Executive Session and Nominations Hearing

November 17, 2021

Nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene an executive session at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 to consider the following measures:

Agenda:

  1. S.594 Anti-Spoofing Penalties Modernization Act of 2021
  2. S.1127 Learning Excellence and Good Examples from New Developers (LEGEND) Act of 2021
  3. S.2699 The American Cybersecurity Literacy Act
  4. Nomination of Laurie E. Locascio, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology (PN909)
  5. Nomination of Max Vekich, to be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission (PN748)
  6. Nomination of Christopher A. Coes, to be Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy (PN405)
  7. Coast Guard Promotions (PN1350)

 

At the conclusion of the markup, the Committee will go directly into the nomination hearing.

Nominees:

  • Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel, to be a Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (PN1322)
  • Mr. Alvaro M. Bedoya, to be a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (PN1156)
  • Ms. Jainey Kumar Bavishi, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (PN1024)
  • Mr. Arun Venkataraman, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service (PN606)

 

DETAILS

Commerce Committee Executive Session

10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Committee Hearing Room, Russell 253

 

WATCH LIVE STREAM:  www.commerce.senate.gov

 

Due to current limited access to the Capitol complex, the general public is encouraged to view this hearing via the live stream. Social distancing is now lifted for vaccinated members of the press who wish to attend. The Office of the Attending Physician recommends that all individuals wear masks while in interior spaces and other individuals are present.

  

News Release

 

Webcast

Witness Panel 1

  • Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel

    To be a Commissioner
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Mr. Alvaro M. Bedoya

    To be a Commissioner
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Ms. Jainey Jainey Bavishi

    Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere
    Department of Commerce
  • Mr. Arun Venkataraman

    Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service
    Department of Commerce