Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 13, 2016Roll Call Votes
- Motion to invoke cloture on the conference report to accompany S.524, Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act; invoked: 90-2.
- Motion to concur in the House amendments to the Senate amendments to H.R.636, the FAA bill; agreed to: 89-4.
- Confirmation of Carla D. Hayden, of Maryland, to be Librarian of Congress; confirmed: 74-18.
- Adoption of conference report to accompany S.524, CARA; adopted: 92-2.
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).
Confirmed by unanimous consent the following nominations:
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
Executive Calendar #664 Maj. Gen. Steven M. Shepro - to be Lieutenant General
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
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.