November 19, 2015 12:49 PM

Cloture motions on THUD withdrawn / Senate passes H.R.3996, short term Highway Extension

Senator McConnell withdrew the cloture motions with respect to H.R.2577, THUD appropriations.

By voice vote, the Senate passed H.R.3996, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015 (December 4, 2015).

As a reminder, at 2:00pm today there will be a series of votes on nominations. We expect one roll call vote and the rest to be voice votes.

2:00pm-1 roll call expected:

  1. Executive Calendar #366, Peter William Bodde, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Libya (roll call vote expected);
  1. Executive Calendar #367, Elisabeth I. Millard, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Tajikistan;
  2. Executive Calendar #368, Marc Jonathan Sievers, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Sultanate of Oman;
  3. Executive Calendar #369, Deborah R. Malac, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Uganda;
  4. Executive Calendar #370, Lisa J. Peterson, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Swaziland; and
  5. Executive Calendar #371, H. Dean Pittman, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Mozambique.