December 12, 2014 04:02 PM

Roll Call Vote on Coburn motion to refer re: Lands package

At 4:01pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Coburn motion to refer the House Message on H.R.3979, National Defense Authorization Act, to the Senate Armed Services with instructions to report back forthwith with changes to strike Title XXX, the Lands portion of the bill;

Not Agreed To: 18-82

Next:

  1. Possible procedural vote related to motion to suspend the rules by Coburn
  2. Motion to concur in the House amendment to H.R.3979, National Defense Authorization Act (passage) (60-affirmative vote threshold)
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #697 Mark Gilbert - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to New Zealand, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Independent State of Samoa (voice vote expected)
  4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #632 Robert C. Barber - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iceland (voice vote expected)
  5. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1055 David Nathan Saperstein - to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom (roll call vote)
  6. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #542 Amy Jane Hyatt - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Palau (voice vote expected)
  7. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #637 Arnold A. Chacon - to be Director General of the Foreign Service (voice vote expected)
  8. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1051 Virginia E. Palmer - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Malawi (voice vote expected)
  9. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1057 Donald L. Heflin - to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Cabo Verde (voice vote expected)
  10. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #791 Michael W. Kempner - to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2015 (voice vote expected)
  11. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1102 Leon Aron - to be a Member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for a term expiring August 13, 2016 (voice vote expected)