Legislative Committees

Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

National Senate Committee

508 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg

Washington, DC 20510-6125

Phone: 202-224-5115

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Parent Committee: Commerce, Science and Transportation


 

The Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard is responsible for legislation and oversight of matters that impact our oceans, coasts, and climate, including: coastal zone management; marine fisheries and marine mammals; oceans, weather and atmospheric activities; marine and ocean navigation; ocean policy and NOAA. The Subcommittee is responsible for overseeing the Coast Guard, which includes the safe and secure operations of vessels entering the United States or transiting through our Exclusive Economic Zone and the enforcement of maritime laws to support maritime commerce and protect marine living resources