Conference Committee on Bipartisan Innovation and Competition Legislation

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, (D-Wash.), Chair of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will chair the kickoff meeting of the Conference Committee on H.R. 4521, bipartisan innovation and competition legislation, on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the Kennedy Caucus Room. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (Texas-30) Chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, will lead the House delegation.

The 107-member Conference Committee is tasked with reconciling differences between the Senate’s United States Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) and the House’s America COMPETES Act, which will culminate in a conference report. During the meeting, conference committee members will each have an opportunity to speak about their priorities for this legislation.

WHAT:         Conference Committee Meeting on Bipartisan Innovation and Competition Legislation

WHEN:         Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. EDT                  

WHERE:       Kennedy Caucus Room, 325 Russell

LIVE STREAM: View recording below. Twitter: @CommerceDems YouTube: CommerceDems 

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Opening Remarks