Commerce Committee Sets March 3 Vote on MOBILE NOW Act, Nominations

February 24, 2016

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold an executive session on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. to consider S. 2555, the MOBILE NOW Act and pending nominations.

“Commerce Committee consideration of the MOBILE NOW Act is an opportunity to advance reforms that the full Senate could pass this year,” said committee chairman and bill sponsor Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.). “Once enacted, these reforms will accelerate the deployment of ultra-fast wireless connections that are critical for the next wave of Internet innovation.”

Click here for a section-by-section summary of the MOBILE NOW Act.


- S. 2555, MOBILE NOW Act, Sponsors: Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)

- T.F. Scott Darling III, to be Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

- Nominations for promotion in the United States Coast Guard

*Agenda subject to change
Executive Session Details:
Thursday, March 3, 2016
10:00 a.m. in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253
A live video of the markup and additional information will be available at