Committee Approves 20 Bills, Four Nominees, Coast Guard Promotions

November 13, 2019

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation today approved 20 bills, four nominees, and Coast Guard promotions, all subject to approval by the full Senate.

Bills and nominations approved are as follows (approved by voice vote unless otherwise noted):

1. S. 10, South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2019, Sponsors: Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.)

2. S. 481, the Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019, Sponsor: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)
Klobuchar Substitute
Lee 1 (modified)
Scott 1 (modified)

3. S. 999, Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019, Sponsors: Sens. Christopher Coons (D-Del.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)
Capito Substitute
Lee 1
Lee 2
Lee 3

4. S. 1069, Digital Coast Act, Sponsors: Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)

5. S. 1640, Portable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019, Sponsors: Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.)
Klobuchar Substitute

6. S. 1982, Save Our Seas 2.0: Enhancing the Domestic Marine Debris Response Act, Sponsors: Sens. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)
Sullivan Substitute (modified)
Schatz 1
Scott 1 to Schatz 1 (modified)

7. S. 2330, Empowering Olympic and Amateur Athletes Act of 2019, Sponsors: Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.)
Moran Substitute
Cantwell 1 (modified)  
Cantwell 2
Cantwell 3 (modified)
Cantwell 5
Cantwell 6
Cantwell 7 (modified)
Cantwell 8 (modified)
Lee 2 (modified)
Lee 3
Lee 4 (modified)
Lee 5 (modified)
Lee 6 (modified)
Peters 1
Peters 2 (modified)
Peters 3 (modified)
Thune 1 (modified)

8. S. 2346, Fishery Failures: Urgently Needed Disaster Declarations Act, Sponsor: Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.)
Wicker Substitute (modified)
Cantwell 1 (modified)
Cantwell 2 (modified)
Lee 2
Lee 7
Markey 2 (modified)

9. S. 2429, Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019, Sponsors: Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Rick Scott (R-Fla.)
Schatz Substitute (modified)

10. S. 2453, SAVE Right Whales Act, Sponsor: Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.)
Blumenthal Substitute

11. S. 2472, Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility Act, Sponsors: Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio)

12. S. 2525, Guaranteeing Equipment Safety for Firefighters Act of 2019, Sponsors: Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.)
Gardner Substitute (modified)

13. S. 2535, Enhancing Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Act, Sponsors: Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.)
Lee 1 (modified)

14. S. 2597, Learning Excellence and Good Examples from New Developers Act of 2019 (LEGEND Act), Sponsors: Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii)
Lee 1 (modified)

15. S. 2693, Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2019, Sponsors: Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), John Thune (R-S.D.)

16. S. 2775, Harvesting American Cybersecurity Knowledge through Education Act of 2019 (HACKED Act), Sponsors: Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.)
Thune-Klobuchar 1 (modified)

17. S. 2782, a bill to improve provisions of law relating to sexual harassment and assault prevention at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and for other purposes, Sponsor: Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

18. S. 2800, NASA Reauthorization Act of 2019, Sponsors: Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)
Wicker Substitute (modified)
Blumenthal 1
Duckworth 2
Duckworth 6
Gardner 1 (modified)
Gardner 2 (modified)
Gardner 4
Gardner 6
Gardner 8 (modified)
Markey 1
Markey 2 (modified)
Peters 1
Peters 2
Peters 3 (modified)
Peters 4 (modified)
Schatz 1
Sullivan 1
Thune 1
Udall 1 (modified)
Udall 2 (modified)

19. S. 2805, TOD Advancement Act of 2019, Sponsors: Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)
Wicker 1

20. H.R. 3153, Expanding Findings for Federal Opioid Research and Treatment Act (EFFORT Act), Sponsor: Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.)
Gardner Substitute

21. Nomination of Ian Paul Steff, of Indiana, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service

22. Nominations of Michael Graham, of Kansas, to be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board, to complete a term and for a new term ending December 31, 2025

23. Nomination of Carl Whitney Bentzel, of Maryland, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner

24. Nomination of Theodore Rokita, of Indiana, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors

25. Coast Guard Promotions