January 20, 2016 06:40 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Roll Call Votes
  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #300, H.R.4038, American SAFE Act of 2015; not invoked: 55-43.
 

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #181, S.607 - a five-year extension of the rural community hospital demonstration program with a Grassley amendment, committee-reported substitute amendment, and title amendment.

Passed S.2422 - Seismic Safety and Construction Authorization Act.

Agreed to S.Con.Res.28 - to establish the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies for the inauguration of the President-elect and Vice President-elect of the United States on January 20, 2017.

Agreed to S.Con.Res.29 - authorizing the use of the Rotunda and Emancipation Hall of the Capitol by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies in connection with the proceedings and ceremonies conducted for the inauguration of the President-elect and the Vice President-elect of the United States.

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.J.Res.29 - to authorize the use of the U.S. Armed Forces against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its associated forces (McConnell).

Executive Business

Confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #440, Lisa S. Disbrow, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force.