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Wrap Up for Monday, March 1, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #16, Miguel A. Cardona, of Connecticut, to be Secretary of Education; confirmed: 64-33.

2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #8, Gina Marie Raimondo, of Rhode Island, to be Secretary of Commerce; invoked: 84-15.


Legislative Business

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.78, notifying the President of the United States of the election of the Secretary of the Senate.

S.Res.79, notifying the House of Representatives of the election of the Secretary of the Senate.

S.Res.82, honoring the life and legacy of John Robert Lewis and commending John Robert Lewis for his towering achievements in the nonviolent struggle for civil rights. 

S.Res.83, expressing support for the designation of February 20 through February 27, 2021, as ‘‘National FFA Week’’, recognizing the important role of the National FFA Organization in developing the next generation of leaders who will change the world, and celebrating 50 years of National FFA Organization Alumni and Supporters.


Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following measures on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

S.461, creating a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.

S.J.Res.9, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices.


No further Executive Business