The Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather is responsible for legislation and oversight of science, technology, engineering, and math research,  development, and policy; standards and measurement, and matters that impact our oceans, coasts and inland waterways including: coastal zone management; marine fisheries and marine mammals; oceans, weather, and atmospheric activities. The subcommittee is responsible for overseeing the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Standards and Technology, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Subcommittee Members

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo. – Chairman
Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis. – Ranking Member


Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas
Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.
Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.


Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii
Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich.

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