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Wrap Up for Thursday, May 2, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #33, Rodolfo Armando Ruiz II, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; confirmed: 90-8.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #34, Raul M. Arias-Marxuach, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico; confirmed: 95-3.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #36, Joshua Wolson, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; confirmed: 65-33.

4.      Shall S.J.Res.7 (Yemen) pass, the objections of the President of the United States to the contrary notwithstanding? [Veto Override]; not passed over the President’s veto: 53-45.


Legislative Business

Passed S. 693, National POW/MIA Flag Act


Adopted S. Res. 160, recognizing the contributions of defense laboratories to the technological dominance of the United States Armed Forces and supporting the designation of April 25, 2019, as "Department of Defense Laboratory Day 2019".


Adopted S. Res. 144, designating May 5, 2019, as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls".


Adopted S. Res.185, commending the Northwest Missouri State University Bearcats men’s basketball team for another NCAA Division II national championship.


Adopted S. Res.186, recognizing April 30, 2019, as “El Día de los Niños – Celebrating Young Americans”.


By voice vote, adopted S. Res.187, recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Cinco de Mayo holiday. 



No Executive Business