March 11, 2013 08:48 PM

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, March 11, 2013


1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #9 Richard Gary Taranto, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit; Confirmed: 91-0


Discharged the Environment and Public Works Committee and Passed S.166, A bill to designate the new Interstate Route 70 bridge over the Mississippi River connecting St. Louis, Missouri and southwestern Illinois as the "Stan Musial Memorial Bridge."

Adopted H.Con.Res.14, permitting the use of the Rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust.

Adopted H.Con.Res.20, permitting the use of the Rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to award the Congressional  Gold Medal to Professor Muhammad Yunus.

Adopted S.Res.12, A resolution recognizing the third anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives in that earthquake, and expressing continued solidarity with the people of Haiti with a committee-reported amendment to the resolution and a committee-reported amendment to the preamble.

Adopted S.Res.74, Supporting the goals of International Women's Day.

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.505, to prohibit the use of drones to kill citizens of the United States within the United States. (Cruz)


Confirmed Executive Calendar #17 Andrew Patrick Gordon, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada by voice vote.