June 20, 2019 04:58 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, June 20, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.       Passage of S.J.Res.36, disapproval regarding Saudi bombs sales; passed: 53-45.

2.       Passage of S.J.Res.38, disapproval regarding Saudi bomb fuses sales; passed: 53-45.

3.       Passage of S.J. Resolutions 27-35, 37, 39-48, en bloc, disapproval regarding Saudi arms sales; passed: 51-45.

4.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #122, Rita Baranwal, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy); confirmed: 86-5.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.257: designating June 20, 2019, as “American Eagle Day” and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States.

 

Adopted S.Res.258: expressing support for the designation of May 2019 as “National Brain Tumor Awareness Month”.

 

Adopted S.Res.242: designating June 15, 2019, as “World Elder Abuse Day”.

 

Passed H.R.559: Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Executive Calendar #88 - Seth Daniel Appleton, of Missouri, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Executive Calendar #90 - Dino Falaschetti, of Montana, to be Director, Office of Financial Research, Department of the Treasury, for a term of six years

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Executive Calendar #92 - Robert Hunter Kurtz, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Executive Calendar #93 - Bimal Patel, of Georgia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Executive Calendar #334 - Allison Herren Lee, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2022

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #195 - Keith Krach, of California, to be an Under Secretary of State (Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment).

 

EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

Executive Calendar #196 - Keith Krach, of California, to be United States Alternate Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

 

INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

Executive Calendar #197 - Keith Krach, of California, to be United States Alternate Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Inter-American Development Bank

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #287 - Jeffrey L. Eberhardt, of Wisconsin, a Career Member of the Senior Executive Service, to be Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation, with the rank of Ambassador.