February 28, 2018 06:50 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Roll Call Votes
1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #153, Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Confirmed: 50-49, with the Vice President voting in the affirmative. 
2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #437, A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina: Invoked: 69-29
 
Legislative Business
Passed S.J.Res.53, Honoring the life of William “Billy” F. Graham, Jr.
 
Passed Calender #310, H.R.535, Taiwan Travel Act
 
Calendar #311, H.R.1625, TARGET Act
 
Adopted H.Con.Res. 106, Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal collectively to the members of the Office of Strategic Services.
 
Adopted S.Res.404, A resolution honoring the coordinated struggle of workers on the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike to voice their grievances and reach a collective agreement for rights in the workplace.
 
Adopted S.Res.409, honoring the dedication and courage of the Buffalo Soldiers
 
Adopted S.Res.418, Expressing support for the designation of March 21, 2018 as “National Rosie the Riveter Day”
 
The Senate began the Rule 14 process to bypass committee and place HR 1865, Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, directly on the Calendar of business.
 
 
No Executive Business