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  1. LAW

    S.2653 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Call Home Act of 2006

    Sponsor: Sen. Stevens, Ted [R-AK] (Introduced 04/26/2006)
    Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/22/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-459. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed Senate
    3. Passed House
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  2. LAW

    S.1608 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    U.S. SAFE WEB Act of 2006

    Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Gordon H. [R-OR] (Introduced 07/29/2005)
    Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Energy and Commerce
    Committee Reports: S. Rept. 109-219
    Latest Action: 12/22/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-455. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed Senate
    3. Passed House
    4. Resolving Differences
    5. To President
    6. Became Law
  3. LAW

    S.362 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act

    Sponsor: Sen. Inouye, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 02/10/2005)
    Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Transportation and Infrastructure, Resources
    Committee Reports: House Report 109-332,Part 1; House Report 109-332,Part 2; S. Rept. 109-56
    Latest Action: 12/22/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-449. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed Senate
    3. Passed House
    4. Resolving Differences
    5. To President
    6. Became Law
  4. LAW

    H.R.5136 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    National Integrated Drought Information System Act of 2006

    Sponsor: Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4] (Introduced 04/06/2006)
    Committees: House - Science | Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 109-503
    Latest Action: 12/20/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-430. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  5. LAW

    H.R.4583 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Wool Suit Fabric Labeling Fairness and International Standards Conforming Act

    Sponsor: Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] (Introduced 12/16/2005)
    Committees: House - Energy and Commerce | Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Committee Reports: H. Rept. 109-644
    Latest Action: 12/20/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-428. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  6. LAW

    H.R.758 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    To establish an interagency aerospace revitalization task force to develop a national strategy for aerospace workforce recruitment, training, and cultivation.

    Sponsor: Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3] (Introduced 02/10/2005)
    Committees: House - Education and the Workforce | Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/20/2006 Became Public Law No: 109-420. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Became Law

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed House
    3. Passed Senate
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  7. BILL

    S.3718 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Pool and Spa Safety Act

    Sponsor: Sen. Allen, George [R-VA] (Introduced 07/24/2006)
    Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Committee Reports: S. Rept. 109-357
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)
    Tracker:

    This bill has the status Failed House

    Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:

    1. Introduced
    2. Passed Senate
    3. Failed House
  8. NOMINATION

    PN2185 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Coast Guard

    Description: 2 nominations, beginning with ANDREA L. CONTRATTO, and ending with STEPHEN B. NYE
    Date Received from President: 11/15/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  9. NOMINATION

    PN2154 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Coast Guard

    Description: 232 nominations, beginning with Ricardo M. Alonso, and ending with Andrew J. Wright
    Date Received from President: 11/14/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  10. NOMINATION

    PN2131 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Greg E. Versaw — Coast Guard

    Description: The following named individual for appointment as a permanent commissioned regular officer in the United States Coast Guard in the grade indicated under Title 14, U.S.C., Section 211:
    Date Received from President: 11/13/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  11. NOMINATION

    PN2112 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Charles E. Dorkey III — Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

    Description: Charles E. Dorkey III, of New York, to be a Member of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, vice James S. Simpson.
    Date Received from President: 11/13/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  12. NOMINATION

    PN2094 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    Description: 16 nominations, beginning with Caryn M. Arnold, and ending with Phoebe A. Woodworth
    Date Received from President: 09/29/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  13. NOMINATION

    PN2093 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Raymond C. Slagle — National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    Description: Subject to qualifications provided by law, the following for permanent appointment to the grade indicated in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
    Date Received from President: 09/29/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  14. NOMINATION

    PN2086 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Rear Adm. (select) Cynthia A. Coogan — Coast Guard

    Description: The following named officer for appointment as the Director of the Coast Guard Reserve pursuant to Title 14, U.S.C., section 53 in the grade indicated:
    Date Received from President: 09/28/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  15. NOMINATION

    PN2078 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Jane C. Luxton — Department of Commerce

    Description: Jane C. Luxton, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, vice James R. Mahoney.
    Date Received from President: 09/26/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate. (All Actions)
  16. NOMINATION

    PN2062 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Steven R. Chealander — National Transportation Safety Board

    Description: Steven R. Chealander, of Texas, to be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board for the remainder of the term expiring December 31, 2007, vice Ellen G. Engleman, resigned.
    Date Received from President: 09/21/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  17. NOMINATION

    PN1726 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Warren Bell — Corporation for Public Broadcasting

    Description: Warren Bell, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2012, vice Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, resigned.
    Date Received from President: 06/26/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate. (All Actions)
  18. NOMINATION

    PN1642 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Charles Darwin Snelling — Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

    Description: Charles Darwin Snelling, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for a term expiring May 30, 2012. (Reappointment)
    Date Received from President: 06/05/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate. (All Actions)
  19. NOMINATION

    PN1517 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — John M. R. Kneuer — Department of Commerce

    Description: John M. R. Kneuer, of New Jersey, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information, vice Michael D. Gallagher, resigned.
    Date Received from President: 05/01/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote. (All Actions)
  20. NOMINATION

    PN1303 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Floyd Hall — Amtrak

    Description: Floyd Hall, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five years (Reappointment), to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.
    Date Received from President: 02/10/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate. (All Actions)
  21. NOMINATION

    PN1302 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Enrique J. Sosa — Amtrak

    Description: Enrique J. Sosa, of Florida, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five years (Reappointment), to which position he was appointed during the last recess of the Senate.
    Date Received from President: 02/10/2006
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate. (All Actions)
  22. NOMINATION

    PN80 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Enrique J. Sosa — Amtrak

    Description: Enrique J. Sosa, of Florida, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five years, vice Linwood Holton, term expired.
    Date Received from President: 01/24/2005
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate. (All Actions)
  23. NOMINATION

    PN79 — 109th Congress (2005-2006) — Floyd Hall — Reform Board (Amtrak)

    Description: Floyd Hall, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Reform Board (Amtrak) for a term of five years, vice Amy M. Rosen, term expired.
    Date Received from President: 01/24/2005
    Committee: Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    Latest Action: 12/09/2006 - Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate. (All Actions)
  24. EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATION

    EC9249 — 12/07/2006 — Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    A communication from the Acting Chief of the Policy and Rules Division, Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled "In the Matter of Unlicensed Operation in the TV Broadcast Bands; Additional Spectrum for Unlicensed Devices Below 900 MHz and in the 3 GHz Band" (ET Docket Nos. 04-186 and 02-380) received on December 4, 2006; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
  25. EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATION

    EC9248 — 12/07/2006 — Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    A communication from the Legal Advisor to the Bureau Chief, Media Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a rule entitled "Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Carrizo Springs, Texas)" (MB Docket No. 06-50) received on December 4, 2006; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.