Chairman Pai’s announcement that the FCC will repeal the classification of internet service providers under Title II of the Communications Act has prompted a robust discussion. With the FCC set to vote on the notice of proposed rulemaking on May 18, what are the concerns and issues that Congress should be aware of? What are ways this issue can be communicated with constituents? What are the next steps policymakers can and should take to maintain the vibrancy of the internet? Please join us for a lunch discussion of these questions and more with Chairman Pai and a panel of experts.
Lunch and discussion event.
The event is reserved for full-time Hill staff only. For purposes of congressional ethics rules, this is not a widely-attended event, but the value of the lunch being provided is below the threshold for it to be considered a gift. Register for the event here.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Russell Senate Office Building, Room 485
Washington, DC 20002
The Honorable Ajit Pai
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
President and CEO of the Competitive Enterprise Institute
Policy Counsel at the Competitive Enterprise Institute
Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Geoffrey A. Manne
Executive Director of the International Center for Law and Economics
Register for this event here.