July 13, 2016 08:04 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Roll Call Votes
  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the conference report to accompany S.524, Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act; invoked: 90-2.
  2. Motion to concur in the House amendments to the Senate amendments to H.R.636, the FAA bill; agreed to: 89-4.
  3. Confirmation of Carla D. Hayden, of Maryland, to be Librarian of Congress; confirmed: 74-18.
  4. Adoption of conference report to accompany S.524, CARA; adopted: 92-2.

Legislative Business

Passed S.3055: to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a dental insurance plan to veterans and survivors and dependents of veterans.

Passed H.R. 5588: Veterans' Compensation COLA Act of 2016.

Passed S.2893: to reauthorize the sound recording and film preservation programs of the Library of Congress, and for other purposes, with Blunt amendment.

Passed S.3207: to authorize the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to provide playback equipment in all formats.

Adopted S.Res.532: celebrating the 140th anniversary of the State of Colorado.

Adopted S. Res.533: designating July 26, 2016, as "United States Intelligence Professionals Day".

Adopted S.Res.534: relative to the death of William L. Armstrong, former United States Senator for the State of Colorado.

Passed S.1555: Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015.

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.4465 (to decrease the deficit), H.R.4487 (to reduce costs of federal real estate), H.R.10 (Scholarships for Opportunity and Results), and H.R.4901 (to Reauthorize the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act).

Executive Business

Confirmed by unanimous consent the following nominations:

NAVY

Executive Calendar #659 Rear Adm. (lh) Christian D. Becker - to be Rear Admiral

Executive Calendar #660 Rear Adm. (lh) Bruce L. Gillingham - to be Rear Admiral

Executive Calendar #661 Capt. Troy M. McClelland - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Executive Calendar #662 Capt. Ronny L. Jackson - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Executive Calendar #663 Rear Adm. Luke M. McCollum - to be Vice Admiral

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #664 Maj. Gen. Steven M. Shepro - to be Lieutenant General

ARMY

Executive Calendar #665 Brig. Gen. Tammy S. Smith - to be Major General

Executive Calendar #666 Brig. Gen. Brian E. Alvin - to be Major General

Executive Calendar #667 Col. Richard J. Heitkamp - to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #668 Col. Miles A. Davis - to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #669 Col. Fletcher V. Washington - to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #670 Col. Nikki L. Griffin Olive - to be Brigadier General

NAVY

Executive Calendar #671 Capt. Darius Banaji - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Executive Calendar #672 Capt. Tina A. Davidson - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Executive Calendar #673 Capt. Gayle D. Shaffer - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Executive Calendar #674 Capt. Frank D. Whitworth - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Executive Calendar #675 Capt. Stephanie T. Keck - to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Executive Calendar #676 To be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Capt. David A. Goggins

Capt. Douglas W. Small

Executive Calendar #677 To be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Capt. Richard D. Heinz

Capt. John T. Palmer

Executive Calendar #678 To be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Capt. Carl P. Chebi

Capt. Blake L. Converse

Capt. Charles B. Cooper, II

Capt. Paul T. Druggan

Capt. Donald D. Gabrielson

Capt. Alvin Holsey

Capt. Jeffrey T. Jablon

Capt. Gary A. Mayes

Capt. John F. Meier

Capt. James E. Pitts

Capt. Charles W. Rock

Capt. John B. Skillman

Capt. Murray J. Tynch, III

Capt. John F. Wade

Capt. Michael A. Wettlaufer

All nominations on the Secretary's Desk.