June 10, 2021 04:16 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, June 10, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #131, Zahid N. Quraishi, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey; invoked: 83-16.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #129, Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be US Circuit Judge for the DC Circuit; invoked: 52-46.

3.      Confirmation of Zahid N. Quraishi, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey; confirmed: 81-16.

 

Legislative Business

Passed S.1511 with Grassley amendment: Protecting America’s First Responders Act of 2021.

 

Passed H.J.Res.27: providing for the appointment of Barbara Barrett as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

 

Adopted S.Res.254: expressing support for the designation of May 2021 as “Mental Health Awareness Month”.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Executive Calendar #118 - Leslie B. Kiernan, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Executive Calendar #125 - Adrianne Todman, of the Virgin Islands, to be Dep. Sec. of Housing and Urban Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Executive Calendar #126 - Nuria I. Fernandez, of California, to be Federal Transit Administrator