September 15, 2014 07:04 PM

Agreement on Schwatz, Harrington, Robinson, Hately, Hachigian, and Tanner nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that following the vote on confirmation of the Burns nomination (Executive Calendar #1004), the Senate will consider the Schwatz, Harrington, Robinson, Hartely, Hachigian, and Tanner nominations. There will be 2 minutes for debate equally divided prior to each vote and each vote following the first will be 10 minutes in duration. We expect the nominations considered in this agreement to be confirmed by voice vote.

Under the previous order, at 2:15pm tomorrow, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the Baran and Burns nominations. We expect the Baran and Burns nominations to be considered by roll call votes.

2:15pm-2 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1003, Jeffrey Martin Baron, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015 (roll call)
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1004, Stephen G. Burns, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2019 (roll call)
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #594 Linda A. Schwartz, of Connecticut, to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Policy and Planning) (voice vote)
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #546 Matthew T. Harrington, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Lesotho (voice vote)
  5. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #958 Todd D. Robinson, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Guatemala (voice vote)
  6. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #960 Jane D. Hartley, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the French Republic (voice vote)
  7. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #963 Jane D. Hartley, of New York, to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Principality of Monaco (voice vote)
  8. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #784 Nina Hachigian, of California, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (voice vote)
  9. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #870 Gordon O. Tanner, of Alabama,  to be General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force (voice vote)