March 17, 2016 06:30 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, March 17, 2016

Roll Call Votes
  1. Adoption of S.Res.377, directing the Senate Legal Counsel to bring a civil action to enforce a subpoena of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations; agreed to: 96-0.

Legislative Business

Passed H.R.4721, as amended with the Thune, Hatch, Nelson, and Wyden amendment to extend FAA authorization and tax provisions through July 15, 2016.

Passed Calendar #368, S.483 - Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement, with committee-reported substitute amendment.

Passed Calendar #374, S.2143 - South Texas Bridge.

Passed Calendar #389, S.2512 - Treatments for Zika Virus, with committee-reported substitute amendment.

Adopted H.Con.Res.111 - Use of Emancipation Hall.

Adopted S.Res.407 - University of Wyoming Men's Nordic Ski Team.

Adopted S.Res.408 - CDH Awareness Month.

Adopted S.Res.409 - National Women's History Month.

Agreed to S.Con.Res.34 - Adjournment Resolution.

Executive Business


Executive Calendar #439, Joanne Davidson, to be Undersecretary of the Navy.


Executive Calendar #488, Todd A. Weiler, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.


Executive Calendar #486 - Rear Adm. Karl L. Schultz to be Vice Admiral


Executive Calendar #489 - Gen. Joseph L. Votel to be General

Executive Calendar #490 - Lt. Gen. Raymond A. Thomas, III, to be General

Executive Calendar #491 - The following to be Major General

Brig. Gen. Patrick D. Sargent

Brig. Gen.  Robert D. Tenhet

Executive Calendar #492 - The following to be Brigadier General

Col. Jeffrey J. Johnson

Col. Ronald T. Stephens

Executive Calendar #493 - The following to be Brigadier General

Col. Dennis P. LeMaster

Col. Michael J. Talley

Executive Calendar #494 - Maj. Gen. Michael K. Nagata to be Lieutenant General


Executive Calendar #496 - the following to be Brigadier General:

Col. Bradley S. James

Col. Kurt W. Stein


Executive Calendar #497 - Maj. Gen. Austin S. Miller to be Lieutenant General

And all nominations on the Secretary's desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Foreign Service.