February 11, 2016 06:20 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, February 11, 2016

Roll Call Votes
  1. Motion to invoke cloture on conference report to accompany H.R.644, Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015; invoked: 73-22.
  2. Adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.644, Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015; adopted: 75-20.
  3. Confirmation of Leonard Terry Strand to be US District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa; confirmed: 93-0.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #349, H.R.487 - to allow the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma to lease or transfer certain lands.

Adopted S.Res.99 - Iran, Robert Levinson.

Adopted S.Res.298 by voice vote - Connecticut's Submarine Century.

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:

PN 1039 - Morton H. Halperin, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation for a term of two years.

PN 1040 - Michael O. Johanns, of Nebraska, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation for a term of three years.

And all nominations on the Secretary's desk in the Foreign Service.