Executive Session

July 30, 2013

Markup

253 Russell Senate Office Building

Feature Image: Capitol 1WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will hold an executive session on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. to markup several bills and nominations.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 
Start Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: 253 Russell Senate Office Building

TENTATIVE AGENDA*

  1. S. 134, the Violent Content Research Act of 2013 
  2. S. RES. 157, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that telephone service must be improved in rural areas of the United States and that no entity may unreasonably discriminate against telephone users in those areas 
  3. S. 267, Pirate Fishing Elimination Act 
  4. S. 269, International Fisheries Stewardship and Enforcement Act 
  5. S. 376, Drought Information Act of 2013 
  6. S. 839, Coral Reef Conservation Amendments Act of 2013 
  7. S. 921, the Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act 
  8. S. 1068, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Office Corps Amendments Act of 2013 
  9. S. 1072, the Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013 
  10. S. 1254, Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2013 
  11. S. 1317, NASA Authorization Act of 2013 
  12. S. 1344,  Arctic Research, Monitoring, and Observing Act of 2013 
  13. S. 1353,  The Cybersecurity Act of 2013 
  14. Nomination of Dr. Jannette Dates, to be a Member of the Board of Directors, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN 172)  
  15. Nomination of Mr. Bruce M. Ramer, to be a Member of the Board of Directors, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN 173, Reappointment) 
  16. Nomination of Dr. Brent Nelsen, to be a Member of the Board of Directors, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN 379) 
  17. Nomination of Mr. Thomas Carper, to be a Member of the Amtrak Board of Directors (PN 533, Reappointment) 
  18. Nomination of Mr. Howard Husock, to be a Member of the Board of Directors, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN 534) 
  19. Nomination of Ms. Loretta Sutliff, to be a Member of the Board of Directors, Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PN 589) 
  20. Nomination of Mr. Thomas E. Wheeler, to be Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (PN 411) (PN 412 Reappointment) 
  21. Nomination of Dr. Mark E. Schaefer, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, U.S. Department of Commerce (PN 499) 
  22. Nominations for Promotion in the U.S. Coast Guard (PN 328, PN 329 and PN 649) 

*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 call 202-224-0411 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date. 

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Majority Statement

  • Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

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

Minority Statement

  • Senator John R Thune

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