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Wrap Up for Thursday, September 12, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #333, Michelle Bowman, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; confirmed: 60-31.

2.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #335, Thomas Feddo, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Investment Security; confirmed: 85-1.


Legislative Business

Passed H.R.1200, Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2019


Adopted S.Res.310, recognizing the semiquincentennial of the community of Wheeling, West Virginia.


Adopted S.Res.311, expressing support for the designation of the week of September 11 through September 17 as “Patriot Week”.


Adopted S.Res.312, designating the week beginning September 8, 2019, as “National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week”.


The Senate authorized the Secretary of the Senate to request from the House of Representatives the return of the papers to S.1790 to provide for a correction. When the papers were returned to the Senate, the amendment at the desk was agreed to and the papers were returned to the House. The amendment corrected a blue slip issue, so that we can go to conference on the Senate passed bill.  


Executive Business

By voice vote, the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #407, Jennifer Nordquist, of Virginia, to be United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.