June 28, 2018 07:54 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, June 28, 2018


Roll Call Votes
1.      Motion to table Kennedy-Cruz-Lee amendment #3383 (SNAP cuts); tabled: 68-30.
2.      Lee-Booker amendment #3074; not agreed to: 38-57.
3.      Passage of H.R.2, as amended; Passed: 86-11
 
Legislative Business
Passed S.2245, the KIWI Act
 
Adopted S. Res. #567, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the American Homebrewers Association  
 
Adopted S.Res. #568, Designating June 2018 as “Great Outdoors Month”.
 
Passed by voice vote H.R. 1029 Pesticide Registration w/ Udall amdt
 
Passed H.R. 5956, Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act                 
 
Passed Calendar #424, S.2559, Marrakesh Treaty Implementation
 
Passed the following hydro bills:
1.      S. 724, Hydropower Authorizations
 
2.      H.R. 219, Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act 
 
3.      H.R. 220, Authorizing Expansion of a Hydroelectric Project
 
4.      S. 215, A bill to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue an order continuing a stay of a hydroelectric license for the Mahoney Lake hydroelectric project in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. 
 
5.      S. 490, A bill to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam.
 
6.      H.R. 2292, To extend a project of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission involving the Cannonsville Dam. 
 
7.      H.R. 951, To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project. 
 
8.      H.R. 446, To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project. 
 
9.      H.R. 447, To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project. 
 
10.  H.R. 2122, To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Jennings Randolph Dam.        
 
Passed the following postal naming bills:
 
1.      Cal. 453, S.2549 - A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1234 Saint Johns Place in Brooklyn, New York, as the ‘‘Major Robert Odell Owens Post Office’’.
2.      Cal. 454, S.2692 - A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4558 Broadway in New York, New York, as the ‘‘Stanley Michels Post Office Building’’.
3.      Cal. 455, H.R.1496 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3585 South Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles, California, as the ‘‘Marvin Gaye Post Office’’.
4.      Cal. 456, H.R.2673 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois, as the ‘‘Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean Post Office’’.
5.      Cal. 457, H.R.3183 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13683 James Madison Highway in Palmyra, Virginia, as the ‘‘U.S. Navy Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby Post Office’’.
6.      Cal. 458, H.R.4301 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 Tom Hall Street in Fort Mill, South Carolina, as the ‘‘J. Elliott Williams Post Office Building’’.
7.      Cal. 459, H.R.4406 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 Macombs Place in New York, New York, as the ‘‘Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building’’.
8.      Cal. 460, H.R.4463 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6 Doyers Street in New York, New York, as the ‘‘Mabel Lee Memorial Post Office’’.
9.      Cal. 461, H.R.4574 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 West Schick Road in Bloomingdale, Illinois, as the ‘‘Bloomingdale Veterans Memorial Post Office Building’’.
10.  Cal. 462, H.R.4646 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1900 Corporate Drive in Birmingham, Alabama, as the ‘‘Lance Corporal Thomas E. Rivers, Jr. Post Office Building’’.
11.  Cal. 463, H.R.4685 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 515 Hope Street in Bristol, Rhode Island, as the ‘‘First Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna Jr. Post Office’’.
12.  Cal. 464, H.R.4722 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 Market Street in Saugerties, New York, as the ‘‘Maurice D. Hinchey Post Office Building’’.
13.  Cal. 465, H.R.4840 - An act to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 567 East Franklin Street in Oviedo, Florida, as the ‘‘Sergeant First Class Alwyn Crendall Cashe Post Office Building’’.
 
 
Executive Business
The Senate ratified Executive Treaty #6, Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to published works for persons who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise print disabled.
 
Confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:
 
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Exec. Cal. #902 - Tara Sweeney, of Alaska, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior
 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #923 - Robin S. Bernstein, of Florida, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Dominican Republic.
 
Exec. Cal. #925 - Joseph N. Mondello, of New York, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
 
Exec. Cal. #927 - Gordon D. Sondland, of Washington, to be Representative of the United States of America to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador.
 
Exec. Cal. #928 - Harry B. Harris, Jr., of Florida, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Korea.
 
Exec. Cal. #929 - Ronald Gidwitz, of Illinois, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Belgium.
 
Exec. Cal. #930 - Brian A. Nichols, of Rhode Island, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Zimbabwe.
 
Exec. Cal. #932, Tibor Peter Nagy, Jr., of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (African Affairs)
 
And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Foreign Service
 
The Senate confirmed the following Military Promotions:
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #951 - Col. Paul A. Friedrichs to be Brigadier General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #952 - Rear Adm. Michael T. Moran to be Vice Admiral
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #953 - Brig. Gen. Mark H. Berry to be Major General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #954 - Capt. Mark J. Mouriski to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Exec. Cal. #955 - Capt. Eileen H. Laubacher to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Exec. Cal. #956 - Capt. Ann H. Duff to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Exec. Cal. #957 - Rear Adm. (lh) John W. Korka to be Rear Admiral
Exec. Cal. #958 – The following to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half):
Capt. Nancy S. Lacore   
Capt. Theodore P. Leclair   
Capt. Eric C. Ruttenberg
Exec. Cal. #959 - Rear Adm. (lh) Mary C. Riggs to be Rear Admiral
Exec. Cal. #960 – The following to be Rear Admiral:
Rear Adm. (lh) Alan D. Beal   
Rear Adm. (lh) Brian S. Hurley   
Rear Adm. (lh) Andrew C. Lennon
Exec. Cal. #961 - Capt. Robert T. Clark to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #962 – The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Michael F. Fahey, III   
Brig. Gen. Helen G. Pratt
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #963 - Lt. Gen. Scott A. Howell to be Lieutenant General
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #964 - Lt. Gen. Austin S. Miller to be General
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #965 - Maj. Gen. Eric M. Smith to be Lieutenant General
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #966 - Lt. Gen. Richard M. Clark to be Lieutenant General
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #967 - Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams to be Lieutenant General
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #968 - Col. Daniel J. Lecce to be Major General
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #969 - Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. to be General
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #970 – The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Narciso Cruz   
Col. Mark K. Miera
Exec. Cal. #971 – The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Joseph F. Jarrard   
Brig. Gen. Tracy R. Norris
Exec. Cal. #972 - Brig. Gen. Laurel J. Hummel to be Major General
Exec. Cal. #973 – The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Tommy H. Baker   
Brig. Gen. Gregory S. Bowen   
Brig. Gen. Scott A. Campbell   
Brig. Gen. James D. Craig   
Brig. Gen. Gordon L. Ellis   
Brig. Gen. John M. Epperly   
Brig. Gen. Timothy E. Gowen   
Brig. Gen. Paul F. Griffin   
Brig. Gen. Kenneth S. Hara   
Brig. Gen. Christopher F. Lawson   
Brig. Gen. James E. Porter, Jr.   
Brig. Gen. Rafael A. Ribas   
Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Sheriff   
Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Spencer   
Brig. Gen. Michael D. Turello   
Brig. Gen. Suzanne P. Vares-Lum   
Brig. Gen. William J. Walker   
Brig. Gen. Ronald A. Westfall
Exec. Cal. #975 – The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Miguel Aguilar   
Col. Eugene S. Alkire   
Col. Mark J. Berglund   
Col. Ronald W. Burkett, II   
Col. Robert F. Charlesworth  
Col. Nick Ducich   
Col. Robert D. Ferguson   
Col. Adam R. Flasch   
Col. Kevin W. Gallagher   
Col. John T. Gentry, Jr.   
Col. Bryan J. Grenon   
Col. John D. Haas   
Col. Edward H. Hallenbeck   
Col. Joe D. Hargett   
Col. Robert F. Hepner, Jr.  
Col. Charles G. Kemper, IV   
Col. Steven T. King  
Col. Michael J. Leeney   
Col. Roy J. Macaraeg   
Col. Joanne E. MacGregor   
Col. Marie M. Mahoney   
Col. Shawn P. Manke   
Col. James G. McCormack   
Col. Miguel A. Mendez   
Col. Neal S. Mitsuyoshi   
Col. Sharon D. Moore   
Col. Michael J. Oster   
Col. Gregory C. Parker   
Col. Scott T. Petrik   
Col. Jerry F. Prochaska   
Col. Javier A. Reina 
Col. Yesenia R. Roque   
Col. Leo A. Ryan   
Col. Michael J. Schlorholtz   
Col. Scott M. Sherman  
Col. Tyler B. Smith   
Col. Walter B. Sturek, Jr.   
Col. John F. Taylor, Jr.   
Col. Thomas E. Vern, Jr.   
Col. Damian K. Waddell   
Col. Robert F. Weir
Col. Katherine E. White   
Col. James C. Wilkins   
Col. Timothy J. Winslow
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #976 – Capt. Cristopher C. French to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #977 – Maj. Gen. Carl E. Mundy, III to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #978 – Maj. Gen. Loretta E. Reynolds to be Lieutenant General
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #979 – Lt. Gen. Giovanni K. Tuck to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #980 – Maj. Gen. Joseph T. Guastella, Jr. to be Lieutenant General
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #981 – The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Robert G. Carruthers, III
Col. Quvator R. Gore
Col. Adam L. Robinson
Col. Kevin L. Vines
Exec. Cal. #982 – Col. Stephen M. Rutner to be Brigadier General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #983 – Rear Adm. (lh) Marcus A. Hitchcock to be Rear Admiral
 
MARINE CORP
Exec. Cal. #984 – Maj. Gen. John K. Love to be Lieutenant General
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #985 – Maj. Gen. John C. Thomson, III to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #986 – Col. Joseph R. Baldwin to be Brigadier General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #987 – Capt. William P. Pennington to be Rear Admiral
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #988 – Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Bergeson to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #989 - Maj. Gen. James C. Slife to be Lieutenant General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #990 – Rear Adm. John G. Hannink to be Vice Admiral
Exec. Cal. #991 – Rear Adm. James J. Malloy to be Vice Admiral
Exec. Cal. #992 – Vice Adm. Andrew L. Lewis to be Vice Admiral
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #993 – Maj. Gen. John M. Jansen to be Lieutenant General
 
And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy