October 16, 2019 07:13 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wrap Up for Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #359, Frank Volk, to be District Judge Southern District of West Virginia; invoked: 90-0.

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #363, Charles Eskridge, to be District Judge of Southern District of Texas; invoked: 61-29.

3.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #328, David Novak, to be District Judge of Eastern District of Virginia; invoked: 86-4.

4.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #348, Rachel Kovner, to be District Judge of Eastern District of New York; invoked: 85-3.

5.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #422, Barbara Barrett, to be Secretary of the Air Force; confirmed: 85-7.

6.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #359, Frank Volk, to be District Judge Southern District of West Virginia; confirmed: 92-0.

7.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #363, Charles Eskridge, to be District Judge of Southern District of Texas; confirmed: 61-31.

8.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #328, David Novak, to be District Judge of Eastern District of Virginia; confirmed: 89-3.

9.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #348, Rachel Kovner, to be District Judge of Eastern District of New York; confirmed: 88-3.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.324, designating September 29, 2019, as “National Urban Wildlife Refuge Day”

Adopted S.Res.356, designating September 4, 2019, as “National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day”, and raising awareness and understanding of polycystic kidney disease.

Adopted S.Res.358, designating the week beginning October 20, 2019, as “National Character Counts Week”.

Adopted S.Res.359, authorizing the use of the atrium in the Philip A. Hart Senate Office Building for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day a semiannual event for the Drug Enforcement Administration.

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place the following on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

1.  S.J.Res.58, expressing support for freedom of conscience. (Sasse)

2.  H.J.Res.77, opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria.

                                                          

No additional Executive Business