United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation


United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Das Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation ist ein Ausschuss des Senats der Vereinigten Staaten, der sich mit einem weiten Themengebiet befasst, das Handel, Luftfahrt, Schifffahrt und Meeresbezogenes, Wissenschaft und Sport umfasst.

Der Ausschuss ging 1977 aus diversen anderen Ausschüssen hervor. Derzeitiger Vorsitzender ist der Demokrat Jay Rockefeller aus West Virginia, Ranking Minority Member ist die Republikanerin Kay Bailey Hutchison aus Texas.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Liste der Zuständigkeiten

  • Coast Guard
  • Küstengebiete der USA
  • Telekommunikation
  • Sicherheit auf den Highways
  • Binnenwasserwege, Ausnahme, ihr Bau
  • Handel zwischen den Bundesstaaten
  • Meeres- und Ozean-Navigation, -Sicherheit, und -Transportat
  • Merresfischerei
  • Handelsmarine
  • Nichtmiliträische Luft- und Raumfahrtforschung
  • Ozeane, Wetter und Atmosphäre
  • Panamakanal und andere interozeanische Kanaäle
  • Regulierung von Verbraucherprodukten und -dienstleistungen, außer Finanzwesen und Wohnungswesen, die zu anderen Ausschüssen gehören
  • Zwischenstaatlicher öffentlicher Verkehr, inklusive Eisenbahnen, Busse, Trucks, Schiffe, Pipelines und Zivilluftffahrt
  • Wissenschaft, Ingenieurwesen, und Technologieforschung
  • Sport
  • Standards und Messung
  • Transport
  • Das Kontinentalschelf, soweit es für Handel und Transport Bedeutung hat.

Mitglieder im 112. Senat

Jay Rockefeller, derzeitiger Vorsitzender des Ausschusses

Demokraten

Senator Staat
Jay Rockefeller, Vorsitz West Virginia
Daniel Inouye Hawaii
John Kerry Massachusetts
Barbara Boxer Kalifornien
Bill Nelson Florida
Maria Cantwell Washington
Frank Lautenberg New Jersey
Mark Pryor Arkansas
Claire McCaskill Missouri
Amy Klobuchar Minnesota
Tom Udall New Mexico
Mark Warner Virginia
Mark Begich Alaska

Republikaner

Senator Staat
Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member Texas
Olympia Snowe Maine
John Ensign Nevada
Jim DeMint South Carolina
John Thune South Dakota
Roger Wicker Mississippi
Johnny Isakson Georgia
Roy Blunt Missouri
John Boozman Arkansas
Pat Toomey Pennsylvania
Marco Rubio Florida
Kelly Ayotte New Hampshire

Unterausschüsse

  • Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
    • Chairman – vakant
    • Ranking Member – Jim DeMint
  • Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet
    • Chairman – John Kerry
    • Ranking Member – John Ensign
  • Subcommittee on Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion
    • Chairman – Amy Klobuchar
    • Ranking Member – vakant
  • Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance
    • Chairman – Mark Pryor
    • Ranking Member – Roger Wicker
  • Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
    • Chairman – Maria Cantwell
    • Ranking Member – Olympia Snowe
  • Subcommittee on Science and Space
    • Chairman – Bill Nelson
    • Ranking Member – vakant
  • Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security
    • Chairman – Frank Lautenberg
    • Ranking Member – John Thune

Geschichte

Der Ausschuss entstand aus diversen anderen Ausschüssen, die sich im Laufe der Senatsgeschichte immer wieder vereinigten und trennten.

  • Senate Committee on Commerce and Manufactures (1816–1825)
  • Senate Committee on Commerce (1825–1946, 1961–1977)
  • Senate Committee on Manufactures (1825–1855, 1864–1946)
  • Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce (1885–1946)
  • Senate Committee on Interoceanic Canals (1899–1946)
  • Senate Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce (1946–1961)
  • Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1958–1977)

Ehemalige Vorsitzende

Committee on Commerce and Manufactures, 1816–1825

Committee on Commerce, 1825–1927

Committee on Interstate Commerce, 1887–1947

Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1947–1961

Committee on Commerce, 1961–1977

  • Warren G. Magnuson (D-WA) 1961–1977

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, seit 1977

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