Executive Session -- Multiple Agenda Items

June 25, 2015


253 Senate Russell Office Building

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold an executive session on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. to consider the following legislative measures and nominations.

1. S. 1626, Railroad Reform, Enhancement, and Efficiency Act, Sponsors: Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.)
2. S. 1611, Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, Sponsors: Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.)
3. S. 1573, National Weather Service Improvement Act, Sponsor: Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) with consideration of a Thune/Schatz substitute amendment
4. S. 1298, A bill to provide nationally consistent measures of performance of the Nation’s ports, Sponsors: Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.)
5. S. 1403, Florida Fisheries Improvement Act, Sponsor: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
6. S. 1551, DOTCOM Act, Sponsors: Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.)
7. S. 1182, A bill to exempt application of JSA attribution rule in case of existing agreements, Sponsors: Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.)
8. S. 1250, Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015, Sponsors: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Sen. Bob Casey (D-Penn.), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)
9. Nominations for Promotion in the United States Coast Guard

*Agenda is subject to change

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Executive Session Details:
Thursday, June 25, 2015

10:30 a.m. in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253

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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune