Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, November 3, 2011
ROLL CALL VOTES
1) Reid motion to proceed to S.1769, the Rebuild America Jobs Act; Not Agreed to: 51-49 (60-vote threshold)
2) McConnell motion to proceed to S.1786, the Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act; Not Agreed to: 47-53
3) Confirmation of Scott Wesley Skavdahl, of WY, to be United States District Judge for the District of Wyoming; Confirmed: 96-0
Passed H.R.818, an act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to allow for prepayment of repayment contracts between the United States and the Uintah Water Conservancy District.
Passed S.1487, the Asia-Pacific Economic 21 Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011 with a committee-reported substitute amendment
Passed S.1759, America's Cup Act of 2011 with a Feinstein amendment
Adopted S.Res.311, to authorize the printing of a collection of the rules of the committees of the Senate.
Rule 14: H.R.1070, the Small Company Capital Formation Act
Rule 14: H.R.1965, a bill to amendment the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes.
Confirmed the following:
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
#415 Alan B. Krueger - to be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers