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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur with Schumer amendment #5135 (re: CHIPS+) with respect to the Message accompany H.R.4346; invoked: 64-32.

2.      Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to the House Message to accompany H.R.4346; waived: 63-32.


Legislative Business

Adopted the following resolutions, en bloc:

·         S.Res.720 – American Grown Flower and Foliage Month

·         S.Res.721 – Landsat satellites

·         S.Res.722 – Blueberry Month

·         S.Res.723 – Whistleblower Appreciation


Adopted Calendar #418, S.Res.394 – Radio Free Asia.


Reached an agreement that when the Senate receives a message from the House that it has passed H.R.1842, and if the text of that bill is identical to S.697, that the bill be considered read three times and the Senate vote on passage of the bill without intervening action or debate (Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Commemorative Coin 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 WRDA; 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

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.