November 4, 2013 07:05 PM

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, November 4, 2013


1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #329, the nomination of Debra M. Brown, of MS, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi; Confirmed: 90-0

2)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.815, the Employee Non-Discrimination Act; Invoked: 61-30


Appointed the following conferees on the conference with the House on H.R.3080, Water Resources Reform and Development Act: Boxer, Baucus, Carper, Cardin, Whitehouse, Vitter, Inhofe, and Barrasso (5:3).

Passed S.42, the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2013 with a committee-reported amendment.

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.277, recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.

Adopted S.Res.285, a resolution authorizing the Committee on Rules and Administration to prepare a revised edition of the Standing Rules of the Senate as a Senate document.

Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.3204, To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to human drug compounding and drug supply chain security, and for other purposes.


Confirmed Executive Calendar #328, the nomination of Gregory Howard Woods, of NY, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York by voice vote.