September 18, 2018 06:43 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Roll Call Votes
1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the conference report to accompany H.R.6157, Defense, Labor, HHS, Continuing Resolution through December 7, 2018; invoked: 92-8.
2.      Adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.6157; agreed to: 93-7.
Legislative Business
Passed H.R.46: Fort Ontario Study Act and H.R.698: Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2017.
Passed by voice vote S.3479 with Isakson-Tester amendment: Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act.
Passed Calendar #300, H.R. 1551 with Alexander amendment: to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities.
Adopted S.Res.638: designating September 22, 2018 as “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day” to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.
Adopted S.Res.639: designating the week of September 17, 2018, as “National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.
Adopted S.Res.640 : recognizing September 25th as National Voter Registration Day.
Agreed to S.Con.Res.47: Enrollment Correction  
Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:
Executive Calendar #766, John Whitley, to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller
Executive Calendar #868, Charles Verdon, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs