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Official Title as Introduced

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt a national policy for technology to promote consumers' access to financial tools and online commerce to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
09/12/2016Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 - 4, 1 Present (Roll no. 497).(text: CR H5300)
07/14/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

Date All Actions
09/12/2016-7:05pmMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/12/2016-7:05pmOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 - 4, 1 Present (Roll no. 497). (text: CR H5300)
09/12/2016-6:53pmConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5309-5310)
09/12/2016-5:58pmAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
09/12/2016-5:45pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 835.
09/12/2016-5:45pmConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5300-5302)
09/12/2016-5:45pmMr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
07/14/2016Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
07/14/2016Introduced in House

Cosponsors (2)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 07/14/2016
Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] 09/06/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce07/14/2016 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House without amendment (09/12/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should:

  • develop a national policy to encourage the development of tools for consumers to learn and protect their assets in a way that maximizes the promise customized, connected devices hold to empower consumers, foster future economic growth, and create new commerce and markets;
  • prioritize accelerating the development of alternative technologies that support transparency, security, and authentication in a way that recognizes their benefits, allows for future innovation, and responsibly protects consumers' personal information;
  • recognize that technology experts can play an important role in the future development of consumer-facing technology applications for manufacturing, automobiles, telecommunications, tourism, health care, energy, and general commerce; and
  • support further innovation and economic growth and ensure cybersecurity and the protection of consumer privacy.

Calls for innovators in technology, manufacturing, automobiles, telecommunications, tourism, health care, and energy industries to commit to improving the quality of life for future generations by developing new technology that is safe and consumer protective and that is aimed at improving consumers' access to commerce.