July 14, 2015 07:34 PM

Wrap-up for Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Roll Call Votes:

  1. Scott SA #2132  (Title I portability) (60-vote threshold); not agreed to: 45-51
  2. Booker SA #2169 (foster care); agreed to: 56-40
  3. Isakson SA #2194 (parental rights); agreed to: 97-0
  4. Lee SA #2162 (opt-out of assessments); not agreed to: 32-64
  5. Franken SA #2093 (student non-discrimination) (60-vote threshold);  not agreed to: 52-45
 

Legislative Business

Agreed to the following by Voice Vote:

  1. Portman SA #2137 (dual enrollment)
  2. Bennet SA #2159 (parental engagement)
  3. Bennet SA #2210 (limit assessment time)

Passed Calendar #1300, Adoptive Family Relief Act.

Passed Calendar #117, S.756, Syrian War Crimes Accountability Act of 2015

Passed Calendar #146, S.1482, Need-Based Financial Aid Act of 2015

Adopted S.Res.204, a resolution recognizing June 20, 2015 as "World Refugee Day"

Adopted S.Res.223, a resolution designating September 2015 as "National Child Awareness Month"

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:

Executive Calendar #133, Romonia S. Dixon, of Arizona, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service

Executive Calendar #134, Victoria Ann Hughes, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service

Executive Calendar #135, Richard Christman, of Kentucky, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service

Executive Calendar #206, Eric P. Liu, of Washington, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service

Executive Calendar #207, Dean A. Reuter, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service

Executive Calendar #208, Shamina Singh, of New York. to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service