Executive Session and Nominations Hearing

September 22, 2021

Nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene an executive session at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 to consider the presidential nominations of Alexander Hoehn-Saric to be a Commissioner and Chair of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC); Mary T. Boyle to be a Commissioner of the CPSC; Richard Trumka, Jr. to be a Commissioner of the CPSC; and Grant Harris to be Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis at the Department of Commerce.

Immediately following the executive session, the Committee will hold a hearing to consider the presidential nominations of Victoria Marie Baecher Wassmer, to be Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Transportation (DOT); Mohsin Raza Syed, to be Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at DOT; Amitabha Bose, to be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration; and Meera Joshi, to be Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

DETAILS

 

Commerce Committee Executive Session

10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Committee Hearing Room, Russell 253

 

Executive Session Agenda: 

  • Nomination of Alexander Hoehn-Saric, to be a Commissioner and Chair of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Nomination of Mary T. Boyle, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Richard Trumka Jr., to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission  
  • Grant Harris, to be Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis, Department of Commerce

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

Nominees: 

  • Victoria Marie Baecher Wassmer, to be Chief Financial Officer, DOT
  • Mohsin Raza Syed, to be Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs, DOT
  • Amitabha Bose, to be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, DOT
  • Meera Joshi, to be Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 

 

WATCH LIVESTREAM:  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.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chair Maria Cantwell

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