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Full Committee Vote on H.R. 452, H.R. 3309, H.R. 3310

March 5, 2012

The Committee on Energy and Commerce has scheduled a markup beginning on Monday, March 5, 2012.  The markup agenda will cover the following bills:
H.R. 452, “Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011”;
H.R. 3309, the “Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act”; and,
H.R. 3310, the “Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act.”
On Monday, March 5, the Committee will convene at 4:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements only.  It will reconvene on Tuesday, March 6, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Opening statement from Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton

Opening statement from Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden

Opening statement from Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts

Markup Notice

Background Memo

H.R. 452 passed by voice vote as amended

Author Links and Description to TextOutcome Vote 
Upton Excluding subsection (d), “Congressional Consideration,” from repeal AdoptedVoice

H.R. 3309 passed as amended, 31-16

Amendments Offered to H.R.3309

AuthorLinks and Description to TextOutcome Vote
Kinzinger  Regarding Federal Register publicationAdopted Voice Vote 
Waxman  Regarding a consumer complaint databaseAdopted Voice Vote 
Pompeo  Regarding TCPA complaints Adopted Voice Vote 
Eshoo  Regarding a FCC rulemaking to consider procedural changes to its rules, reporting requirements, and nonpublic collaborative discussionDefeated 18-32 
Stearns  Regarding the appointment of technical staffWithdrawn  
Christensen  Regarding the applicability of the Administrative Procedure Act Withdrawn  
Eshoo  Relating to certifications regarding the identity of donors for public inspection files  Defeated16-30 

H.R. 3310 passed by voice vote as amended

AuthorLinks and Description to TextOutcomeVote
Eshoo Regarding reporting requirements for assessing the state of competition in the communications marketplace AdoptedVoice Vote


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