September 26, 2018 06:24 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Roll Call Votes
1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #941, Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the full term of seven years from October 27, 2019 (long-term); confirmed: 51-49.
 
Legislative Business
Adopted S.Res.610: urging the declassification of documents relating to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
 
Passed S.3508, To reauthorize and amend the Marine Debris Act to promote international action to reduce marine debris, and for other purposes.
 
Passed S.3509, Congressional Award Act
 
Passed HR 4854, To amend the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to provide additional resources to State and local prosecutors, and for other purposes.
 
Adopted S.Res.654, supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United States on the keys to success in achieving and maintaining retirement security throughout their lifetimes.
 
Adopted S. Res. 655, recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
 
Adopted S. Res. 625, designating the week of September 9, 2018, as “National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week”.
 
Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.6287, 9/11 Memorial Act
 
Executive Business