Executive Session

August 4, 2021


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, August 4, 2021, to consider the following measures and nominations:


  1. S. 451, Composites Standards Act of 2021; Sponsors: Sens. Capito (R-WV), Gary Peters (D-MI)
  2. S. 2299, CADETS Act; Sponsors: Sens. Gary Peters (D-MI), Todd Young (R-IN), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Ted Cruz (R-TX),  Edward Markey (D-MA), Mike Braun (R-IN)
  3. S. 1790, Secure Equipment Act of 2021; Sponsors: Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Edward Markey (D-MA)
  4. S. 1880, Protecting Indian Tribes from Scams Act; Sponsors: Sens. Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  5. S. 2068, Minority Business Development Act of 2021; Sponsors: Sens. Benjamin Cardin(D-MD), Tim Scott (R-SC), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
  6. S.2424, Restoring Brand USA Act; Sponsors: Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Roy Blunt (R-MO)
  7. Nomination of Hon. Jennifer L. Homendy, of Virginia, to be Chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (PN573)
  8. Nomination of Ms. Karen J. Hedlund, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board (PN535)
  9. Nomination of Mr. Robert C. Hampshire, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation (PN436)
  10. Nomination of Ms. Carol A. Petsonk, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation (PN438)

*Agenda items subject to change

Executive Session Details:

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

10:00 a.m. EDT

Full Committee (No Remote Option)

Executive Session #10


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Minority Statement

  • Ranking Member Roger Wicker