October 16, 2017 06:23 PM

Wrap Up for Monday, October 16, 2017

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #226, Callista L. Gingrich to be Ambassador to the Holy See; confirmed: 70-23.

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.292: condemning the brutal and senseless attack at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, honoring the memory of the victims of the deadly shooting, offering condolences to, and expressing support for, the families and friends of the victims and all of the individuals who were affected by the attack, and applauding the dedication and bravery of law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, medical professionals, hotel security and staff, and community members in responding to the attack.

Adopted S.Res.99, recognizing the 11 African-American soldiers of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion who were massacred in Wereth, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944.

Agreed to S.Con.Res.26: authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of the American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action ( POW/MIA) Chair of Honor.

Passed Calendar #218, S.705: Child Protection Improvements Act, with Hatch substitute amendment and title amendment.

Passed H.R.695: Child Protection Improvements Act, with Hatch substitute amendment and title amendment.

Executive Business

Confirmed Executive Calendar #164, Henry Kerner, to be Special Counsel, office of Special Counsel.