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The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is a standing committee of the United States Senate in charge of all senate matters related to the following subjects:

It also studies and reviews matters relating to science and technology, oceans policy, transportation, communications, and consumer affairs, and reports on those findings.

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Members, 111th Congress

The Committee is chaired by Democrat Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia and the Ranking Minority Member is Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas.

Majority Minority

Source: 2009 Congressional Record, Vol. 155, Page S729 , S9690

Subcommittees

Subcommittees of the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
Subcommittee Chair Ranking Minority Member
Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Byron Dorgan (D-ND) Jim DeMint (R-SC)
Communications, Technology, and the Internet John Kerry (D-MA) John Ensign (R-NV)
Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) George LeMieux (R-FL)
Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance Mark Pryor (D-AR) Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Maria Cantwell (D-WA) Olympia Snowe (R-ME)
Science and Space Bill Nelson (D-FL) David Vitter (R-LA)
Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) John Thune (R-SD)

History

The original progenitors of this committee were:

Chairmen

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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

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, 1977-present

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