Adopted S.Con.Res.53, CR title amendment.
Adopted S.Res.562, expressing support for designation of the week of October 9, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as "Earth Science Week".
Adopted S.Res.585, designating October 26, 2016, as "Day of the Deployed".
Adopted S.Res.586, honoring the life of Jacob Wetterling and recognizing the efforts of Jacob Wetterling's family to find abducted children and support the families of those children.
Adopted S.Res.587, permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.
Adopted S.Res.588, recognizing the month of October 2016 as "National Principals Month".
Passed by voice vote H.R.5578, Survivors Bill of Rights Act of 2016.
Agreed to the resolution of ratification with respect to-
Treaty 9: Plant Genetic Resources
Treaty10: Securities Held with an Intermediary
Executive Calendar #720 Col. Kenneth P. Ekman - to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #721 Brig. Gen. Jon T. Thomas - to be Major General
Executive Calendar #722 To be Brigadier General:
Col. Alfred F. Abramson, III
Col. Peter B. Andrysiak, Jr.
Col. Robert W. Bennett, Jr.
Col. Jonathan P. Braga
Col. John W. Brennan, Jr.
Col. David E. Brigham
Col. Miguel A. Correa
Col. Clement S. Coward, Jr.
Col. Patrick J. Donahoe
Col. Christopher T. Donahue
Col. Robert L. Edmonson, II
Col. Scott L. Efflandt
Col. David J. Francis
Col. Paul H. Fredenburgh
Col. David M. Hamilton
Col. Neil S. Hersey
Col. Lonnie G. Hibbard
Col. Johnnie L. Johnson, Jr.
Col. Omar J. Jones, IV
Col. Mark H. Landes
Col. David A. Lesperance
Col. Stephen J. Maranian
Col. Douglas M. McBride, Jr.
Col. Matthew W. McFarlane
Col. Stephen L. Michael
Col. Christopher O. Mohan
Col. Laura A. Potter
Col. Anthony W. Potts
Col. Robert A. Rasch, Jr.
Col. Kenneth T. Royar
Col. Douglas A. Sims, II
Col. Stephen G. Smith
Col. John C. Ulrich
Col. Robert F. Whittle, Jr.
Col. David Wilson
Executive Calendar #723 Gen. John E. Hyten - to be General
Executive Calendar #724 Rear Adm. Christopher W. Grady - to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #725 Lt. Gen. John F. Thompson - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #726 Maj. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, Jr. - to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #727 Maj. Gen. Reynold N. Hoover - to be Lieutenant General
And all nominations placed on the Secretary's Desk.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Executive Calendar #728 Rena Bitter - to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Lao People's Democratic Republic
Executive Calendar #729 Sung Y. Kim - to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of the Philippines
Executive Calendar #730 Andrew Robert Young - to be Ambassador of the United States of America to Burkina Faso
Executive Calendar #731 W. Stuart Symington - to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Executive Calendar #732 Joseph R. Donovan Jr. - to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Indonesia
Executive Calendar #733 Christopher Coons - to be Representative of the United States of America to the Seventy-first Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations
Executive Calendar #734 Ronald H. Johnson - to be Representative of the United States of America to the Seventy-first Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations