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Committee Announces Hearing on Automated Vehicles

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled, “Highly Automated Vehicles: Federal Perspectives on the Deployment of Safety Technology,” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. The hearing will examine the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Transportation Safety Board’s perspectives on the safe testing and deployment of highly automated vehicles, otherwise referred to as autonomous vehicles (AVs), self-driving vehicles, or driverless vehicles. Witnesses will discuss recommendations for realizing the potential safety, mobility, and efficiency benefits of AVs.

Commerce Leaders Introduce the NASA Authorization Act of 2019

Today, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space, along with ranking member Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash, chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, introduced the NASA Authorization Act of 2019.

Committee Announces Markup on November 13

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene an executive session on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in Dirksen Senate Office Building G50 to consider the following legislative measures and nominations.

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