Executive Session

November 2, 2011


253 Russell Senate Office Building

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces an executive session scheduled for Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. in 253 Russell Senate Office Building.

The following legislation and nominations are scheduled for the Commerce Committee’s consideration:

  • S. 1119, Trash Free Seas Act of 2011
  • S. 1307, to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to convey real property, including improvements, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Ketchikan, Alaska
  • S. 1401, the Pacific Salmon Stronghold Conservation Act of 2011
  • S. 1430, Maritime Administration Authorization Act of 2012
  • S. 1657, the Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2011
  • S. 1665, the Coast Guard Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013
  • S. 1701, A bill to amend the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998, and for other purposes  
  • S. 1759, America’s Cup Act of 2011 
  • Nomination of Michael A. Khouri, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner  (Reappointment)
  • Nomination of Albert DiClemente, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors (Reappointment) 
  • Nomination of Robert L. Sumwalt, III, to be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board (Reappointment)
  • Nominations for Promotion in the U.S. Coast Guard
Please note the hearing will also be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website at http://commerce.senate.gov. Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to view the webcast. 

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact Collenne Wider at 202-224-5511 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.



Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

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