Committee Announces Hearing on Consumer Data Privacy

November 25, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled, “Examining Legislative Proposals to Protect Consumer Data Privacy,” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Members of the committee and witnesses will discuss how legislative proposals intend to provide consumers with more security, transparency, choice, and control over personal information both online and offline. Members will also discuss proposals that provide the Federal Trade Commission with more resources and authority to oversee business data practices in the marketplace.


  • The Honorable Julie Brill, Former Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft
  • The Honorable Maureen Ohlhausen, Former Acting-Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Co-Chair, 21st Century Privacy Coalition
  • Ms. Laura Moy, Executive Director and Associate Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology
  • Ms. Nuala O’Connor, Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel, Digital Citizenship at Walmart 
  • Ms. Michelle Richardson, Director of Privacy and Data, Center for Democracy and Technology

*Witness list subject to change

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 

This hearing will take place in the Hart Senate Office Building 216. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on