September 16, 2014 06:13 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Roll Call Votes
  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1003, Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2015; Confirmed: 56-44.
  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; Confirmed: 60-40
Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #483, S.2539: Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014

Passed Calendar #504, S.1214: All-American Flag Act

Passed Calendar #505, H.R.4194: Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014, with a Carper substitute amendment

Passed Calendar #522, S.2117: Smart Savings Act, with a Warren substitute amendment

Passed Calendar #552, S.2511: Pensions

Passed S.2440: BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act

Adopted S.Res.506: Recognizing Auxiliaries of Veterans Service Organizations

Adopted S.Res.547: National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week

Adopted S.Res.548: Small Business Saturday

Adopted S.Res.549: Day of the Deployed

Adopted S.Res.550: 200th Anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:

  1. Executive Calendar #594, Linda A. Schwartz, of Connecticut, to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Policy and Planning)
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Executive Calendar #870, Gordon O. Tanner, of Alabama,  to be General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force