April 28, 2016 07:43 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, April 28, 2016

Roll Call Votes
  1. Motion to invoke cloture, upon reconsideration, on amendment #3801 (substitute) to H.R.2028, Energy and Water Appropriations; not invoked: 52-43.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #123, S.1635 -  State Department Authorization, with Corker amendment.

Passed by voice vote Calendar #189, S.1875 - Afghanistan Accountability Act, with Menendez substitute amendment.

 

Passed Calendar #438, H.R.2908  - National Bison Legacy Act.

Passed Calendar #445, S.2845 - to extend the termination of sanctions with respect to Venezuela under the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014, with committee-reported amendment.

 

Adopted S.Res.435, designating May 21, 2016, as "Kids to Parks Day".

Adopted S.Res.448: recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States to building and enhancing the civic, cultural and economic well-being of the United States.

 

Adopted S.Res.449, congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and leaders of charter schools across the United States for making ongoing contributions to education, and supporting the ideals and goals of the 17th annual National Charter Schools Week, to be held May 1 through May 7, 2016.

Adopted S. Res.450: honoring May 1 through May 7, 2016, as "National Small Business Week" and celebrating the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States.

Adopted S. Res.451, supporting the goals and ideals of National Travel and Tourism Week and honoring the valuable contributions of travel and tourism to the United States.

Adopted S.Res.452, recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

Adopted S. Res.453, designating April 30, 2016, as "Dia de los Niños: Celebrating Young Americans".

Adopted S.Res.454: recognizing the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response program on its 30th anniversary.

Adopted S.Res.455, recognizing  the cultural and historic significance of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:

Executive Calendar #365, Roberta S. Jacobson, to be Ambassador to Mexico.

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #519 - Col. Mark A. Baird to be Brigadier General

ARMY

Executive Calendar #520 - Col. Thomas F. Spencer to be Brigadier General

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #521 - Brig. Gen. Gregory S. Champagne to be Major General

Executive Calendar #522 - Lt. Gen. Marshall B. Webb to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #523 - Col. Daniel J. Swain to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #524 - Col. James J. Keefe to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #525 - Col. Andrea D. Tullos to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #526 - Col. Bradley C. Saltzman to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #527 - Col. Andrew E. Salas to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #528 - Col. Craig D. Wills to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #529 - Col. Tamhra L. Hutchins-Frye to be Brigadier General

ARMY

Executive Calendar #530 - Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti to be General

Executive Calendar #531 - Col. William J. Prendergast, IV to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #532 - The following to be Major General

Brig. Gen. William P. Barriage

Brig. Gen. Pete A. Bosse

Brig. Gen. Troy D. Kok

Brig. Gen. William S. Lee

The following to be Brigadier General

Col. Marilyn S. Chiafullo

Col. Alex B. Fink

Col. John B. Hashem

Col. Susan E. Henderson

Col. Andrew J. Juknelis

Col. Jeffrey W. Jurasek

Col. Deborah L. Kotulich

Col. John H. Phillips

Col. Stephen T. Sauter

Col. Stephen E. Strand

NAVY

Executive Calendar #533 - Rear Adm. (lh) Paul J. Verrastro to be Rear Admiral

Executive Calendar #534 - Rear Adm. (lh) Timothy J. White to be Rear Admiral

Executive Calendar #535 - The following to be Rear Admiral

Rear Adm. (lh) Kyle J. Cozad

Rear Adm. (lh) Lisa M. Franchetti

Rear Adm. (lh) Roy J. Kelley

Rear Adm. (lh) David M. Kriete

Rear Adm. (lh) Bruce H. Lindsey

Rear Adm. (lh) James T. Loeblein

Rear Adm. (lh) William R. Merz

Rear Adm. (lh) Dee L. Mewbourne

Rear Adm. (lh) Michael T. Moran

Rear Adm. (lh) Stuart B. Munsch

Rear Adm. (lh) John B. Nowell, Jr.

Rear Adm. (lh) Timothy G. Szymanski

ARMY

Executive Calendar #536 - Gen. Vincent K. Brooks to be General

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #537 - Lt. Gen. Bradley A. Heithold to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #538 - Maj. Gen. Leon S. Rice to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #539 - Gen. Lori J. Robinson to be General

ARMY

Executive Calendar #540 - Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #541 - Maj. Gen. John G. Rossi to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #542 - Lt. Gen. Robert B. Brown to be General

Executive Calendar #543 - Brig. Gen. Kenneth D. Jones to be Major General

Executive Calendar #544 - Brig. Gen. Arlan M. DeBlieck to be Major General

Executive Calendar #545 - Col. Rodney L. Faulk to be Brigadier General

All nominations on the Secretary's Desk.