Executive Session

December 14, 2011


253 Russell Senate Office Building

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announced today that an executive session has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2011 to consider pending transportation safety reauthorization bills.  The Committee will also consider additional surface transportation reauthorization bills at the first markup in the next session of this Congress.  

The following bills and nominations will be considered*: 

  • S. 1449, the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act of 2011 (Mariah’s Act) 
  • S. 1950, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act of 2011
  • S. 1952, the Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety Improvement Act of 2011 
  • S. 1953, the Research and Innovative Technology Administration Reauthorization Act of 2011
  • Nominations for Promotion in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corp

*Not necessarily in order of consideration. 

Please note the executive session will be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website.  Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to automatically begin streaming 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