September 27, 2018 04:23 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, September 27, 2018

Roll Call Votes
1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #867, Lisa Porter, of Virginia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense; confirmed: 98-1.
Legislative Business
Passed #568, S.1768 with Feinstein amendment: National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act.
Calendar #557, H.R.4254: to amend the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002 to strengthen the aerospace workforce pipeline by the promotion of Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program and National Aeronautics and Space Administration internship and fellowship opportunities to women, and for other purposes.
Passed Calendar #582, S.3170: to amend title 18, United States Code, to make certain changes to the reporting requirement of certain service providers regarding child sexual exploitation visual depictions, and for other purposes.
Passed Calendar #583, S.3354: to amend the Missing Children’s Assistance Act, and for other purposes.
Adopted S.Res.637: designating September 2018, as “National Kinship Care Month.”
Adopted S.Res.656: recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Forensic Science Week.
Adopted S.Res.657: designating the week of September 23 through 29, 2018, as “National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week” .
Adopted S.Res.658: designating the week of September 30 through October 6, 2018 as “National Community Policing Week”.
Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.6287, 9/11 Memorial Act
Executive Business
The Senate confirmed the following military nominations:
Executive Calendar #1113 - Col. Jeffrey H. Hurlbert to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #1114 - Rear Adm. Michael J. Dumont to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #1115 - Capt. Robert D. Katz to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Executive Calendar #1116 - Maj. Gen. Michael T. Plehn to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #1117 - Rear Adm. Timothy G. Szymanski to be Vice Admiral
Executive Calendar #1118 - Maj. Gen. James E. Rainey to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #1119 - Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Sharpy to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #1120 - Col. David P. Garfield to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #1121 - Maj. Gen. Timothy G. Fay to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #1122 - Maj. Gen. George W. Smith, Jr. to be Lieutenant General
And all nominations on the Secretary's Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy