May 25, 2016 06:52 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Roll Call Votes
  1. Passage of S.J.Res.28, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of Agriculture relating to inspection of fish of the order Siluriformes (catfish); passed: 55-43.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2943, the National Defense Authorization Act; invoked: 98-0.

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.475, recognizing the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race

Adopted S.Res.416, recognizing the contributions of Hawaii to the culinary heritage of the United States and designating the week beginning on June 12, 2016, as "National Hawaiian Food Week", with Schatz amendment to the preamble.

Adopted S.Res.459, recognizing the importance of cancer research and the vital contributions of scientists, clinicians, cancer survivors, and other patient advocates across the United States who are dedicated to finding a cure for cancer, and designating May, 2016, as "National Cancer Research Month".

Adopted S.Res.476, designating the month of May 2016 as "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month".

Adopted S. Res.477, promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2016.

Executive Business

Confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #552, Patrick A. Burke, to be US Marshal for the District of Columbia.