June 23, 2021 02:02 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #149, Christopher Charles Fonzone, of Pennsylvania, to be General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; confirmed: 55-45.

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #107, Kiran Arjandas Ahuja, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management; invoked: 51-50, with the vice president voting in the affirmative.

3.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #107, Kiran Arjandas Ahuja, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management; confirmed: 51-50, with the vice president voting in the affirmative.

4.       Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #77, S.2093, For the People Act; not invoked: 50-50.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.282: recognizing July 1, 2021, as the 100th anniversary of the Government Accountability Office and commending the service of the Government Accountability Office to Congress and the United States.

 

Passed S.2184: a bill to amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to institute a trading prohibition for the certain issuers that retain public accounting firms that have not been subject to inspection by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and for other purposes.

 

The Senate reached the following agreement in relation to S.1251, Growing Climate Solutions Act:

That at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader following consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate proceed to the immediate consideration of Calendar #74, S.1251; that the only amendments in order be the following: Lee #2119; that there be 2 hours for debate equally divided on the bill; that upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate vote on the Lee amendment followed by a vote on passage of the bill, as amended, if amended.

 

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #115, Ali Nouri, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy.