Wireless Resiliency and Flexible Investment Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 1218, the “Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2489, the “Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2501, the “Spectrum Coordination Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 4208, the “Section 331 Obligation Clarification Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 5028, the “ISACC Alerting Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 5058, the “Broadband Incentives for Communities Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 5378, the “Spectrum Innovation Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 5400, the “Preventing Disruptions to Universal Service Funds Act” [PDF]

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing Memo [PDF] Added 10/04/2021 at 02:48 PM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from Credit Union National Association [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Statement from Congressman Bill Pascrell [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the National Association of Amateur Radio [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from NATE: the Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association to Rep. Fletcher [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from NATE: the Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association to Chairman Doyle and Ranking Member Latta [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Statement from CCA, INCOMPAS, and WIA [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from March of Dimes [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from 86 grassroots advocates, civil rights, consumer rights and faith based organizations [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Leadership Conference on Civil Human Rights [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the American Medical Association [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Statement from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the GPS Innovation Alliance [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from USTelecom [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM
  • Document for the Record - Op-ed in the New York Daily News [PDF] Added 10/12/2021 at 11:06 AM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Full Committee Chairman Pallone [PDF] Added 10/08/2021 at 02:42 PM
  • Opening Statement - Subcommittee Chairman Doyle [PDF] Added 10/08/2021 at 02:42 PM
  • Opening Statement - Full Subcommittee Ranking Member Latta [PDF] Added 10/08/2021 at 02:42 PM
  • Opening Statement - Rep. Hudson [PDF] Added 10/08/2021 at 02:42 PM
  • Opening Statement - Rep. Fletcher [PDF] Added 10/08/2021 at 02:42 PM
  • Opening Statement - Rep. Matsui [PDF] Added 10/08/2021 at 02:42 PM

Hearing Record

  • Member Attendance [PDF] Added 10/08/2021 at 02:42 PM
  • Unedited Transcript [PDF] Added 10/29/2021 at 09:57 AM

First Published: September 29, 2021 at 04:00 PM
Last Updated: November 10, 2021 at 04:02 PM