Executive Session

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene an executive session on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in Dirksen Senate Office Building G50 to consider the following legislative measures and nominations.

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

1. S. 151, Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, Sponsors: Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Krysten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.)
a. Thune Substitute (modified)   
b. Moran 1

2. S. 494, American Fisheries Advisory Committee Act, Sponsors: Sens. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.) 

3. S. 512, Seniors Fraud Prevention Act, Sponsors: Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Susan Collins (R-Maine)

4. S. 529, National Landslide Preparedness Act, Sponsors: Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)
a. Cantwell Substitute

5. S. 542, Interstate Transport Act, Sponsors: Sens. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)

6. S. 881, Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act, Sponsors: Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.)

7. S. 877, Shark Fin Trade Elimination Act, Sponsors: Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.)

8. S. 906, Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act, Sponsors: Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.)
a. Sullivan 1

9. S. 908, Fluke Fairness Act, Sponsors: Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)

10. S. 910, National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act, Sponsors: Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii)
a. Lee 1
b. Schatz 1

11. S. 914, Coordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act, Sponsors: Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

12. S. 918, Eliminate From Regulators Opportunities to Nationalize The Internet In Every Respect Act, Sponsors: Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) 
a. Markey 1

13. S. 919, Space Frontier Act, Sponsor: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)

14. Nomination of Ann Marie Buerkle, of New York, to be Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

15. Nomination of Ann Marie Buerkle, of New York, to be Commissioner of the CPSC for a term of seven years
(Roll call vote: 14-12)

16. Nomination of Joseph Ryan Gruters, of Florida, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years 
(Roll call vote: 14-12)

17. Nomination of Leon A. Westmoreland, of Georgia, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years
(Roll call vote: 14-12)

18. Nomination of Rick A. Dearborn, of Oklahoma, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years
(Roll call vote: 14-12)

19. Nomination of Diana Furchtgott-Roth, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation
(Roll call vote: 14-12)

20. Nomination of Heidi R. King, of California, to be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Roll call vote: 14-12)

21. Nomination of Barry Lee Myers, of Pennsylvania, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (Roll call vote: 14-12)

22. Coast Guard Promotions

Results of the markup can be found here.

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