October 7, 2021 09:37 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, October 7, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to discharge Catherine Elizabeth Lhamon, of California, to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education, from the HELP Committee; agreed to: 50-49.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment with amendment #3847 (debt ceiling increase) with respect to S.1301; invoked: 61-38.

3.      Motion to concur in the House amendment with amendment #3847 (debt ceiling increase) with respect to S.1301; agreed to: 50-48.

4.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #259, Gustavo A. Gelpi, of Puerto Rico, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit; invoked: 54-39.

 

Legislative Business

Passed S.544, Buddy Check Week 

Passed S.796, Protecting Moms Who Served Act w/Tester sub amdt

 

Passed the following naming bills:

S.233 - Donna M. Doss Border Patrol Station

S.2205 - NC Courthouse Naming

S.1226 - PA Courthouse Naming

S.2126 - Louisa Swain Federal Office Building

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.372 - National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week

S.Res.400 - National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

S.Res.411 - National Energy Efficiency Day

S.Res.412 - Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Cell Day

S.Res.413 - Community Policing Week

S.Res.414 - World Food Day

S.Res.415 - National Wildlife Refuge Week

S.Res.416 - National Chemistry Week

 

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Executive Calendar #346 - Xochitl Torres Small, of New Mexico, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development

 

CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION

Executive Calendar #356 - Alexander Hoehn-Saric, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

Executive Calendar #357 - Alexander Hoehn-Saric, of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of seven years from October 27, 2020