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    Takata Air Bag Recall

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on concerns that air bags made by Japanese auto supplier Takata could deploy too forcefully, thus spraying metal fragments inside the vehicle. In May…

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    Consumer Product Safety Commission Oversight, Part 2

    Consumer and industry advocates testified at a hearing on the effectiveness of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)'s regulations and voluntary safety standards for…

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    Consumer Product Safety Commission Oversight, Part 1

    Members of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) testified at a hearing on the effectiveness of the CPSC’s regulations and voluntary safety standards.

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    Takata Airbag Defects

    Automaker executives and federal safety officials testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on defects in vehicular airbags manufactured by Japanese supplier Takata that…

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    Sports Safety and Brain Injuries, Scientific Panel

    A House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee examined the issue of improving sports safety from brain injuries. Panelists testified on latest advancements in concussion research. A video…

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    Sports Safety and Brain Injuries, Sports Officials Panel

    A House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee examined the issue of improving sports safety from brain injuries. Panelists testified on the efforts of youth and professional sports leagues to…

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    Consumer Financial Data Breaches

    Senior officials from Target and Neiman Marcus testified on the recent security breaches at their stores and their companies' ongoing efforts to secure customers' financial data.

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    Online Gaming

    Witnesses testified on the various issues related to the regulation of online gaming and enforcement of the Internet Poker Freedom Act. The act would establish a program for licensing…

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    Auto Industry Challenges

    The Manufacturing Subcommittee of House Energy and Commerce looked into the current state of American automobile manufacturing. Executives from auto companies and parts suppliers…

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    Consumer Product Safety Commission Oversight

    Witnesses testified on on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) implementation of the CPSC Improvement Act of 2008 and other consumer product issues. Among the issues…

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    Prescription Drug Diversion and Abuse

    Witnesses testified on measures taken by the federal government, the states, and the private sector to prevent leaks from the supply chain that allow prescription drugs to be diverted to…

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    Legalization of Internet Gambling

    Witnesses testified on the issue of online gambling, focusing on the legal restrictions of Internet gambling and the impact on consumers and states if restrictions are lifted. Among…

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    Internet Privacy

    Federal regulators testified about online information collection, privacy standards, as well as the collection and use of consumer information. They also talked about proposed…

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    Consumer Data Protection

    Witnesses testified about draft legislation that would establish national standards for data security and notification of a breach. Companies would be required to notify consumers and…

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    Data Security Breaches

    Representatives of Sony and Epsilon, whose companies recently experienced massive data security breaches, testified about data security and protection of consumer information.

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    Data Theft Issues

    Witnesses testified about ways to protect consumer information from theft and if federal legislation is needed. The Secret Service’s deputy agent in charge of cyber operations…

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    Do-Not-Track Legislation

    Witnesses examined the feasibility of establishing a mechanism that provides Internet users a simple and universal method to opt-out from having their online activity tracked by…

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    Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Tourism

    Officials from tourism bureaus and businesses in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida spoke about the damages from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to the region’s tourism…

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    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Oversight

    David Strickland testified on he National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator (NHTSA) handling of Toyota car recalls. The subcommittee also heard from car industry and safety…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Agency Proposal

    Witnesses testified about the Obama administration’s proposal to create a new agency responsible for consumer protection with regard to financial products and services. The…

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