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Wrap Up for Monday, April 7, 2014

Wrap Up for Monday, April 7, 2014

Roll Call Vote

1)     Passage of H.R.3979, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014, as amended: Passed: 59-38

Additional Legislative items

Discharged the Judiciary committee and passed S.2195, to deny admission to the US to any representative to the UN who has engaged in espionage activities against the US with Cruz amendments to the bill and the title.

Adopted H.Con.Res.92, to authorize the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition

Adopted S. Res. 414, supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week

Adopted S. Res.415, Designating April 2014 as "National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month"

Adopted S.Res.416, authorizing official photo in the Senate Chamber

Began the Rule 14 process to place H.R.2575, Save American Workers Act, on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

Executive items

Confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:

-        Executive Calendar #688 Francis Xavier Taylor, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security;

-        Executive Calendar #706 L. Reginald Brothers, Jr., of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security; and

-        Executive Calendar #549 Mark Bradley Childress, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Republic of Tanzania.