July 2, 2020 05:30 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, July 2, 2020

Roll Call Votes

1.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #718, Russell Vought, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget; invoked: 47-44.

 

Legislative Business

Passed S.1253, with Cornyn amendment: Preventing the Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act.

 

Passed H.R.7440: to impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons involved in the erosion of certain obligations of China with respect to Hong Kong, and for other purposes.

 

Passed S.4209: to amend title IX of the Social Security Act of improve emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations.

 

Adopted S.Res.648: designating August 2020 as “National Women’s Suffrage Month.”

 

Adopted S.Res.649: expressing support for the designation of July as “American Grown Flower Month”.

 

Adopted S.Res.650: designating July 10, 2020, as ‘‘Collector Car Appreciation Day’’ and recognizing that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place H.R.7120, George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

 

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations:

 

DEFENSE NUCULEAR FACILITIES BOARD

·       Executive Calendar #504 Joseph Bruce Hamilton, of Texas, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2022

·       Executive Calendar #505 Jessie Hill Roberson, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2023

·       Executive Calendar #506 Thomas A. Summers, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2020

·       Executive Calendar #719 Joyce Louise Connery, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2024

·       Executive Calendar #720 Thomas A. Summers, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2025

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

·       Executive Calendar #754 Owen Cypher, to be US Marshal for Eastern District Michigan

·       Executive Calendar #755 Thomas Foster, to be US Marshal for Western District of Virginia

·       Executive Calendar #756 Tyreece Miller, to be US Marshal for Western District of Tennessee

 

ARMY

·       Executive Calendar #750 – Gen. Gustave F. Perna to be General

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk with the exception of:

PN’s 1785, 1923, 1975, 1525, 1526, 1795-1798, 1805, 1924-1926, 1952, 1865, 1867-1874, 1876-1897, 1954-1963.

 

Roll Call Votes

1.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #718, Russell Vought, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget; invoked: 47-44.

 

Legislative Business

Passed S.1253, with Cornyn amendment: Preventing the Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act.

 

Passed H.R.7440: to impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons involved in the erosion of certain obligations of China with respect to Hong Kong, and for other purposes.

 

Passed S.4209: to amend title IX of the Social Security Act of improve emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations.

 

Adopted S.Res.648: designating August 2020 as “National Women’s Suffrage Month.”

 

Adopted S.Res.649: expressing support for the designation of July as “American Grown Flower Month”.

 

Adopted S.Res.650: designating July 10, 2020, as ‘‘Collector Car Appreciation Day’’ and recognizing that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place H.R.7120, George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

 

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations:

 

DEFENSE NUCULEAR FACILITIES BOARD

·       Executive Calendar #504 Joseph Bruce Hamilton, of Texas, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2022

·       Executive Calendar #505 Jessie Hill Roberson, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2023

·       Executive Calendar #506 Thomas A. Summers, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2020

·       Executive Calendar #719 Joyce Louise Connery, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2024

·       Executive Calendar #720 Thomas A. Summers, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2025

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

·       Executive Calendar #754 Owen Cypher, to be US Marshal for Eastern District Michigan

·       Executive Calendar #755 Thomas Foster, to be US Marshal for Western District of Virginia

·       Executive Calendar #756 Tyreece Miller, to be US Marshal for Western District of Tennessee

 

ARMY

·       Executive Calendar #750 – Gen. Gustave F. Perna to be General

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk with the exception of:

PN’s 1785, 1923, 1975, 1525, 1526, 1795-1798, 1805, 1924-1926, 1952, 1865, 1867-1874, 1876-1897, 1954-1963.