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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 30, 2020

Roll Call Votes

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #770, Derek Kan, of California, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget; confirmed: 71-21.

2.     Motion to proceed to House Message to accompany S.178 (vehicle for Johnson UI); agreed to: 47-42.


Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #315, S.529 with Cantwell amendment: National Landslide Preparedness Act.


Passed Calendar #318, S.914 with Wicker substitute amendment: Coordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act.


Passed Calendar #413, S.850 with Sullivan amendment: Highway Rural Veteran Transportation Program Extension Act.


Passed Calendar #423, S.2336: Department of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act.


Adopted S.Res.656: recognizing the importance of the blueberry industry to the United States and designating July 2020 as “National Blueberry Month”.


Adopted S.Res.664: designating the week of September 20 through September 26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week”.


Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations:


Executive Calendar #776 – the following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Douglas S. Lowrey
Col. Curtis D. Taylor
Col. James P. Work

Executive Calendar #777 – Col. Rebecca R. Vernon to be Brigadier General
Executive Calendar #778 – Col. Randall E. Kitchens to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #779 – Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison, Jr. to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #780 – Maj. Gen. Laura A. Potter to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #781 – the following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Levon E. Cumpton
Col. Gregory C. Knight
Col. Kodjo S. Knox-Limbacker
Col. Edwards S. Little, Jr.
Cal. #782 – to following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Martin M. Clay, Jr.
Col. David S. Gayle
Col. Eric J. Riley
Col. James P. Schreffler
Col. Michael J. Turley
Executive Calendar #783 - Brig. Gen. Farin D. Schwartz to be Major General
Executive Calendar #784 – the following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Gregory P. Chaney
Brig. Gen. Jill K. Faris
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey P. Marlette
Brig. Gen. Jose J. Reyes
Executive Calendar #785 – Maj. Gen. Paul T. Calvert to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #786 – Maj. Gen. Jeffrey A. Kruse to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #787 – Lt. Gen. Scott D. Berrier to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #788 – The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. John C. Andonie
Brig. Gen. Charles K. Aris
Brig. Gen. Marti J. Bissell
Brig. Gen. Robert D. Burke
Brig. Gen. Edward J. Chrystal, Jr.
Brig. Gen. Damian T. Donahoe
Brig. Gen. Ralph F. Hedenberg
Brig. Gen. John E. Hoefert
Brig. Gen. Russell D. Johnson
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Jones
Brig. Gen. John T. Kelly
Brig. Gen. Eric K. Little
Brig. Gen. Jerry H. Martin
Brig. Gen. Joane K. Mathews
Brig. Gen. Mark D. McCormack
Brig. Gen. Reginald G. A. Neal
Brig. Gen. Shawn M. O'Brien
Brig. Gen. David F. O'Donahue
Brig. Gen. Stephen B. Owens
Brig. Gen. Stephen M. Radulski
Brig. Gen. John M. Rhodes
Brig. Gen. Frank M. Rice
Brig. Gen. James W. Ring
Brig. Gen. Michelle M. Rose
Brig. Gen. John W. Rueger
Brig. Gen. Randall V. Simmons, Jr.
Brig. Gen. Carlton G. Smith
Brig. Gen. Steven E. Stivers
Brig. Gen. Timothy N. Thombleson
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey P. Van
Brig. Gen. Clint E. Walker
Brig. Gen. Michael D. Wickman
Brig. Gen. William L. Zana

Executive Calendar #789 – Capt. Trent R. Demoss to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Executive Calendar #790 – Maj. Gen. Tony D. Bauernfeind to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #791 – The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Andrew W. Batten
Col. John W. Bozicevic
Col. Lonnie J. Branum, Jr.
Col. Robert H. Bumgardner
Col. Tobin R. Clifton
Col. Timothy A. Coakley
Col. Brett P. Conaway
Col. Christopher R. Cronin
Col. Charlene C. Dalto
Col. Daniel A. Degelow
Col. Wayne W. Don
Col. Rodrigo R. Gonzalez, III
Col. David L. Hall
Col. Jeffrey S. Heasley
Col. Murray E. Holt, II
Col. Lisa J. Hou
Col. Todd H. Hubbard
Col. Michael J. Hunt
Col. David L. Kauffman
Col. Kevin R. Kick
Col. Sean A. Klahn
Col. Elmon R. Krupnik
Col. Nathan F. Lord
Col. John P. Maier
Col. Eric D. Maxon
Col. Laura A. McHugh
Col. Erin K. McMahon
Col. Paul L. Minor
Col. Peter V. Mondelli
Col. Thomas E. Moore, II
Col. Charles W. Morrison
Col. Michaelle M. Munger
Col. Ronald M. Neely
Col. John C. Nipp
Col. Lance A. Okamura
Col. Justin W. Osberg
Col. James M. Pabis
Col. Robert F. Paoletti
Col. Patrick T. Pardy
Col. Kent M. Porter
Col. David K. Pritchett
Col. Daniel L. Pulvermacher
Col. Joseph D. Reale
Col. Ryan J. Robinson
Col. Bren D. Rogers
Col. Ricardo R. Roig
Col. Dana P. Sanders-Udo
Col. Shawn R. Satterfield
Col. William P. Scott, Jr.
Col. Isabel R. Smith
Col. Monie R. Ulis
Col. John M. Wallace
Col. Mark B. Young

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Navy, and Space Force.