April 26, 2022 06:58 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #808 Lael Brainard, of the District of Columbia, to be Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; confirmed: 52-43.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #844 Lisa DeNell Cook, of Michigan, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; not invoked: 47-51.

 

Legislative Business

Passed S.4089 – Veterans Rapid Restraining Assistance Program Restoration and Recovery Act.

 

Adopted S.Res.585 – honoring the life, achievements, and legacy of the Honorable Madeleine K. Albright.

 

Adopted S.Res.595 – designating the week of April 18 through April 24, 2022, as “National Osteopathic Medicine Week”.

 

Agreed to H.Con.Res.74 – use of the Capitol grounds.

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.4088, To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from lessening the stringency of, and to prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from ceasing or lessening implementation of, the COVID–19 border health provisions through the end of the COVID–19 pandemic, and for other purposes (Cruz).

 

Executive Business

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

 

By unanimous consent, the cloture motion with respect to Executive Calendar #670 Lisa M. Gomez, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor, was withdrawn.