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Today is November 20, 2019

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 06:24 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture.

 

At 11:30am, all post-cloture time will be considered expired, and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Lagoa nomination. Upon disposition of the Lagoa nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.

 

The confirmation vote on the Zuckerman nomination is expected during the afternoon.

 

The Senate will also consider the continuing resolution before the end of the week.

 

Wednesday, November 20th at 11:30am – 2 roll call votes:

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 06:24 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; confirmed: 64-31.

2.    Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; invoked: 80-15.

 

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #238, S.1838, with Rubio substitute amendment: Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.

 

Passed S.2710, with Merkley amendments: to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force.

 

Passed H.R.4258: Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act of 2019.

 

Adopted S.Res.430: Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Day.

 

Adopted S.Res.431: supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month.

 

Adopted S.Res.432: National College Application Month.

 

Adopted S.Res.433: Blue Star Mother’s Day.

 

Adopted S.Res.434: honoring the life of Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti.

 

No additional Executive Business

 

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 03:14 PM

2:47pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

Invoked: 80-15.

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Wrap Up

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 06:24 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; confirmed: 64-31.

2.    Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; invoked: 80-15.

 

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #238, S.1838, with Rubio substitute amendment: Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.

 

Passed S.2710, with Merkley amendments: to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force.

 

Passed H.R.4258: Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act of 2019.

 

Adopted S.Res.430: Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Day.

 

Adopted S.Res.431: supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month.

 

Adopted S.Res.432: National College Application Month.

 

Adopted S.Res.433: Blue Star Mother’s Day.

 

Adopted S.Res.434: honoring the life of Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti.

 

No additional Executive Business

 

Schedule for Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Senate Schedule

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 06:24 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture.

 

At 11:30am, all post-cloture time will be considered expired, and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Lagoa nomination. Upon disposition of the Lagoa nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.

 

The confirmation vote on the Zuckerman nomination is expected during the afternoon.

 

The Senate will also consider the continuing resolution before the end of the week.

 

Wednesday, November 20th at 11:30am – 2 roll call votes:

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.

Roll call vote on cloture on the Lagoa nomination (11th Circuit) Votes

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 03:14 PM

2:47pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

Invoked: 80-15.

Roll call vote on confirmation of the Luck nomination (11th Circuit) Votes

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 02:53 PM

2:15pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

Confirmed: 64-31.

Wrap Up for Monday, November 18, 2019 Wrap Up

Monday, November 18, 2019 06:29 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; invoked: 60-31.

 

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #252, S.2071, a bill to repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Indians.

 

Adopted S.Res.428, authorizing the taking of pictures and filming in the Chamber of the Senate for use by the Capitol Visitor Center.

 

No additional Executive Business

Schedule for Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Senate Schedule

Monday, November 18, 2019 06:29 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture.

 

The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

 

At 2:15pm, all post-cloture time will be considered expired, and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Luck nomination. Upon disposition of the Luck nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

 

As a reminder, cloture has also been filed on Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.

Roll call vote on cloture on the Luck nomination (Eleventh Circuit Judge) Votes

Monday, November 18, 2019 06:23 PM

5:31pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

Invoked: 60-31.

Wrap Up for Thursday, November 14, 2019 Wrap Up

Thursday, November 14, 2019 04:02 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #486, Steven J. Menashi, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; confirmed: 51-41.

 

Legislative Business

Agreed to H.Con.Res.72, enrollment correction for H.R.2423, Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

 

Passed Calendar #223, S.2099, White Horse Hill National Game Preserve Designation Act

 

Passed H.R.3889, ONDCP Technical Corrections Act of 2019

 

Adopted S.Res.393, recognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak and the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of the United States.

 

Adopted S.Res.415, expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp series honoring women veterans of the Armed Forces and that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp series be issued.

 

Adopted S.Res.422, recognizing November 15, 2019, as “America Recycles Day” and expressing the sense of the Senate that recycling promotes a healthy economy and responsible environmental stewardship.

 

Adopted S.Res.423, recognizing November 2019 as “National Homeless Children and Youth Awareness Month”.

 

Adopted S.Res.424, recognizing the 100th Anniversary of the Colorado Farm Bureau Federation and celebrating the long history of the Colorado Farm Bureau Federation representing the farmer and ranchers of Colorado.

 

Adopted S.Res.425, designating October 2019 as “National Down Syndrome Awareness Month” and supporting the goals and ideals of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

 

No additional Executive Business

Schedule for Monday, November 18, 2019 Senate Schedule

Thursday, November 14, 2019 04:02 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, November 18, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

 

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on cloture on the Luck nomination.

 

During Thursday’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:

1.       Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

2.       Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

3.       Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.

 

Monday, November 18th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #487, Robert J. Luck, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

Roll call vote on confirmation of the Menashi nomination (2nd Circuit) Votes

Thursday, November 14, 2019 02:23 PM

1:43pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #486, Steven J. Menashi, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.

Confirmed: 51-41.

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