Wrap Up for Thursday, August 13, 2020
No Roll Call Votes
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
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
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.