Wrap Up for Thursday, January 28, 2016Roll Call Votes
- Crapo amendment #3021(nuclear energy technologies); agreed to: 86-5.
- Markey amendment #2982 (energy production/crude report); agreed to: 62-29.
- Schatz amendment #2965 (advanced research projects); agreed to: 55-37.
The following amendments were agreed to by voice vote:
Barrasso amendment #3017, as modified;
Shaheen amendment #2968, as modified;
Barrasso SA #3029 (Indian tribal dev);
Baldwin SA #2984 (water and wastewater treatment facilities);
Wyden SA #3001 (geothermal);
Capito SA #3063 (ethane storage);
Daines SA #3020 (Gibson Dam project); and
Hirono SA #3067 (minorities).
Adopted S.Res.350, congratulating the University of Alabama Crimson Tide for winning the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship.
Adopted S.Res.351, designating the week of January 24 through January 30, 2016, as "National School Choice Week".
Adopted S.Res.352, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger and of Teacher in Space S. Christa McAuliffe of Concord, New Hampshire.
Confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:
Cal. #449 - Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Brock to be Lieutenant General
Cal. #450 - Col. James H. Dienst to be Brigadier General
Cal. #451 - The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. John J. Degoes
Col. Mark A. Koeniger
Cal. #452 - The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. James R. Barkley
Brig. Gen. Kimberly A. Crider
Brig. Gen. David B. O'Brien
Brig. Gen. Eric S. Overturf
Brig. Gen. Walter J. Sams
Brig. Gen. John P. Stokes
Brig. Gen. Curtis L. Williams
Brig. Gen. Edward P. Yarish
Cal. #453 - Col. Paige P. Hunter to be Brigadier General
Cal. #454 - Col. Thomas J. Owens, II to be Brigadier General
Cal. #455 - Col. Robert G. Michnowicz to be Brigadier General
Cal. #456 - Col. Jeffrey C. Coggin to be Brigadier General
Cal. #457 - Col. Kevin C. Wulfhorst to be Brigadier General
And all nominations on the Secretary's desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.