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Wrap Up for Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.      Passage of S.1, Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, as amended: passed 77-23.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.47, Natural Resources Management Act: invoked 99-1.


Legislative Business

By voice vote, adopted Menendez for Risch amendment #98 (classified annex)

By voice vote, adopted Risch amendment #97 (reporting requirement), as amended


Passed S.49, a bill to designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, Utah, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation.


Passed H.R.439, to amend the charter of the Future Farmers of America, and for other purposes.


Adopted S.Res.44, raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by designating January 2019 as “National Stalking Awareness Month.”


Began the Rule 14 process to place S.340, CREATES Act of 2019, on the Calendar of Business.


Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

Military Promotions


Executive Calendar #1 – Col. Frank A. Rodman to be Brigadier General



Executive Calendar #2 - Brig. Gen. Robert D. Harter to be Major General

Executive Calendar #3 - Col. Charles M. Schoening to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #4 - Brig. Gen. David W. Ling to be Major General

              The following to be Brigadier General:

              Col. Joseph F. Dziezynski  

              Col. Rodney J. Fischer 


And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Marine Corps.