April 23, 2015 05:39 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, April 23, 2015

Roll Call Votes
  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #21, Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General; invoked: 66-34.
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #21, Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General; confirmed: 56-43.
Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.149, recognizing the importance and inspiration of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Adopted S.Res.150, expressing the sense of the Senate about the importance of effective civic and government education programs in schools in the United States.

Adopted S.Res.151, supporting the goals and ideals of National Safe Digging Month.

Agreed to S.Con.Res.3, authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I.

Agreed to H.Con.Res.21, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby.

Agreed to H.Con.Res.25, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition.

Executive Business