Executive Session -- Multiple Agenda Items

Markup of nine bills and nominations for five agencies

February 26, 2015


253 Senate Russell Office Building

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold an executive session on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. to consider legislation and nominations.


1. H.R. 23, the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015, Sponsor: Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas)
2. H.R. 34, Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2015, Sponsor: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.)
3. H.R. 719, TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2015, Sponsor: Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.)
4. H.R. 720, Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act of 2015, Sponsor: Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.)
5. S. 142, Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015, Sponsor: Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)
6. S. 143, United States Merchant Marine Academy Improvements Act of 2015, Sponsor: Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.)
7. S. 253, Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2015, Sponsor: Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.)
8. S. 304, Motor Vehicle Safety Whistleblower Act, Sponsor: Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.)
9. S. 373, Vessel Incidental Discharge Act, Sponsor: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
10. Nomination of Tho Dinh-Zarr, to be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board for the remainder of the term expiring December 31, 2018
11. Nomination of Carlos A. Monje, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation
12. Nomination of Manson K. Brown, to be Assistant Secretary for Environmental Observation and Prediction, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce
13. Nomination of William P. Doyle, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 2018 (reappointment)
14. Nomination of Christopher A. Hart, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term of two years
15. Nominations for promotions in the United States Coast Guard

* Agenda is subject to change

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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune

Minority Statement

  • Ranking Member Bill Nelson