Executive Session Committee Legislation Summary

July 21, 2009

Washington, D.C.—Today the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation held an Executive Session and favorably reported out the following legislation and nominees:
Nomination of Polly Trottenberg, to be Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy of the United States Department of Transportation (PN 549)
Nomination of Deborah A.P. Hersman, to be Chairman and Member (Reappointment) of the National Transportation Safety Board (PN 621 and PN 622)
Nomination of Richard A. Lidinsky, Jr., to be Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission (PN 623)
Nomination of Ms. Meredith Attwell Baker, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission (PN 669)
Nomination of Ms. Mignon L. Clyburn, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission (PN 670)
S.1274, the American Communities’ Right to Public Information Act
S. 1451, the Federal Aviation Administration Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act
A bill to extend programs authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)