Executive Session

March 24, 2010


253 Russell Senate Office Building

During the Executive Session, Committee members will consider the following legislation and nominations*:

  • S. 773, Cybersecurity Act of 2009
  • S. 2881, FCC Commissioners’ Technical Resource Enhancement Act
  • S. 1252, Oceans and Human Health Reauthorization Act of 2009
  • S. 2870, International Fisheries Stewardship and Enforcement Act
  • S. 2871, Technical Corrections to the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act
  • Nomination of Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., to be Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (PN 1324)
  • Nomination of Dr. Larry Robinson, to be the Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, U.S. Department of Commerce (PN 1454)
  • Nomination of Dr. Earl F. Weener, to be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board (PN 1344)
  • Nomination of Dr. Michael F. Tillman, to be a Member of the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission (PN 1342) 
  • Nomination of Dr. Daryl J. Boness, to be Chairman and Reappointed to the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission ( PN 1343 and PN 1431)
  • Nomination of Mr. Jeffrey R. Moreland, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors (PN 1345)
  • Nominations for Promotion in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps (PN 1457and PN 1458)
  • Nominations for Promotion in the U.S. Coast Guard (PN 1444, PN 1445, PN 1446, PN 1489 and PN 1556) 

*List of items under consideration subject to changes prior to scheduled executive session.

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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Minority Statement

  • Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

    U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee