Committee Info


Energy and Commerce

The Committee on Energy and Commerce, the oldest standing legislative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, is vested with the broadest jurisdiction of any congressional authorizing committee. Today it has responsibility for the nation's telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health research, environmental quality, energy policy, and interstate and foreign commerce. It oversees multiple cabinet-level Departments and independent agencies, including the Departments of Energy, Health and Human Services, Commerce, and Transportation, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Trade Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Federal Communications Commission.

Abu Ahmed
I am a Sophomore majoring in Cognitive Science and Computer Science. This is my second year chairing at model congress. I am from Secaucus, New Jersey and attended Secaucus High School. Along with Penn Model Congress, I am an editor for Penn Global Surgery Newsletter, and work at lab in the radiology department. If you have any questions about college you can contact me at


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