December 9, 2014 08:57 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Roll Call Votes:
  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1080 Virginia Tyler Lodge - to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2019; Invoked: 63-32.
  2. Cloture on Executive Calendar #1081 Ronald Anderson Walter - to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2019; Invoked: 65-31.
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1080 Virginia Tyler Lodge - to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2019; Confirmed: 86-12.
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1081 Ronald Anderson Walter - to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority for a term expiring May 18, 2019; Confirmed: 86-12.
Legislative Business

Passed H.R.1204: Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013

Passed H.R.2719: Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act, with Ayotte substitute amendment

Passed Calendar #534, S.1474: Repeal Special VAWA Rule for Alaska

Passed H.R.1067: to make revisions in title 36, United States Code, as necessary to keep the title current and make technical corrections and improvements

Passed H.R.4199, Doris Miller Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Adopted Calendar #363, S.Res.413: 20th Anniversary of Genocide in Rwanda

Passed H.R.4681: Intelligence Authorization for Fiscal Year 2015

Agreed To Calendar #616, H.Con.Res.107: Human Shield by Hamas, with committee reported amendment.

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

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2992: Military Justice Improvement Act.

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes:

  1. Executive Calendar #1095 Richard Rahul Verma - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of India;
  2. Executive Calendar #1094 Peter Michael McKinley - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan;
  3. Executive Calendar #800 Tony Hammond - to be a Commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission for a term expiring October 14, 2018; and
  4. Executive Calendar #801 Nanci E. Langley - to be a Commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission for a term expiring November 22, 2018.