May 5, 2022 05:55 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 5, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #887, Kathryn Huff, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy; confirmed: 80-11.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.601 – celebrating the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day.

 

Adopted S.Res.617 – National Teacher Appreciation Week.

 

Adopted S.Res.618 – recognizing April 30, 2022, as “El Día Del Niños – Celebrating Young Americans.

 

Adopted S.Res.619 – Public Service Recognition Week.

 

Adopted S.Res.620 – National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.

 

Adopted S.Res.621 – honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Orrin G. Hatch.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

1.      Executive Calendar #897 - Marc B. Nathanson, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Norway

2.      Executive Calendar #898 - John N. Nkengasong, of Georgia, to be Ambassador at Large, Coordinator of United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally

3.      Executive Calendar #899 - Caroline Kennedy, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Commonwealth of Australia

4.      Executive Calendar #900 - MaryKay Loss Carlson, of Arkansas, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Philippines

5.      Executive Calendar #901 - Philip S. Goldberg, of the District of Columbia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Ambassador, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Korea

 

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