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Agreement on Castro, Vetter, and Adams nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that at 12:00 pm, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and consider Calendar #'s 906 (Castro), 797 (Vetter), 904 (Adams). There be 2 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form on each nomination. Upon the use or yielding back of time the Senate proceed to vote, without intervening action or debate, on the nominations in the order listed. All roll call votes after the first will be 10 minutes in length. We expect a roll call vote on confirmation of the Castro nomination and voice votes on the Vetter and Adams nominations.


12:00 noon: at least 1 roll call vote

  • Executive Calendar #906, Julian, Castro, of Texas, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (roll call vote expected)
  • Executive Calendar #797, Darci L. Vetter, of Nebraska, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador (voice vote expected)
  • Executive Calendar ##904 William D. Adams, of Maine to be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities for a term of four years (voice vote expected)
  • Motion to proceed to S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act (voice vote expected)