Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 27, 2013ROLL CALL VOTES
1) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, the nomination of Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation; Confirmed: 100-0
2) Committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act; Agreed to: 68-32
3) Motion to invoke cloture on S.744, as amended; Invoked: 68-32
4) Passage of S.744, as amended; Passed: 68-32
Discharged the Banking Committee and passed H.R. 324, to grant the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II.
Passed H.R. 2383, to designate the new Interstate Route 70 bridge over the Mississippi River connecting St. Louis, Missouri, and southwestern Illinois as the "Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge".
Passed H.R.1151, to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan at the triennial International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly, and for other purposes.
Adopted S.Con.Res.19, provided for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and adjournment of the House.
Adopted S.Res.192, commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the significance of this battle in the history of the United States.
Confirmed Executive Calendar #187 Howard A. Shelanski - to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget by voice vote
Discharged the Commerce committee and confirmed:
PN 121 Marietta Robinson, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and
PN 500 Ann Marie Buerkle, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
Confirmed the following items:
All nominations on the Secretary's desk in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, and Navy.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Calendar #145 Sylvia M. Becker - to be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States for the term expiring September 30, 2013
Executive Calendar #146 Sylvia M. Becker - to be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States for the term expiring September 30, 2016
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Executive Calendar #177 Brian C. Deese - to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Executive Calendar #181 Rear Adm. Steven E. Day, USCGR - to be Rear Admiral
FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD
Executive Calendar #183 William S. Jasien - to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2015.
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Executive Calendar #188 Daniel M. Tangherlini - to be Administrator of General Services
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
Executive Calendar #190 Allison M. Macfarlane - to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2018 (Reappointment)
Executive Calendar #195 Lt. Gen. Frank Gorenc - to be General
Executive Calendar #196 Rear Adm. Philip S. Davidson - to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #197 Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #198 Capt. Stephen M. Pachuta - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)