April 24, 2013 06:32 PM

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 24, 2013


1)      Executive Calendar #60, the nomination of Jane Kelly, of Iowa, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit; Confirmed: 96-0

2)      Executive Calendar #64, the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget; Confirmed: 96-0

3)      Adoption of the motion to proceed to S.743, Marketplace Fairness Act; Adopted: 75-22


Adopted S.Res.111, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Safe Digging Month.

Adopted S.Res.112, Commending employees of the Senate Post Office, employees of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate, members of the Capitol Police, and members of the Capitol Hill community for their courage and professionalism following the biochemical attack against the Senate on April 16, 2013.

Adopted S.Res.113, designating April 23, 2013 as "National Adopt a Library Day".

Adopted S.Res.114, a legal counsel resolution regarding U.S. v. Renzi.

Began the Rule 14 process of S.799, to provide for a sequester replacement. (Inhofe/Toomey)

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.788, to suspend FY2013 sequestration. (Reid)