December 15, 2014 08:10 PM

Wrap Up for Monday, December 15, 2014

Roll Call Votes
  1. Cloture on Executive Calendar #681, Vivek Hallegere Murthy, to be Medical Director in the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service, subject to qualifications therefor as provided by law and regulations, and to be Surgeon General of the Public Health Service for a term of four years; Invoked: 51-43.
  2. Confirmation of the Murthy nomination; Confirmed: 51-43.
  3. Cloture on Executive Calendar #979, Daniel J. Santos, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2017; Invoked: 54-39.
  4. Cloture on Executive Calendar #635, Frank A. Rose, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Verification and Compliance); Invoked: 54-39.
Legislative Business

Passed H.R.2754: Collectible Coin Protection Act

Passed H.R.3572: Coastal Barrier Resources System Units

Passed H.R.1206: Electronic Duck Stamp

Passed H.R.1378: To designate United States Federal Judicial Center located at 333 West Broadway in San Diego, California, as the "John Rhoades Federal Judicial Center" and to designate the United States courthouse located on 333 West Broadway in San Diego, California, as the "James M. Carter and Judith N Keep United States Courthouse.

Passed H.R.5050: May 31, 1918 Act Repeal

Passed H.R.5185: EARLY Act Reauthorization of 2014

Passed H.R.5816: United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Passed S.706: Transnational Drug Trafficking Act

Passed the following Post Office Naming Bills, en bloc:

  • R. 3027 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442 Miller Valley Road in Prescott, - Arizona, as the "Barry M. Goldwater Post Office".
  • R. 4416 - To redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 161 Live Oak Street in Miami, Arizona, as the "Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza Post Office Building".
  • R. 4651 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 601 West Baker Road in Baytown, Texas as the "Specialist Keith Erin Grace Jr. Memorial Post Office".
  • R. 5331 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 73839 Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms, California, as the "Colonel M.J. 'Mac' Dube, USMC Post Office Building".
  • R. 5562 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 801 West Ocean Avenue in Lompoc, California, as the "Federal Correctional Officer Scott J. Williams Memorial Post Office Building".
Passed H.R.4276: Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Care Improvement Act of 2014

Passed H.R.5687: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 East Market Street in Long Beach, California, as the "Juanita Millender-McDonald Post Office".

Passed Calendar #606, S.1744: Security Clearance Accountability, Reform, and Enhancement Act, with committee-reported substitute amendment and committee-reported title amendment by voice vote.

Passed H.R.2901: Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2014.

Passed H.R.1068: To enact title 54, United States Cod, "National Park Service and Related Programs", as positive law.

Passed H.R.2866: Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, with a Johanns amendment.

Executive Business

Confirmed all nominations on the Secretary's desk in the Foreign Service.