May 12, 2022 03:13 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to discharge from the Judiciary Committee the nomination of Charlotte Sweeney, of Colorado, to be US District Judge for the District of Colorado; agreed to: 51-49.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #848 Alvaro M. Bedoya, of Maryland, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner; invoked: 50-50, with VP in affirmative.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #848 Alvaro M. Bedoya, of Maryland, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner; confirmed: 50-50, with VP in affirmative.

4.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #362, S.4132, Women’s Health Protection Act; not invoked: 49-51.

5.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #865 Julia Ruth Gordon, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; invoked: 50-50, with VP in affirmative.

6.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #865 Julia Ruth Gordon, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; confirmed: 50-50, with VP in affirmative.

7.      Executive Calendar #809 - Philip Nathan Jefferson, of North Carolina, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of fourteen years from February 1, 2022; confirmed: 91-7.

 

 

Legislative Business

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.630 - National Small Business Week

Cal.#29, S.Res.122 – US Alliances

Cal.#316, S.Res.427 – Cambodia

Cal.#322, S.Res.473 – South Sudan

Cal.#339, S.Res.456 – Gambia w/Durbin amdts

 

Agreed to Cal.#324, S.Con.Res.20 – Sudan

 

Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following bills on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

1. S.4190, Independent and Objective Oversight of Ukrainian Assistance Act (Kennedy)

2. S.4191, Defund the Ministry of Truth Act of 2022 (Paul)

3. H.R.7691, Ukraine supplemental appropriations

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

COAST GUARD

Exec. Cal. #909 – Michael H. Day to be Rear Admiral

Exec. Cal. #910 – Rear Adm. Peter W. Gautier to be Vice Admiral

Exec. Cal. #911 – Vice Adm. Steven D. Poulin to be Admiral

Exec. Cal. #912 – Adm. Linda L. Fagan to be Admiral

Exec. Cal. #913 – Rear Adm. Kevin E. Lunday to be Vice Admiral

Exec. Cal. #914 – Rear Adm. Andrew J. Tiongson to be Vice Admiral

 

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

4. Executive Calendar #777 Christopher Joseph Lowman, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense