Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, May 22, 2014Roll Call Votes
1) Confirmation of Executive Calendar 576, David Jeremiah Barron, of Massachusetts, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit; Confirmed: 53-45
2) Adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.3080, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (60-vote threshold); Agreed to: 91-7
Additional Legislative items
Passed H.R.724, To amend the Clean Air Act to remove the requirement for dealer certification of new light-duty motor vehicles.
Passed H.R.862, Coconino National Forest Land Conveyance.
Passed H.R.316, Collinsville Renewable Energy Production Act with a committee-reported substitute amendment.
Passed S.2198 , The Emergency Drought Relief Act with Feinstein-Murkowski substitute amendment and a Feinstein-Murkowski title amendment.
Discharge the Environment and Public Works committee and passed H.R.4032, North Texas Invasive Species Barrier Act of 2014.
Passed H.R.1726, To award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers.
H.R.4488, To make technical corrections to two bills enabling the presentation of Congressional Gold Medals, and for other purposes.
Adopted S.Res.455, designating May 2014 as "Older Americans Month".
Adopted S. Res.456, A resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.
Adopted S.Res.457, designating the week of May 18 through May 24, 2014, as "National Public Works Week".
Adopted S.Res.458, Recognizing May as Jewish American Heritage Month and honoring Holocaust survivors and their contributions to the United States of America.
Adopted S.Res.459, expressing the sense of the Senate with respect to childhood stroke and recognizing May 2014 as "National Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month".
Adopted S.Res.460, Recognizing the significance of May 2014 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
Adopted S.Res.461, honoring James L. Oberstar as a remarkable public servant who served in Congress with extraordinary dedication and purpose.
Adopted S.Con.Res.36, a concurrent resolution permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the next of kin or personal representative of Raoul Wallenberg.
Additional Executive items
Confirmed Executive Calendar #638, Richard G. Frank, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Service by voice vote.
Confirmed all nominations on the Secretary's desk in Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy and the following, all by unanimous consent:
Executive Calendar #803 Col. William P. Robertson - to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #804 Maj. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #805 Maj. Gen. James C. McConville - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #806 Lt. Gen. Gregory A. Biscone - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #807 Col. Kathleen A. Cook - to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #808 Col. Jeffrey A. Rockwell - to be Major General
Executive Calendar #809 To be Rear Admiral (Lower Half)
Captain Brian J. Brakke
Captain Richard A. Brown
Captain James S. Bynum
Captain Peter J. Clarke
Captain Scott D. Conn
Captain Brian K. Corey
Captain Richard A. Correll
Captain Marc H. Dalton
Captain Collin P. Green
Captain Dale E. Horan
Captain Mary M. Jackson
Captain James W. Kilby
Captain Roy I. Kitchener
Captain James J. Malloy
Captain Ross A. Myers
Captain Jeffrey S. Ruth
Captain Lorin C. Selby
Captain John W. Tammen, Jr.
Captain Kent D. Whalen
Captain Kenneth R. Whitesell
Captain Charles F. Williams
Captain Jesse A. Wilson, Jr.
Executive Calendar #810 Capt. Timothy C. Gallaudet - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #811 Capt. Steven L. Parode - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #812 Capt. Johnny R. Wolfe, Jr. - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #813 Maj. Gen. Samuel A. Greaves - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #814 Brig. Gen. Warren D. Berry - to be Major General
Executive Calendar #815 Brig. Gen. Jon A. Norman - to be Major General
Executive Calendar #816 Col. Roosevelt Allen, Jr. - to be Major General
Executive Calendar #817 Col. Richard W. Kelly - to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #818 Maj. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart, II - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #819 Maj. Gen. Darryl L. Roberson - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #820 Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #821 Maj. Gen. Karen E. Dyson - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #822 Brig. Gen. Christopher F. Burne - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #823 Maj. Gen. Marshall B. Webb - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #824 Lt. Gen. Raymond A. Thomas, III - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #826 Rear Adm. Thomas S. Rowden - to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #827 Rear Adm. (lh) John F. Kirby - to be Rear Admiral
Executive Calendar #828 Lt. Gen. Jon M. Davis - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #829 Maj. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr. - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #830 Lt. Gen. Robert B. Neller - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #831 Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan, Jr. - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #832 To be Brigadier General
Col. Patrick J. Hermesmann
Col. Helen G. Pratt
Executive Calendar #833 Lt. Gen. James M. Holmes - to be Lieutenant General