December 4, 2019 06:01 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #479, Richard Ernest Myers II, of North Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina; invoked: 77-22.

2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #489, Sherri A. Lydon, of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina; invoked: 79-14.

3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #386, Robert M. Duncan, of Kentucky, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2025; invoked: 91-1.

4. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #353, John L. Sinatra, Jr., of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of New York; confirmed: 75-18.

5. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #478, Sarah E. Pitlyk, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri; confirmed: 49-44.

6. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #381, Douglas Russell Cole, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio; confirmed: 64-29.

7. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #459, R. Austin Huffaker, Jr., of Alabama, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama; confirmed: 89-4.

8. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #460, David B. Barlow, of Utah, to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah; confirmed: 88-4.

 

Legislative Business

Passed H.R.5277, to amend section 442 of title 18, United States Code, to exempt certain interests in mutual funds, unit investment trusts, employee benefit plans, and retirement plans from conflict of interest limitations for the Government Publishing Office

 

Passed S.760, Support for Veterans in Effective Apprenticeships Act, w/ Peters substitute amendment

 

Adopted S.Res.446, authorizing the printing of tributes and other related materials in honor of the late Senator Kay Hagan.

 

Executive Business

GOVERNMENT PUBLISHING OFFICE

By voice vote, confirmed Executive Calendar #499, Hugh Nathanial Halpern, of Virginia, to be Director of the Government Publishing Office