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Wrap Up for Thursday, September 18, 2014

Roll Call Votes
  1. Cruz motion to table Reid amendment #3852 to H.J.Res.124, the CR; Not agreed to: 50-50
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on H.J.Res.124; Invoked: 73-27
  3. Passage of H.J.Res.124, the CR; Passed: 78-22
Legislative Business

Passed S.Con.Res.44, Adjournment Resolution

Passed H.R.4323 - Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014

Passed H.R.83 - Insular Areas, Energy Action Plans

Passed H.R.594 - Paul D.Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research, and Education Amendments of 2014

Passed H.R.3716 - Pyramid Lake

Passed H.R.4994 - IMPACT Act

Passed H.R.5062 - Examination and Supervisory Privilege Parity Act

Passed H.R.5404 - Dept. VA Expiring Authorities

Passed S.1611 - Federal Data Center Consolidation Act, with committee-reported substitute, Bennet amendment, Carper amendment

Passed S.1691 by voice vote - Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform, with committee-reported substitute and Carper amendment

Passed S.2040 - Blackfoot River Land Exchange

Passed S.2061 by voice vote - Preventing Conflicts of Interest with Contractors Act

Passed S.2583 - E-Label Act

Passed H.R.2600 - Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act

Passed S.2673 - US-Israel Strategic Partnership, with Boxer amendment

Passed H.R.4980 - Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act

Passed 1360, with Carper-Coburn amendment - Improper Payments Agency Cooperation Enhancement Act of 2014

Passed S.2912 - Don't Tax our Fallen Public Heroes

Passed H.R.3043 - Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2013

Passed S.2778 - Secretary of State Reward for Information

Passed S.2793 - Medal of Honor to Henry Johnson

Adopted S.Res.420 - Naturopathic Medicine Week

Adopted S.Res.479 - Vets Day 2014 Welcome Home Commemoration

Adopted S.Res.529 - 100th Anniversary of VFW

Adopted S.Res.530 - Sense of the Senate on Iraq

Adopted S.Res.541 - Ebola

Adopted S.Res.571: US-India Partnership Day

Adopted S.Res.572: Ballistic Missile Sub Deterrent Patrols

Adopted S.Res.573: 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act

Adopted S.Res.574: National Estuaries Week

Adopted S.Res.575: Prostate Cancer Awareness

Adopted S.Res.566: South Dakota 125th Anniversary

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:

  1. Executive Calendar #893, Mark William Lippert, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
  2. Executive Calendar #524, Adam M. Scheinman, to be Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation, with the rank of Ambassador
  3. Executive Calendar #959, Kevin F. O'Malley, to be Ambassador to Ireland
  4. Executive Calendar #702, Bathsheba Nell Crocker, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Organization Affairs)
  5. Executive Calendar #1002, Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy
  6. Executive Calendar #997, Robert W. Holleyman II, to be Deputy United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador
  7. Executive Calendar #708, Eric Rosenbach, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense
  8. Executive Calendar #996, D. Nathan Sheets, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury
  9. PN1917, Charles H. Fulghum, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Homeland Security
  10. Executive Calendar #925, Alfonso E. Lenhardt, to be Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development
  11. Executive Calendar #1053, Thomas Frieden, to be US Representative to the World Health Organization