December 18, 2019 08:13 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #382, Matthew Walden McFarland, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio; invoked: 55-38.

2.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #382, Matthew Walden McFarland, of Ohio, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio; confirmed: 56-38.

3.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #465, Anuraag Singhal, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; invoked: 76-18.

4.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #466, Karen Spencer Marston, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; invoked: 85-7.

5.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #480, Daniel Mack Traynor, of North Dakota, to be United States District Judge for the District of North Dakota; invoked: 51-42.

6.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #481, Jodi W. Dishman, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma; invoked: 76-17.

7.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #490, John M. Gallagher, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; invoked: 82-10.

8.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #536, Bernard Maurice Jones II, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma; invoked: 88-5.

9.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #354, Mary Kay Vyskocil, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; invoked: 89-4.

10.   Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #383, Kea Whetzal Riggs, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico; invoked: 92-1.

11.   Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #356, Gary Richard Brown, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York; invoked: 91-2.

12.   Motion to invoke cloture Executive Calendar #357, Stephanie Dawkins Davis, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; invoked: 90-1.

 

Legislative Business

Passed Cal. #314, S.153, to promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research.

Passed H.R.3196, Vera C. Rubin Observatory Designation Act

Passed S.3105, a bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 456 North Meridian Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the “Richard G. Lugar Post Office”.

Adopted S.Res.450, recognizing the 71st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".

Adopted S.Res.957, Naval Air Station Pensacola attack

Agreed to S.Con.Res.31, recognizing the importance and significance of the 2020 Census and encouraging individuals, families, and households across the United States to participate in the 2020 Census to ensure a complete and accurate count.

 

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

H.R.397, Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019

H.R.1759, BRIDGE for Workers Act

H.R.4018, to provide that the amount of time that an elderly offender must serve before being eligible for placement in home detention is to be reduced by the amount of good time credits earned by the prisoner, and for other purposes.

 

Additional Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #551 - Maj. Gen. Douglas M. Gabram to be Lieutenant General

 

And all nominations on the Secretary's Desk in the Air Force and Army.