November 16, 2021 06:52 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #401 Graham Scott Steele, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury; confirmed: 53-43.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #345 Robert Farrell Bonnie, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm Production and Conservation; invoked: 75-20.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #345 Robert Farrell Bonnie, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm Production and Conservation; confirmed: 76-19.

4.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #491, Jonathan Kanter, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General; confirmed: 68-29.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.449 – designating November 2021 as “National College Application Month”.

 

Adopted S.Res.451 – honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Max Cleland.

 

Adopted S.Res.452 – recognizing November 2021 as “National Homeless Children and Youth Awareness Month”.

 

Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following bill on the Legislative Calendar of Business: S.3206, to repeal the provisions of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that impose new information reporting requirements with respect to digital asset transfers. (Cruz)

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

 

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Executive Calendar #466, Nancy A. Hann, to be Rear Admiral

 

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

Executive Calendar #509, Willie L. Phillips, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2026

 

CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION

Executive Calendar #358, Richard Trumka, Jr., of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of seven years from October 27, 2021