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This Week in the House Judiciary Committee

Washington, DC, May 11, 2015

The following is the House Judiciary Committee’s schedule for the week May 11th - May 15th. 


10:00 a.m.       Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

Stakeholder Perspectives on ICANN: The .Sucks Domain and Essential Steps to Guarantee Trust and Accountability in the Internet’s Operation


·         Ms. Mei-lan Stark, Immediate Past President, International Trademark Association

·         Mr. Paul Misener, Vice President of Global Public Policy,, Inc.

·         Mr. John Horton, President, LegitScript

·         Mr. Steven Metalitz, Counsel, Coalition for Online Accountability

·         Mr. Jonathan Zuck, President, ACT | The App Association

·         Mr. Phil Corwin, President, Internet Commerce Association

·         Mr. Steve DelBianco, Executive Director, NetChoice

·         Mr. Bill Woodcock, Executive Director, Packet Clearing House

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10:00 a.m.       Full Committee Markup

H.R. 758, the “Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act (LARA) of 2015”;

H.R. 526, the “Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2015”; and

H. Con. Res. 13, Expressing the sense of Congress that the radical Islamic movement in Afghanistan known as the Taliban should be recognized official as a foreign terrorist organization by the United States Government

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9:00 a.m.         Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

Oversight of the Antitrust Enforcement Agencies


·         The Honorable William J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice

·         The Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission

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