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Commerce Committee Approves of Leibowitz, Ohlhausen

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

December 9, 2011

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee yesterday approved the proposed reappointment of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Jon Leibowitz and the nomination of Maureen Ohlhausen to fill an open commissioner's seat, The Hill reports. The nominations must still be approved by the full Senate. If approved, Ohlhausen will replace Republican Bill Kovacik on the five-commissioner panel.
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