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Wrap Up for Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #783 James C. O'Brien, of Nebraska, to be Head of the Office of Sanctions Coordination, with the rank of Ambassador; confirmed: 71-26.


Legislative Business

Passed S.3522 – Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022.


Passed Calendar #295, S.270 with Coons amendment – Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site Expansion.


Passed H.R.3113 – MAPLand Act.


Concurred in the House amendment to S.400 – “William T. Coleman, Jr., Federal Building”.


Passed Calendar #272, S.2991 with Peters amendment – Countering Human Trafficking Act.


Adopted S.Res.578 - commending and congratulating the University of Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball team for winning the 2022 National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball National Championship.


Adopted S.Res.579 - recognizing the 100th anniversary of Big Bertha, one of the largest bass drums in use by a university in the United States and located at The University of Texas at Austin.


Adopted S.Res.580 - recognizing the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Purdue “All-American” Marching Band’s World’s Largest Drum.


Adopted S.Res.581 - supporting the designation of the week of April 24 through April 30, 2022, as ‘‘National Crime Victims’ Rights Week’’.


Adopted S.Res.582 - designating the week of April 16 through April 24, 2022, as ‘‘National Park Week’’.


Adopted S.Res.583 - supporting the goals and ideals of National Safe Digging Month.


Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.4008 – Small Business COVID Relief Act of 2022.


Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.4022 – To codify in statute the CDC title 42 expulsion order, which suspends the right for certain aliens to enter the United States along United States land borders, until February 1, 2025.


Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:


Executive Calendar #810 - Glen S. Fukushima, of California, to be a Director of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation for a term expiring December 31, 2024



Executive Calendar #852 - Krista Anne Boyd, of Florida, to be Inspector General, Office of Personnel Management



Executive Calendar #862 - Marvin L. Adams, of Texas, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration


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