December 4, 2014 07:23 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, December 4, 2014

Roll Call Votes:
  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #660, Joseph S. Hezir, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Energy; Confirmed: 89-3.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1039, Gregory N. Stivers, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky; Invoked: 70-23.
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1040, Joseph F. Leeson, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Invoked 66-26.
  4. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #835, Lydia Kay Griggsby, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years; Invoked: 53-36.
  5. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1040, Joseph F. Leeson, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Confirmed 76-16.
  6. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1082, Jeffery Martin Baran, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2018; Invoked: 53-40.
  7. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1083, Lauren McGarity McFerran, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board for the term of five years expiring December 16, 2019; Invoked: 51-42.
  8. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #552, Ellen Dudley Williams - to be Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, Department of Energy; Invoked: 57-34.
Legislative Business

Passed H.R.2366 - World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

Passed H.R.4812 - Honor Flight Act

Passed H.R.5108 - Patent Trademark Office - Students

Passed H.R.5462 - Fees Charged to Passengers of Air Carriers

Passed H.R.5739 - No Social Security for Nazis

Passed S.1683 - Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2013

Passed Calendar #536, S.1447 - Native American Water Settlements Technical Corrections Act

Passed S.J.Res.45 - Smithsonian Citizen Regent

Passed H.J.Res.105 - Bernardo de Galvez

Agreed To H.Con.Res.120 - Civil Air Patrol Ceremony-CVC Emancipation Hall

Adopted S.Res.569 - Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Adopted S.Res.594 - Centennial Year of the Birth of Jan Karski

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:

  1. Executive Calendar #555, Franklin M. Orr, Jr., to be Under Secretary for Science, Department of Energy
  2. Executive Calendar #1039, Gregory N. Stivers, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky
  3. Executive Calendar #835, Lydia Kay Griggsby, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years