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United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband

The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband is a subcommittee within the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. It was renamed from the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet at the start of the 117th Congress. Prior to the 111th Congress, it was known as the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Innovation.

United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband Intro articles: 3

Jurisdiction

The Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet has jurisdiction over legislation, Congressional action, and other matters relating to communications. For these purposes, "communications" includes telephones, cell phones, the Internet, commercial and noncommercial television, cable, satellite broadcast, satellite communications, wireline and wireless broadband, radio, consumer electronic equipment associated with such services, and public safety communications.

The Subcommittee also is responsible for oversight of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) at the Department of Commerce, which is the administration primarily responsible for the management of government spectrum and advising the President on telecommunications policy.

United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband Jurisdiction articles: 4

Members, 117th Congress

Majority Minority
Ex officio

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Historical subcommittee rosters

116th Congress

Majority Minority
Ex officio

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