July 21, 2022 04:24 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, July 21, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1051, Reuben E. Brigety II, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of South Africa; confirmed: 55-40.

2.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #902, Shereef M. Elnahal, of New Jersey, to be Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs; confirmed: 66-32.

 

Legislative Business

By voice vote, passed H.R.8351 FORMULA Act

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

Calendar #411, S. Res. 568, IPCA Month

Calendar #412, S. Res. 589, Women of Ukraine

 

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.8404, Respect for Marriage Act.

 

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, following consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #399, H.R. 7776; the Carper-Capito-Cardin-Cramer substitute #5140 be considered and agreed to; that there be up to 1 hour for debate, equally divided in the usual form; that upon the use or yielding back of time, if a Budget point of order is made and a motion to waive made, the Senate vote on the motion to waive; and if the point of order is waived, the bill, as amended, be considered read a third time and the Senate vote on passage of the bill with 60-affirmative votes required for passage.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Exec. Cal. #1045 - Leslie N. Bluhm, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2023

Exec. Cal. #1046 - Lisette Nieves, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2022

Exec. Cal. #1047 - Lisette Nieves, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2027

 

NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Exec. Cal. #1049 - Deborah R. Coen, of Connecticut, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2028

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Exec. Cal. #1057 - Enix Smith III, of Louisiana, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Louisiana for the term of four years

Exec. Cal. #1058 - Adair Ford Boroughs, of South Carolina, to be United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina for the term of four years

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Foreign Service.

 

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

2.      Executive Calendar #922, Constance J. Milstein, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Malta.