June 15, 2021 05:43 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 15, 2021


Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #119, Lina M. Khan, of New York, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner; confirmed: 69-28.

 

Legislative Business

Passed S.475, to designate Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday.

 

Adopted S.Res.269, designating June 19, 2021, as ‘‘Juneteenth Independence Day’’ in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States.

 

Executive Business

By unanimous consent, the cloture motion with respect to Executive Calendar #107, Kiran Arjandas Ahuja, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management was withdrawn.