Committee Approves Ten Bills, Two Nominations

April 28, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation today approved ten bills and two nominations, which are now all subject to approval by the full Senate:

1. S.15, Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act; Sponsors: Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)

2. S.115, Protecting Tourism in the United States Act; Sponsors: Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Roy Blunt (R-MO), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Rick Scott (R-FL)

     a. Sullivan 1 (as modified)

3. S.120, Safe Connections Act; Sponsors: Sens. Brian Schatz (D-HI), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Rick Scott (R-FL), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)

     a. Schatz substitute

     b. Lee 2 (as modified)

4. S.163, Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act; Sponsors: Sens. John Thune, (R-SD) Jon Tester (D-MT), Gary Peters (D-MI), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Jerry Moran (R-KS)

     a. Thune substitute

5. S.198, Data Mapping to Save Mom’s Lives Act; Sponsors: Sens. Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Todd Young (R-IN), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Ed Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Gary Peters (D-MI)

6. S. 381, National Ocean Exploration Act; Sponsors: Sens. Roger Wicker (R-MS), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Brian Schatz (D-HI)

     a. Wicker substitute

     b. Lee 1

7. S. 558, FLOODS Act; Sponsors: Sens. Roger Wicker (R-MS), Gary Peters (D-MI)

     a. Wicker substitute

8.  S.576, Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act; Sponsors: Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Todd Young (R-IN), Gary Peters (D-MI)

     a. Baldwin-Young substitute (as modified)

9. S.735, Advanced Technological Manufacturing Act; Sponsors: Sens. Roger Wicker (R-MS), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Jacky Rosen (D-NV)

     a. Wicker substitute

     b. Luján 1

10. S.1259, Safe Cribs Act; Sponsors: Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Rob Portman (R-OH), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

11. Nomination of Donet Dominic Graves Jr., of Ohio, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce (PN79-3)

12. Nomination of Bill Nelson, of Florida, to be to be National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator (PN255)