1) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #770 Gustavo Velasquez Aguilar, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Confirmed: 54-38
Passed S.1603, A bill to reaffirm that certain land has been taken into trust for the benefit of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatami Indians, and for other purposes.
Completed the Rule 14 process of S.2491, To protect the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to reconciliation involving changes to the Medicare program (Pryor) in order to place the bill on the Legislative Calendar.
Discharged the Commerce Committee from further consideration of H.R.4412, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2014 and agreed to the request of the House for the return of the papers with respect to H.R.4412.
Additional Executive items
Confirmed the following by voice vote:
- Executive Calendar #538 Brian A. Nichols, of Rhode Island, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Peru
- Executive Calendar #766 J. Mark McWatters, of Texas, to be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration Board for a term expiring August 2, 2019, and
- Executive Calendar #712 Christine E. Wormuth, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.