No Roll Call
Passed Calendar #283, S.1322,
with Sullivan amendment: to establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee
to assist in the awarding of fisheries research and development grants, and for
#466, H.R. 2147: to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire
additional Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists to provide treatment court
services to justice-involved veterans.
Passed Calendar #514, S.2946,
with committee-reported substitute amendment: to amend tittle 18, United States
Code, to clarify the meaning of the terms “act of war” and “blocked asset”, and
for other purposes.
Passed S.266: to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar
Sadat in recognition of his heroic achievements and courageous contributions to
peace in the Middle East.
Concurred in the House
amendment to S.899: to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the
requirements that new Federal employees who are veterans with service-connected
disabilities are provided leave for purposes of undergoing medical treatment
for such disabilities apply to certain employees of the Veterans Health
Administration, and for other purposes.
Passed S.1142, with Murkowski
amendment: J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017.
Adopted S.Res.615: honoring
the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin and the contribution of Aretha Franklin
to music, civil rights, and the City of Detroit.
This evening, Senator
McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
#994, Lynn A. Johnson, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary for Family
Support, Department of HHS;
Calendar #910, Richard Clarida, of Connecticut, to be Vice Chairman of the
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System;
#911, Richard Clarida, of Connecticut, to be Member of the Board of Governors
of the Federal Reserve System;
Calendar #783, Joseph H. Hunt, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney
Calendar #720, Isabel Marie Keenan Patelunas, of Pennsylvania, to be Assistant
Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of the Treasury;
Calendar #633, Terry Fitzgerald Moorer, of Alabama, to be US District Judge for
the Southern District of Alabama;
Calendar #635, R. Stan Baker, of Georgia, to be US District Judge for the
Southern District of Georgia;
Calendar #636, Charles Barnes Goodwin, of Oklahoma, to be US District Judge for
the Western District of Oklahoma;
Calendar #674, Barry W. Ashe, of Louisiana, to be US District Judge for the
Eastern District of Louisiana;
10. Executive Calendar #676, James R. Sweeney II, of
Indiana, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana; 11. Executive Calendar #692, Susan Paradise Baxter, of
Pennsylvania, to be US District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; 12. Executive Calendar #693, Marilyn Jean Horan, of
Pennsylvania, to be US District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; 13. Executive Calendar #731, William F. Jung, of Florida,
to be US District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; 15. Executive Calendar #782, Charles J. Williams, of Iowa,
to be US District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa; 16. Executive Calendar #838, Robert R. Summerhays, of
Louisiana, to be US District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana; and 17. Executive Calendar #893, Alan D. Albright, of Texas,
to be US District Judge for the Western District of Texas.
Each cloture motion will
ripen upon disposition of the previous one and each is subject to up to 30
hours of post-cloture debate time. A message will be sent when the first
cloture vote is scheduled.