May 10, 2018 04:54 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 10, 2018

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 10, 2018
Roll Call Votes
1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #690, Michael Brennan, of Wisconsin, to be Judge for the 7th Circuit; Confirmed: 49-46.
2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #729, Joel Carson III, of New Mexico, to be Judge for the 10th Circuit; Invoked: 71-24.
3)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #777, John Nalbandian, of Kentucky, to be Judge for the 6th Circuit; Invoked: 52-43.
 
Legislative Business
Passed H.R.931, Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 with Alexander amendment
 
Adopted S.Res.505, recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States.
 
Adopted S.Res.506, supporting the designation of May 15, 2018, as “National Senior Fraud Awareness Day” to raise awareness about the increasing number of fraudulent schemes targeted at older people of the United States, to encourage the implementation of policies to prevent these scams from happening, and to improve protections from these scams for seniors.
 
Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:
 
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Calendar #740 - Patrick Hovakimian, of California, to be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States for a term expiring September 30, 2020.
Executive Calendar #830 - Gregory Allyn Forest, of North Carolina, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of North Carolina for the term of four years.
Executive Calendar #831 - Bradley A. Maxwell, of Illinois, to be United States Marshal for the Southern District of Illinois for the term of four years.