December 13, 2014 11:47 PM

Wrap Up for Saturday, December 13, 2014

Roll Call Votes

1.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#.1084, Sarah Saldana, Asst. Sec. Homeland Security; Agreed To: 48-34.

2.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 52-40.

3.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#.1058, Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner, Social Security; Agreed To: 52-41.

4.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 51-41.

5.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 681, Vivek Murthy, Surgeon General; Agreed To: 52-40.

6.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 52-41.

7.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 1150, Antony Blinken, Deputy. Sec. State; Agreed To: 52-41.

8.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 53-41.

9.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 635, Frank Rose, Asst. Sec. State; Agreed To: 52-41.

10.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 52-41.

11.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#.114, Collette Honorable, Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Agreed To: 50-41.

12.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 53-40.

13.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 979, Daniel Santos, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board; Agreed To: 52-41.

14.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 52-42.

15.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 840, Estevan Lopez, Commissioner of Reclamation; Agreed To: 54-42.

16.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 54-42.

17.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 922 Marcus Jadotte, Asst. Sec. of Commerce; Agreed To: 53-42.

18.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 54-42.

19.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 901 Jonathan Stivers, Asst. Administrator, USAID; Agreed To: 54-42.

20.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 54-42.

21.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 735 John Cruden, Assistant AG; Agreed To: 54-42.

22.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 54-42.

23.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 553 Christopher Smith, Asst. Secretary of Energy; Agreed To: 54-42.

24.) Motion to Proceed to Legislative Session; Agreed To: 53-42.

25.) Motion to Proceed to Executive Session to consider Cal#. 1041 Stephen Bough, District Judge, MO; Agreed To: 54-42.

26.) Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.83 (Omnibus); Invoked: 77-19.

27.) Is the point of order well taken; Not well taken: 22-74.

28.) Motion to concur in the House amendment to H.R.83 [passage]; Passed: 56-40.

Legislative Business

Agreed to H.Con.Res.122, to correct the enrollment of H.R.83

Passed H.R.2591, Rollover Amounts in Airline Carrier Bankruptcy

Passed H.R.5859, Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:

  1. PN 1816 - Rear Admiral (Selectee) James M.  Heinz to the grade Rear Admiral
  2. PN 2000 - seven Coast Guard nominations to the grades of Rear Admiral (lower half)
  3. PN 2142 -  seventy-six  Coast Guard nominations to the grades of Captain
  4. PN 2143 - fifteen Coast Guard nominations to the grades of Captain
  5. PN 2144 -  two Coast Guard nominations to the grades of Captain
  6. PN 2145 - one hundred and sixty Coast Guard nominations to the grades of Commander
The Senate filed cloture on the following nominations:
  • Sarah Saldana (cal.#1084), Asst Sec HUD (ICE);
  • Carolyn Colvin (cal.#552), Commissioner, Social Security;
  • Vivek Murthy (cal.#681), Surgeon General;
  • Antony Blinken (cal.#1150), Dep Sec State;
  • Frank Rose (cal.#635), Asst Sec State - Verification;
  • Collette Honorable (cal.#1144), Member, FERC;
  • Daniel Santos (cal.#979), Member, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety;
  • Estavan Lopez (cal.#840), Commissioner of Reclamation, Interior;
  • Marcus Jadotte (cal.#922), Asst Sec Commerce;
  • Jonathan Stivers (cal.#901), Asst Administrator, USAID;
  • John Cruden (cal.#735), Asst AG;
  • Christopher Smith (cal.#553); Asst. Sec'ty Energy;
  • Stephen Bough (cal.#1041), District Judge -MO;
  • Jorge Alonso (cal.#1070), District Judge - IL;
  • Haywood Gilliam (cal.#1071), District Judge - CA;
  • Amit Mehta (cal.#1072), District Judge - DC;
  • Allison Burroughs (cal.#1073), District Judge - MA;
  • John Blakey (cal.#1075), District Judge - IL;
  • Amos Mazzant (cal.#1076), District Judge - TX;
  • Robert Pitman (cal.#1077), District Judge - TX;
  • Robert Schroeder (cal.#1078), District Judge - TX;
  • Joan Azrack (cal.#1145), District Judge - NY;
  • Elizabeth Dillon (cal.#1146), District Judge - VA; and
  • Loretta Biggs (cal.#1147), District Judge - NC