Executive Session -- Multiple Agenda Items

May 20, 2015


The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold an executive session on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. to consider legislation and nominations.


1.    S. 1331, Seasonal Forecasting Improvement Act, Sponsor: Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.)
2.    S. 1297, the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act, Sponsor: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.)
3.    S. 1326, Maritime Administration Enhancement Act of 2015, Sponsor: Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.)
4.    S. 1040, ROV In-Depth Examination Act of 2015, Sponsor: Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.)
5.    S. 1359, E-Warranty Act of 2015, Sponsor: Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.)
6.    S. 806, Drug Free Commercial Driver Act of 2015, Sponsor: Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.)
7.    S. 1315, the Knife Owner’s Protection Act of 2015, Sponsor. Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.)
8.    S. 1334, Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act, Sponsor: Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)
9.    S. 1335, North Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act, Sponsor: Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)
10. S.1251, Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Amendments Act, Sponsor: Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.)
11. S. 1336, South Pacific Fisheries Convention Implementation Act, Sponsor: Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii)
12. H.R. 1020, STEM Education Act of 2015, Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.)
13. H.R. 710, Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act, Sponsor: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.)
14. Nomination of Mr. Daniel R. Elliott, III to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board (reappointment)
15. Nomination of Mr. Mario Cordero to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner (reappointment)
16. Nomination of Rear Admiral Sandra L. Stosz to be Vice Admiral and Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, United States Coast Guard

* Agenda is subject to change

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Executive Session Details:

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
10:30 a.m. in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253
A live video of the markup and additional information will be available on this page.
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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune