Executive Session

July 31, 2012


253 Russell Senate Office Building

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces an executive session scheduled for Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. in 253 Russell Senate Office Building.

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

  • WITHDRAWN: S. 1717, the Prevention of Escapement of Genetically Altered Salmon in the United States Act
  • S. 1956, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011
  • S. 1980, the Pirate Fishing Elimination Act
  • S. 2279, R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Preservation Act of 2012
  • S. 2388, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments Act of 2012
  • S. 3410, a bill to extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement with Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes
  • Mr. William P. Doyle, to be a Commissioner at the Federal Maritime Commission (PN 1370)
  • Mr. Michael P. Huerta, to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (PN 1497) 
  • Dr. Patricia K. Falcone, to be Associate Director of National Security and International Affairs for the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President (PN 1510) 
  • Nominations for Promotion in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corp (PN 1348, PN 1349, PN 1410)

*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

  • Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

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