Julius Genachoswki will get his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday, May 12, the Commerce Committee confirmed Wednesday.
The committee had announced the date for a nominations hearing Tuesday, but had provided no names of the nominees.
Genachowski was nominated by President Obama to succeed former FCC chairman Kevin Martin. Currently, Michael Copps has been serving as acting chairman since Martin's exit in January
The hearing will be 11 a.m. in the Senate Russell Building.