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House Energy and Commerce panel sets markup on compromise privacy bill, ransomware measure

By Charlie Mitchell / June 22, 2022

The House Energy and Commerce consumer protection subcommittee has added compromise privacy legislation to its markup agenda for Thursday, moving quickly to advance a measure designed to break years of deadlock over establishing a federal data privacy law.

The legislation, H.R. 8152, was offered by Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and ranking member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) following a hearing last week on a discussion draft.

Senate Commerce ranking member Roger Wicker (R-MS) has been the...

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