September 17, 2015 06:13 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, September 17, 2015

Roll Call Votes
  1. Motion to invoke cloture on McConnell amendment #2656 (hostages and Israel's right to exist); not invoked: 53-45.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on McConnell amendment #2640 (Iran nuclear agreement resolution of disapproval); not invoked: 56-42.
Legislative Business

Passed Cal.#227, S.1090, Emergency Information Improvement Act of 2015

Passed Cal.#228, S.1580, Competitive Service Act of 2015

Passed H.R.719, TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2015, with Thune amendment

Adopted S.Res.253, A resolution welcoming King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain on their official visit to the United States, including visits to Miami and St. Augustine, Florida.

Adopted S.Res.259, honoring the bravery and heroism of those who selflessly prevented a deadly terrorist attack and saved countless lives while aboard a passenger train bound from Amsterdam to Paris on August 21,2015

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:

 

Executive Calendar #248,  Michael C. McGowan, of Delaware, to be United States Marshal for the District of Delaware, for the term of four years, vice Joseph Anthony Papili, resigned.

Executive Calendar #301, Sim Farar, of California, to be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy for a term expiring July 1, 2015

Executive Calendar #302, Sim Farar, of California, to be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy for a term expiring July 1, 2018.

Executive Calendar #303, William Joseph Hybl, of Colorado, to be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy for a term expiring July 1, 2015.

Executive Calendar #304, William Joseph Hybl, of Colorado, to be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy for a term expiring July 1, 2018.