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Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Roll Call Votes
  1. Confirmation of Calendar #178 Christopher Wray, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Confirmed: 92-5
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #172, Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Confirmed: 66-31

Legislative Business

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.3219, Defense consolidated appropriations..

Adopted S.Res.237, Legal Counsel

Passed S.860, Juvenile Justice, with Grassley amendment

Passed Cal.95, S.190, PASS Act

Passed Cal.23, S.178, Elder Abuse, with Grassley amendment, by voice vote

Passed H.R. 601, READ Act, with Rubio amendment, by voice vote

Concurred in House amendments on S.114, VA Choice, by voice vote

Passed H.R. 339, Northern Mariana Islands, Murkowski-Cantwell amendment

Passed H.R. 2210, Kusich VA Community Living Center

Passed S.582, Office of Special Counsel, with Johnson amendment

Passed S.717, POWER Act

H.R.2288, Veterans Appeals

Passed H.R.510, Rapid DNA

Adopted S.Res.213, Dallas

Adopted S.Res.214, Juneteenth

Adopted S.Res.215, Collector Car

Adopted S.Res.239, Penguins

Adopted S.Res.240, Gators Baseball

Adopted S.Res. 241, Purple Heart

Adopted S.Res.231, Whistleblower Appreciation

Adopted S.Res.194, Elder Abuse

Adopted S.Res.203, PTSD Awareness

Adopted S.Res. 221, National Lobster Day

Adopted S.Res.233, National Airborne Day

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:


Executive Calendar #61 Elaine McCusker, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense

Executive Calendar #63 Robert Daigle, Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation

Executive Calendar #162 Robert Hood, Assistant Secretary of Defense

Executive Calendar #174 Richard Spencer, Secretary of the Navy

Executive Calendar #194 Ryan McCarthy, Under Secretary of the Army

Executive Calendar #246 Lucian Neimeyer, Assistant Secretary of Defense

Executive Calendar #248 Matthew Donovan, Under Secretary of the Air Force

Executive Calendar #249 Ellen Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition