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    Oversight of and Policy Considerations for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance will hold a hearing on…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    Dispute resolution attorney Kenneth Feinberg and executives from General Motors (GM) and one of its suppliers testified on the automaker’s delayed ignition switch recall and its…

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    Weight-Loss Product Advertising

    Witnesses testified on ways to protect consumers from false and deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. Dr. Mehmet Oz defended the language and diet products featured on…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    A Senate subcommittee hearing was held on General Motors' and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s handling of ignition switch complaints in GM cars that had resulted…

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    Robocall Scams

    Technologists and telecommunications officials testified on the effectiveness of existing law to prevent fraudulent “robocalls,” or automated telephone calls, and described…

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    Product Safety

    Witnesses testified about the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s implementation of the 2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, which authorized greater appropriations for the…

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    Children's Privacy

    Witnesses testified about children’s online privacy and the adequacy of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) in the midst of new technologies and…

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    Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    Witnesses testified on the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and legislation that would promote the residential use of carbon monoxide alarms and promulgate mandatory standards for those…

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