November 15, 2017 07:06 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #463, Mark T. Esper, to be Secretary of the Army; confirmed: 89-6.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #383, David G. Zatezalo, of West Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health; confirmed: 52-46.

3.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #300, Joseph Otting, of Nevada, to be Comptroller of the Currency; invoked: 54-44.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #258, S.807: Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2017.

Passed H.R.3949: VALOR Act.

Passed H.R.1545: VA Prescription Data Accountability Act of 2017.

Adopted S.Res.332: USNS Woody Williams.

Adopted S.Res.333: Permitting Collection in Senate Buildings.

Adopted S.Res.334: Authorizing the taking of a photograph in the Senate Chamber.

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations:

1.      Executive Calendar #486, Bobby L. Christine, of Georgia, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia

2.      Executive Calendar #487, David J. Freed, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.