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.
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)
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