House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce is one of the oldest standing committees of the U.S. House of Representatives. Established in 1795, it has operated continuously, with the exception of various name changes and jurisdictional changes, for more than 200 years. The only other House standing committees with 200 years of continuous operation are the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Rules Committee. It has served as the principal guide for the House in matters relating to the promotion of commerce and to the public’s health and marketplace interests.

Members of the
House Committee on Energy and Commerce,
111th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Climate change hearings

The Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality held a hearing on "Climate Change: Are Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Human Activities Contributing to a Warming of the Planet?" on March 7, 2007. The witnesses as the hearing were

The subcommittee is scheduled to have a hearing on "Climate Change and Energy Security: Perspectives from the Automobile Industry" on March 14, 2007. [2]

The subcommittee is scheduled to have a hearing on "Climate Change: State and Local Perspectives" on March 15, 2007. [3]

The subcommittee is scheduled to have a hearing on March 21, 2007. Former Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to appear.

Subcommittees

Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection

Members of the
Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection,
111th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet

Members of the
Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet,
111th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Energy and Environment

Members of the
Subcommittee on Energy and Environment,
111th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Health

Members of the
Subcommittee on Health,
111th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Members of the
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations,
111th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Previous committee membership

110th Congress (2007-2008)

Members of the
House Committee on Energy and Commerce,
110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection

Members of the
Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection,
110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality

Members of the
Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality,
110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on the Environment and Hazardous Materials

Members of the
Subcommittee on the Environment and Hazardous Materials,
110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Health

Members of the
Subcommittee on Health,
110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Members of the
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations,
110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet

Members of the
Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet,
110th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


109th Congress (2005-2006)

Members of the
House Committee on Energy and Commerce,
109th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:
  • MARSHA BLACKBURN, Tennessee
  • JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan, Ranking
  • HENRY A. WAXMAN, California
  • EDWARD J. MARKEY, Massachusetts
  • RICK BOUCHER, Virginia
  • EDOLPHUS TOWNS, New York
  • FRANK PALLONE, JR., New Jersey
  • SHERROD BROWN, Ohio
  • BART GORDON, Tennessee
  • BOBBY L. RUSH, Illinois
  • ANNA G. ESHOO, California
  • BART STUPAK, Michigan
  • ELIOT L. ENGEL, New York
  • ALBERT R. WYNN, Maryland
  • GENE GREEN, Texas
  • TED STRICKLAND, Ohio
  • DIANA DEGETTE, Colorado
  • LOIS CAPPS, California
  • MIKE DOYLE, Pennsylvania
  • TOM ALLEN, Maine
  • JIM DAVIS, Florida
  • JAN SCHAKOWSKY, Illinois
  • HILDA L. SOLIS, California
  • CHARLES A. GONZALEZ, Texas
  • JAY INSLEE, Washington
  • TAMMY BALDWIN, Wisconsin
  • MIKE ROSS, Arkansas
  • JOE BARTON, Texas, Chairman
  • RALPH M. HALL, Texas
  • MICHAEL BILIRAKIS, Florida, VC
  • FRED UPTON, Michigan
  • CLIFF STEARNS, Florida
  • PAUL E. GILLMOR, Ohio
  • NATHAN DEAL, Georgia
  • ED WHITFIELD, Kentucky
  • CHARLIE NORWOOD, Georgia
  • BARBARA CUBIN, Wyoming
  • JOHN SHIMKUS, Illinois
  • HEATHER WILSON, New Mexico
  • JOHN B. SHADEGG, Arizona
  • CHARLES W. "CHIP" PICKERING, MS, VC
  • VITO FOSSELLA, New York
  • ROY BLUNT, Missouri
  • STEVE BUYER, Indiana
  • GEORGE RADANOVICH, California
  • CHARLES F. BASS, New Hampshire
  • JOSEPH R. PITTS, Pennsylvania
  • MARY BONO, California
  • GREG WALDEN, Oregon
  • LEE TERRY, Nebraska
  • MIKE FERGUSON, New Jersey
  • MIKE ROGERS, Michigan
  • C.L. "BUTCH" OTTER, Idaho
  • SUE MYRICK, North Carolina
  • JOHN SULLIVAN, Oklahoma
  • TIM MURPHY, Pennsylvania
  • MICHAEL C. BURGESS, Texas


Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection

Members of the
Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection [4],
109th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:
  • JAN SCHAKOWSKY, Illinois Ranking Member
  • MIKE ROSS, Arkansas
  • EDWARD J. MARKEY, Massachusetts
  • EDOLPHUS TOWNS, New York
  • SHERROD BROWN, Ohio
  • BOBBY L. RUSH, Illinois
  • GENE GREEN, Texas
  • TED STRICKLAND, Ohio
  • DIANA DEGETTE, Colorado
  • JIM DAVIS, Florida
  • CHARLES A. GONZALEZ, Texas
  • TAMMY BALDWIN, Wisconsin
  • JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan (EX OFFICIO)
  • Cliff Stearns, R FL, Chair
  • FRED UPTON, Michigan
  • NATHAN DEAL, Georgia
  • BARBARA CUBIN, Wyoming
  • GEORGE RADANOVICH, California
  • CHARLES F. BASS, New Hampshire
  • JOSEPH R. PITTS, Pennsylvania
  • MARY BONO, California
  • LEE TERRY, Nebraska
  • MIKE FERGUSON, New Jersey
  • MIKE ROGERS, Michigan
  • C.L. "BUTCH" OTTER, Idaho
  • SUE MYRICK, North Carolina
  • TIM MURPHY, Pennsylvania
  • MARSHA BLACKBURN, Tennessee
  • JOE BARTON, Texas (EX OFFICIO)


Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet

Members of the
Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet,
109th Congress
Democrats: Republicans:


Contact information

Website: http://energycommerce.house.gov/

  • Majority staff office - (202) 225-2927
  • Minority staff office - (202) 225-3641

Articles and resources

Related SourceWatch articles

References

  1. "HEARING: Climate Change: Are Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Human Activities Contributing to a Warming of the Planet?," House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  2. "Committee on Energy and Commerce -- Schedule," House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  3. "Committee on Energy and Commerce -- Schedule," House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  4. Hearing before the Subcommittee. . . , USGPO, f:31470.wais

External resources

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