December 15, 2021 10:01 AM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #576, Samantha D. Elliott, of New Hampshire, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Hampshire; invoked: 59-40.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.1605, vehicle for NDAA; invoked 86-13.

3.      Motion to proceed to S.J.Res.33, to raise the debt limit by $2.5T; agreed to: 50-49.

4.      Passage of S.J.Res.33, to raise the debt limit by $2.5T; passed: 50-49.

 

Legislative Business

Passed H.R.5746 with Cantwell amendment – NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act.

 

Passed Calendar #127, S.1543 – STANDUP Act.

 

Passed Calendar #177, S.1097 – Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act.

 

Adopted S.Res.479 – American Diabetes Month.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

·         Executive Calendar #497 - Nickolas Guertin, of Virginia, to be Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, Department of Defense

·         Executive Calendar #597 - John Bradley Sherman, of Texas, to be Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense

·         Executive Calendar #598 - Carrie Frances Ricci, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Department of the Army

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

·         Executive Calendar #606 – Dawn N. Ison, of Michigan, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan

ARMY

·         Executive Calendar #600 - Brig. Gen. William J. Prendergast, IV to be Major General

·         Executive Calendar #601 - Col. Jackie L. Thompson, Jr. to be Brigadier General

SPACE FORCE

·         Executive Calendar #602 - Col. Timothy A. Sejba to be Brigadier General

ARMY

·         Executive Calendar #603 - Brig. Gen. Roger D. Lyles to be Major General

MARINE CORPS

·         Executive Calendar #604 – to be Major General:

o   Brig. Gen. James H. Adams, III

o   Brig. Gen. Eric E. Austin

o   Brig. Gen. Michael J. Borgschulte

o   Brig. Gen. William J. Bowers

o   Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Liszewski

o   Brig. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow

o   Brig. Gen. Sean M. Salene

o   Brig. Gen. Roberta L. Shea

o   Brig. Gen. Benjamin T. Watson

o   Brig. Gen. Christian F. Wortman

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

·         Executive Calendar #402 - Thea D. Rozman Kendler, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

·         Executive Calendar #587 - Alanna McCargo, of Virginia, to be President, Government National Mortgage Association

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Space Force.