United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance

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The Senate Commerce Subcommitee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance is one of the seven subcommittees within the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. It was renamed from the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive Safety at the start of the 111th Congress.

Members, 113th Congress[edit]

Majority Minority
Ex officio

Jurisdiction[edit]

The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance is primarily focused on protecting consumers. Whether a consumer shops online, buys a car at a dealership, or takes out a home insurance policy — the Subcommittee works to protect the fairness of those transactions and the safety of products people buy. The Subcommittee oversees the consumer protection efforts of the following federal agencies: the U.S. Federal Trade Commission – to prohibit unfair and deceptive business acts and practices, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – to create safe and fuel efficient vehicles, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – to protect the public from unsafe toys and product defects. The Subcommittee also has jurisdiction over property and casualty insurance and sports.

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