December 3, 2014 07:51 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Roll Call Votes:
  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1069, Charlotte Burrows, of DC, to be Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Confirmed: 93-2.
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar 1067, P. David Lopez, of Arizona, to be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Confirmed: 53-43.
  3. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1036, David Hale, of KY, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky; Invoked: 65-31.
  4. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1037, Mark Kearney, of PA, to be U.S .District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Invoked: 60-35.
  5. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1038, Gerald Pappert, of PA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Invoked: 67-28.
  6. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #555, Franklin Orr, of CA, to be Under Secretary of Energy; Invoked: 71-25.
  7. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #660, Joseph S. Hezir, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Energy; Invoked: 68-27.
Legislative Business

Passed H.R.5681, U.S.-U.K. Uses of Atomic Energy for Mutual Defense Purposes

Passed S.2759, St. Clair Regional Airport

Passed VA Facility Namings, en bloc

  • R.3682
  • R.3375
  • 2921
  • 229
Passed Post Office Namings, en bloc
  • R.43
  • R.451
  • R.1391
  • R.3085
  • R.3957
  • R.4189
  • R.4443
  • R.4919
  • R.5106
  • 2523
Adopted S.Res.540, International Day of Democracy

Adopted S.Res.531, Honoring the life of Louis Zamperini

Adopted S.Res.585, National Phenylketonuria Awareness Day

Adopted S.Res.593, Wreaths Across America Day

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2970: Military Justice Improvement Act (Gillibrand)

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:

  1. Executive Calendar #1036, David Hale, of KY, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky
  2. Executive Calendar #1037, Mark Kearney, of PA, to be U.S .District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  3. Executive Calendar #1038, Gerald Pappert, of PA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania