May 24, 2018 05:26 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 24, 2018

Roll Call Votes
1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #670, Jelena McWilliams, of Ohio, to be Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Confirmed: 69-24
2.      Cloture on Executive Calendar #618, James Rudolph Evans, of Georgia, to be Ambassador to Luxembourg; Invoked: 49-33
3.      Executive Calendar #618, James Rudolph Evans, of Georgia, to be Ambassador to Luxembourg; Confirmed: 48-43
 
 
Legislative Business
Passed S.2952, to amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to establish protections against congressional sexual harassment and discrimination and for other purposes
 
Passed Cal. #399, H.R. 4910, To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide outer burial receptacles for remains buried in National Parks, and for other purposes
 
Passed H.R 3663 – To designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams VA Medical Center.
 
S.Res.528, Designating the week of May 20 through May 26, 2018, as “National Public Works Week”.
 
S.Res.529, Promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2018, which include bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States such as American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Hawaiians or other  Pacific Islanders.
 
Executive Business
Confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #672, Jelena McWilliams, of Ohio, to be Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
 
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Exec. Cal. #865 - Gregory J. Slavonic, of Oklahoma, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy
 
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
Exec. Cal. #168 - Annie Caputo, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Exec. Cal. #169 - David Wright, of South Carolina, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Exec. Cal. #404 - Jeffery Martin Baran, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #870 - Capt. Peter G. Vasely to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #871 - Col. Diron J. Cruz to be Brigadier General
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #872 - Col. Daniel T. Lasica to be Brigadier General
Exec. Cal. #873 - Lt. Gen. Bradford J. Shwedo to be Lieutenant General 
 
ARMY
Cal. #874 – The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Antonio A. Aguto, Jr.
Brig. Gen. Maria B. Barrett
Brig. Gen. Xavier T. Brunson
Brig. Gen. Charles H. Cleveland
Brig. Gen. Douglas C. Crissman
Brig. Gen. Bradley K. Dreyer
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey W. Drushal
Brig. Gen. Raul E. Escribano
Brig. Gen. John R. Evans, Jr.
Brig. Gen. Antonio M. Fletcher
Brig. Gen. Sean A. Gainey
Brig. Gen. Steven W. Gilland
Brig. Gen. Mark W. Gillette
Brig. Gen. Karl H. Gingrich
Brig. Gen. Charles R. Hamilton
Brig. Gen. David C. Hill
Brig. Gen. David T. Isaacson
Brig. Gen. Kenneth L. Kamper
Brig. Gen. Donna W. Martin
Brig. Gen. Joseph P. McGee
Brig. Gen. Paul H. Pardew
Brig. Gen. Patrick B. Roberson
Brig. Gen. Andrew M. Rohling
Brig. Gen. Richard M. Toy
Brig. Gen. Joel K. Tyler
Exec. Cal. #875 - Col. Wendy L. Harter to be Brigadier General
Exec. Cal. #876 - Col. Shan K. Bagby to be Brigadier General
Exec. Cal. #877 - Col. Michael L. Place to be Brigadier General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #878 - Rear Adm. Craig S. Faller to be Vice Admiral
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #879 - Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #880 - Maj. Gen. Donald E. Kirkland to be Lieutenant General
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #881 - Maj. Gen. Darsie D. Rogers, Jr. to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #882 - Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker to be Lieutenant General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #883 - Vice Adm. Michael M. Gilday to be Vice Admiral
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #884 - Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #885 - Lt. Gen. Daniel J. O'Donohue to be Lieutenant General
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #886 - Brig. Gen. David B. Burgy to be Major General
Exec. Cal. #887 - Col. Michele C. Edmondson to be Brigadier General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #888 - Capt. Jeffrey S. Scheidt to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #889 - Maj. Gen. Joseph M. Martin to be Lieutenant General
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #890 - Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman to be Lieutenant General
 
And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy
 
COAST GUARD
Exec. Cal. #859 - Rear Adm. Michael F. McAllister to be Vice Admiral
Exec. Cal. #860 - Rear Adm. Daniel B. Abel to be Vice Admiral
Exec. Cal. #861 - Rear Adm. Scott A. Buschman to be Vice Admiral
Exec. Cal. #862 - Rear Adm. Linda L. Fagan to be Vice Admiral
 
And all nominations on the Secretary's Desk in the Coast Guard
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Exec. Cal. #898 - Erica H. MacDonald, of Minnesota, to be United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota for the term of four years
Exec. Cal. #899 - Scott Patrick Illing, of Louisiana, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Louisiana for the term of four years
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #848 - David B. Cornstein, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Hungary
Exec. Cal. #851  - Francis R. Fannon, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Energy Resources)
 
INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
Exec. Cal. #852 - Eliot Pedrosa, of Florida, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank
 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #853 - Jonathan R. Cohen, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be the Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and the Deputy Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations
Exec. Cal. #854  - Jonathan R. Cohen, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, during his tenure of service as Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations
 
CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING
Exec. Cal. #826 - Rubydee Calvert, of Wyoming, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2022
Exec. Cal. #827 - Laura Gore Ross, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2022