Wrap Up for Thursday, February 27, 2020
1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #416, Travis Greaves, of the District of Columbia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court; confirmed: 85-3.
Passed by voice vote H.R.4998: Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act [5G].
Adopted S.Res.315: Memorializing the discovery of the Clotilda.
Adopted S.Res.480: raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by designating January 2020 as “National Stalking Awareness Month”.
Adopted S.Res.508: commemorating the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels as the first African American United States Senator.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.512: designating March 2, 2020, as “Read Across America Day”.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.513: designating February 2020 as “American Heart Month” and February 7, 2020, as “National Wear Red Day”.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.514: expressing the sense of the Senate that Donald Stratton be remembered for a lifetime of heroism and service to the United States.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.515: designates February 2020 as “Career and Technical Education Month” to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.516: celebrating Black History Month.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.517: honoring the life and legacy of Judge Nathaniel R. Jones.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.518: honoring the 100th anniversary of Disabled American Veterans.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.519: honoring the life and achievements of Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.520: designating March 6, 2020, as “National Speech and Debate Education Day”.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.521: designating the week of February 24 through February 28, 2020, as “Public Schools Week”.
Adopted by voice vote S.Res.522: electing Robert M. Duncan, of the District of Columbia, as Secretary for the Majority of the Senate.
Completed the Rule 14 proceed to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business: S.3339, to restore military priorities, and for other purposes. (Durbin)
Confirmed the following nominations:
Executive Calendar #573 - The following to be Brigadier General
Col. Joseph R. Harris, II
Col. Gent Welsh, Jr.
Executive Calendar #574 - Brig. Gen. Billy M. Nabors to be Major General
Executive Calendar #575 – The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. AnnMarie K. Anthony
Col. Taft O. Aujero
Col. Douglas B. Baker
Col. Robert D. Bowie
Col. Barbra S. Buls
Col. Donald K. Carpenter
Col. Konata A. Crumbly
Col. Johan A. Deutscher
Col. Patrick W. Donaldson
Col. Bradford R. Everman
Col. Virginia I. Gaglio
Col. Caesar R. Garduno
Col. Patrick M. Hanlon
Col. Robert E. Hargens
Col. Jeffrey L. Hedges
Col. Samuel C. Keener
Col. Robert I. Kinney
Col. Jerry P. Reedy
Col. Bryan E. Salmon
Col. Tamala A. Saylor
Col. James S. Shigekane
Col. Kimbra L. Sterr
Col. Michael A. Valle
Col. Brian E. Vaughn
Executive Calendar #576 – The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Dann S. Carlson
Col. Shawn M. Coco
Col. Steven E. Coney
Col. Patrick E. DeConcini
Col. Paul E. Franz
Col. John F. Hall
Col. Kenneth M. Haltom
Col. Chris J. Ioder
Col. Robert A. King
Col. Michael J. Lovell
Col. Sue Ellen Schuerman
Col. Christopher J. Sheppard
Col. Charles A. Shurlow
Col. Lisa K. Snyder
Executive Calendar #577 – The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Steven J. deMilliano
Brig. Gen. David J. Meyer
Brig. Gen. Russell L. Ponder
Executive Calendar #578 - Brig. Gen. Andrew J. MacDonald to be Major General
Executive Calendar #579 – The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Todd M. Audet
Brig. Gen. Kimberly A. Baumann
Brig. Gen. Floyd W. Dunstan
Brig. Gen. Randal K. Efferson
Brig. Gen. Laurie M. Farris
Brig. Gen. James R. Kriesel
Brig. Gen. William P. Robertson
Brig. Gen. James R. Stevenson, Jr.
Brig. Gen. Charles M. Walker
Brig. Gen. David A. Weishaar
Brig. Gen. Gregory T. White
Executive Calendar #580 - Brig. Gen. Christopher E. Finerty to be Major General
Executive Calendar #581 - Brig. Gen. Joseph B. Wilson to be Major General
Executive Calendar #582 - Col. Ronald F. Taylor to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #584 - Brig. Gen. Michael S. Martin to be Major General
Executive Calendar #585 – The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Douglas K. Clark
Col. John F. Kelliher, III
And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk.