August 13, 2020 03:01 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, August 13, 2020

No Roll Call Votes

 

Legislative Business

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

1. H.R.3, Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act

2. H.R.51, Washington, D.C. Admission Act

3. H.R.1425, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act

 

Executive Business

By voice vote, the Senate confirmed the following nominations:

 

FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICES

Executive Calendar #704 – Richard Giacolone, to be Federal Mediation and Conciliation Director

 

THE JUDICIARY

Executive Calendar #817 - Alina I. Marshall, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years.

Executive Calendar #818 - Christian N. Weiler, of Louisiana, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years.

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #819 - Michael N. Nemelka, of Utah, to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (Investment, Services, Labor, Environment, Africa, China, and the Western Hemisphere), with the rank of Ambassador.