October 7, 2021 10:27 AM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #340, Sarah A.L. Merriam, of Connecticut, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut; invoked: 53-47.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #340, Sarah A.L. Merriam, of Connecticut, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut; confirmed: 54-46.

 

Legislative Business

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

·       S.4 – John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021

 

Adopted by voice vote S.Res.409 – designating the week beginning October 17, 2021, as “National Character Counts Week”.

 

Passed H.R.3981: Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

·       Executive Calendar #188, Gwen Graham, of Florida, to be Assistant Secretary for Legislation and Congressional Affairs

·       Executive Calendar #255, Roberto Josue Rodriguez, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development

·       Executive Calendar #256, Elizabeth Merrill Brown, of Maryland, to be General Counsel