129Mar 4, 1993
Auto Repair Fraud
The subcommittee heard testimony from representatives of the Federal Trade Commission and state law officials on efforts to eliminate fraud in the automobile repair industry. Sears auto repair ...
71Jul 21, 1992
Automobile Repair Fraud
The subcommittee heard testimony on fraud in the automobile repair industry. The hearing occurred after Sears Roebuck and Co. was charged with fraud for conducting unnecessary repairs on ...
63Sep 30, 2003
Obesity and Dietary Guidelines
Witnesses testified about obesity in America and U.S. Department of Agriculture’s dietary guidelines. Topics included suggested changes in federal guidelines, public education, changing ...
45May 22, 2002
Witnesses testified about the state of boxing and laws regulating the sport. Among the issues they addressed were the federal role in regulating sports, current practices in the sport of ...
44Oct 29, 1991
Developments in Automotive Fuel Economy
The subcommittee heard testimony on the status of research into fuel efficient automobiles by U.S. and Japanese automobile designers and manufacturers. The subcommittee also heard testimony on ...
37Apr 4, 2001
Mad Cow Disease
Witnesses testified about recent outbreaks of mad cow and foot-and-mouth disease in Europe and the possibility that they may find their way to the U.S. They said that the threat to human health was ...
35Aug 7, 1990
Consumer Energy Price Increases
The subcommittee was investigating the rise in gasoline prices at the pump and decide what measures could be taken to eliminate the price increases. Immediately after the Iraqi invasion and the ...
34Sep 24, 1996
Automobile Insurance Regulations
Subcommittee members heard testimony from consumer advocates and legal experts on S. 1860, legislation which would allow U.S. drivers to select from traditional tort liability coverage and no-fault ...
28Apr 24, 2001
Child Safety Seats
Witnesses testified about child passenger safety, seat restraints, and safety records. Of primary concern were reports that children between four and eight were not riding in booster seats ...
26Jun 13, 1990
Use of Recycled Materials
The committee met to discuss the National Recyclable Commodities Act of 1989.
23May 19, 1986
Uniform Product Liability Law
15Sep 13, 1988