Executive Session

January 1, 2013

Markup

Hearing RoomWASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged the following nominations by unanimous consent, which were subsequently confirmed by the U.S. Senate:

  • Dr. Mark Doms, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce 
  • Ms. Polly Ellen Trottenberg, to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, Department of Transportation 
  • Ms. Mignon L. Clyburn, to be a Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (reappointment)
  • Dr. Joshua D. Wright, to be a Commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission
  • Mr. Christopher R. Beall, to be a Director on the Amtrak Board of Directors 
  • Ms. Yvonne B. Burke, to be a Director on the Amtrak Board of Directors 
  • Nominations for Promotion in the U.S. Coast Guard  

The U.S. Senate confirmed the following nominees, which were previously reported out of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation:

  • Mr. Michael P. Huerta, to be Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Mr. William P. Doyle, to be Commissioner, Federal Maritime Commission
There was no formal meeting of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. A discharge petition was filed on the Senate floor.

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