December 8, 2014 08:46 PM

Wrap Up for Monday, December 8, 2014

        

Wrap up for Monday, December 8, 2014

Roll Call Votes:

  1. Confirmation of 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; Confirmed: 52-40.
  2. Confirmation of 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; Confirmed: 54-40.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #605, S.2520, Freedom Of Information Act

Passed Calendar #564, S.2521, Federal Information Security Modernization Act, with Carper-Coburn substitute amendment

Passed the following postal naming bills, en bloc:

  • R. 4939, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2551 Galena Avenue in Simi Valley, California, as the "Neil Havens Post Office
  • R. 1707, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 302 East Green Street in Champaign, Illinois, as the "James R. Burgess Jr. Post Office Building"
  • R. 78 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Almeda Road in Houston, Texas, as the "George Thomas 'Mickey' Leland Post Office Building".
  • R. 2112 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 787 State Route 17M in Monroe, New York, as the "National Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency NCS Officer Gregg David Wenzel Memorial Post Office".
  • R. 2223 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the "Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building".
  • R. 2678 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 10360 Southwest 186th Street in Miami, Florida, as the "Larcenia J. Bullard Post Office Building".
  • R. 3534 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 113 West Michigan Avenue in Jackson, Michigan, as the "Officer James Bonneau Memorial Post Office".
  • R. 5030 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13500 SW 250 Street in Princeton, Florida, as the "Corporal Christian A. Guzman Rivera Post Office Building".
Passed Calendar #401, S.2142, Venezuela Sanctions

Passed H.R.1281, Newborn Screenings Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2013, with Paul amendment

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.5759 and H.R.5771.

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:

  1. Executive Calendar #552, Ellen Dudley Williams - to be Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, Department of Energy