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Congressman Brad Sherman

Representing the 30th District of CALIFORNIA

Consumer Protection

  

For specific inquiries concerning my work and views on Consumer Protection issues, please contact me.

 

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Jul 30, 2021

Congressman Brad Sherman announced that nearly $9 million in federal funds for projects in the San Fernando Valley have been included in legislation passed by the House of Representatives.  

This week the House passed a package of funding bills, which included a dozen community projects requested by Congressman Sherman. 

May 18, 2021

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, May 18, the House passed bipartisan legislation led by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Investor Protection and Capital Markets, and Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX) to make it easier for homebuyers to purchase a home with a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage. H.R. 3008, the Homebuyer Assistance Act of 2021 would do this by reducing a number of hurdles which appraisers currently face before they are allowed to perform appraisals for home purchases financed by an FHA mortgage.

Mar 5, 2021

Investors on U.S. stock exchanges deserve not only independent audits, but oversight of the auditors.

The Kennedy-Sherman bill requires Chinese companies listed on American exchanges to allow the same Public Company Auditor Oversight Board supervision of their auditors as companies from the U.S. and most of the world.

Mar 1, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), who Chairs the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced the Access to Credit for Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID–19 Crisis Act of 2021.

Feb 9, 2021

Washington, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued its report on the tragic helicopter crash that took the life of Kobe and Gianna Bryant and seven others.

That report made two new recommendations. Congressman Sherman today announced that he would amend the Kobe and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act to mandate that these two new recommendations arising from the investigation, as well as other helicopter safety measures that NTSB has recommended in the past.

The two new provisions that will be added to the bill will:

Jan 25, 2021

 

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and California Senator Dianne Feinstein announced today the reintroduction of the Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act, which will require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to strengthen federal safety standards for equipping helicopters.

Dec 22, 2020

Washington, D.C. – Late last night the House and Senate passed a major provision of Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick’s (R-PA) H.R. 6789, the Access to Credit for Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis Act, as included in H.R. 133, legislation to fund the federal government and provide over $900 billion in emergency assistance.

Dec 18, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio) released the following statements regarding the signing of their bipartisan Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act into law.

Dec 16, 2020

“At 3pm today, I heard from my Doctor brother-in-law that a large percentage of the Pfizer vaccine was going to waste.

“The vaccine is distributed in vials with enough vaccine for 7 doses. But FDA policies required that each vial should be used for 5 doses, and then discarded.

“I immediately contacted FDA, and within hours Acting Associate Commissioner Andrew Tantillo issued the clarifying guidance set forth below. I have urged the FDA to put this up on its website and get it out to vaccine administrators. Hopefully the press will also get help get the word out.

Dec 7, 2020

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), who is Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, joined Housing, Community Development, and Insurance Subcommittee Chairman Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO) in sending a letter to Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, to raise concerns and important questions regarding practices by Facebook related to discriminatory ad targeting and digital redlining. Congressmen Clay was also joined in sending this letter by Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), Congressman Stephen F.