House Approves FCC Security, Supply Chain Bills

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By Kelcee Griffis (October 20, 2021, 5:21 PM EDT) — The full House passed four bills Wednesday afternoon that aim to promote supply chain and network security, including legislation that would order the Federal Communications Commission to stop approving consumer wireless products produced in China.

The bills, all originating from the Energy and Commerce Committee, were passed via roll call votes.

“Today the House continued its work to strengthen our nation’s telecommunications infrastructure for the future by overwhelmingly passing four bipartisan bills,” the committee’s chairman, Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, said in a joint statement. “Together, these bills will boost network…

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