November 18, 2020 06:50 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Roll Call Votes

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #566, Stephen A. Vaden, of Tennessee, to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade; invoked: 49-44.

2.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #566, Stephen A. Vaden, of Tennessee, to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade; confirmed: 49-43.

3.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #894, Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; invoked: 49-43.

4.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #894, Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; 49-41.

 

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #418, S.512, Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2019

 

Passed Calendar #580, S.2904, IOGAN Act

 

Passed the following Postal naming bills:

Calendar #441, S.2847

Calendar #443, S.3257

Calendar #445, H.R.1833

Calendar #446, H.R.3207

Calendar #447, H.R.3317

Calendar #448, H.R.3329

Calendar #449, H.R.4794

Calendar #450, H.R.4981

Calendar #451, H.R.5037

Calendar #494, S.3461

Calendar #495, S.3462

Calendar #496, S.3839

Calendar #497, S.4126

Calendar #532, H.R.4734

Calendar #534, H.R.5384

 

Adopted S.Res.779, Native American Heritage Month

 

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

 

Executive Calendar #369, Michelle A Schultz, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board

Executive Calendar #856, Robert E. Primus, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board

 

COAST GUARD

Executive Calendar #908, the following to be Rear Admiral:

Brendan C. McPherson

Douglas M. Schofield

Andrew M. Sugimoto

Richard V. Timme

Todd C. Wiemers

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Coast Guard.

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #801, Lisa S. Kenna, of Vermont, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Peru.

Executive Calendar #877, Thomas Laszlo Vajda, of Arizona, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Union of Burma.

Executive Calendar #879, Melanie Harris Higgins, of Georgia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Burundi.

Executive Calendar #880, Jeanne Marie Maloney, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class

of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Eswatini.

Executive Calendar #882, James Broward Story, of South Carolina, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Executive Calendar #884, Michael A. McCarthy, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Liberia.

 

FOREIGN SERVICE

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