March 30, 2022 10:58 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to discharge Alvaro M. Bedoya, of Maryland, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner, from the Commerce Committee; agreed to: 50-50, with the Vice President in the affirmative.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #672 Judith DelZoppo Pryor, of Ohio, to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; invoked: 69-31.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #672 Judith DelZoppo Pryor, of Ohio, to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; confirmed: 69-30.

4.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #764 January Contreras, of Arizona, to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services; invoked: 54-45.

5.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #764 January Contreras, of Arizona, to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services; confirmed: 54-44.

6.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #667 David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor; not invoked: 47-53.

7.      Motion to invoke cloture Executive Calendar #718 Susan Tsui Grundmann, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority; invoked: 51-47.

8.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #717 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board; invoked: 50-48.

9.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #716 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board; invoked: 49-48.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.570 – National Native Plant Month.

 

Adopted S.Res.571 – DVT and Pulmonary Embolism Awareness Month.

 

Passed S.3969 – Protection and Advocacy for Voting Access Program Inclusion Act.

 

Passed Calendar #314, S.Res.547 – Greek Independence.

 

Passed Calendar #274, S.442 – BRIGHT Act.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #845 - Deborah E. Lipstadt, of Georgia, to be Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat AntiSemitism, with the rank of Ambassador

 

NAVY

·         Executive Calendar #820 - Rear Adm. (lh) Paul J. Schlise to be Rear Admiral

 

ARMY

·         Executive Calendar #821 - Maj. Gen. Maria B. Barrett to be Lieutenant General

·         Executive Calendar #822 - Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Tickner to be Major General

·         Executive Calendar #823 – to be Major General:

o   Brig. Gen. Tina B. Boyd

o   Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Edwards, II

o   Brig. Gen. Jeffrey W. Jurasek

o   to be Brigadier General:

o   Col. Stephen P. Case

o   Col. Richard W. Corner, II

o   Col. Kent J. Lightner

o   Col. Todd W. Traver

 

NAVY

·         Executive Calendar #824 - Capt. Jeffrey J. Kilian to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

·         Executive Calendar #825 - Capt. Carey H. Cash to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

·         Executive Calendar #826 - Capt. George E. Bresnihan – to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

·         Executive Calendar #827 - to be Rear Admiral (lower half):

o   Capt. Matthew Case

o   Capt. Guido F. Valdes

·         Executive Calendar #828 - Capt. Tracy L. Hines to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

·         Executive Calendar #829 – Capt. Ryan M. Perry to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

·         Executive Calendar #830 - to be Rear Admiral (lower half):

o   Capt. John E. Dougherty, IV

o   Capt. Keith A. Hash

o   Capt. Jonathan E. Rucker

o   Capt. Douglas L. Williams

 

ARMY

·         Executive Calendar #831 - Maj. Gen. Douglas F. Stitt to be Lieutenant General

 

AIR FORCE

·         Executive Calendar #832 - to be Brigadier General:

o   Col. Margaret H. Blais

o   Col. Bruce A. Cowan

o   Col. Brian C. Elbert

o   Col. Gregory Krane

o   Col. Charles W. Nichols, Jr.

o   Col. Mathew C. Wenthe

 

NAVY

·         Executive Calendar #833 – Capt. Michael L. Baker to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

·         Executive Calendar #834 – Rear Adm. (lh) Gregory N. Todd to be Rear Admiral

·         Executive Calendar #835 - to be Rear Admiral:

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Jeffrey T. Anderson

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Anthony C. Carullo

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr.

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Craig A. Clapperton

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Christopher M. Engdahl

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Robert M. Gaucher

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Carl A. Lahti

o   Rear Adm. (lh) John V. Menoni

o   Rear Adm. (lh) William P. Pennington

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Curt A. Renshaw

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Scott F. Robertson

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Milton J. Sands, III

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Christopher J. Sweeney

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Douglas C. Verissimo

·         Executive Calendar #836 - Rear Adm. (lh) John S. Lemmon to be Rear Admiral

·         Executive Calendar #837 - to be Rear Admiral:

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Nicholas M. Homan

o   Rear Adm. (lh) Michael J. Vernazza

·         Executive Calendar #838 - Rear Adm. (lh) Thomas J. Moreau to be Rear Admiral

 

ARMY

·         Executive Calendar #839 - Lt. Gen. James J. Mingus to be Lieutenant General

·         Executive Calendar #840 - Col. Stephen R. Smith – to be Brigadier General

 

NAVY

·         Executive Calendar #841 - to be Rear Admiral (lower half):

o   Capt. Luke A. Frost

o   Capt. Mark B. Sucato

 

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

 

The votes on confirmation of the following nominations will occur at times to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader:

1.      Executive Calendar #718 Susan Tsui Grundmann, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority

2.      Executive Calendar #717 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board

3.      Executive Calendar #716 Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board