1) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #516, the nomination of Richard Stengel, of New York, to be Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy; Confirmed: 90-8
2) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #517 Sarah Sewall, of Massachusetts, to be an Under Secretary of State (Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights); Confirmed: 97-1
3) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #518 Charles Hammerman Rivkin, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Economic and Business Affairs); Confirmed: 92-6
Passed S.1068, A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Act of 2002 , and for other purposes with a committee-reported substitute amendment and a Begich amendment.
Additional Executive Items
Confirmed Executive Calendar #593 Sloan D. Gibson, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs by voice vote.