The Floor

Today is September 19, 2019

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, September 23, 2019.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 04:28 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, September 23, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #417, Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the McGuire nomination.

 

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

1.       Executive Calendar #176, Joseph Cella, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to Fiji and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu.

2.       Executive Calendar #367, Daniel Jorjani, of Kentucky, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior.

3.       Executive Calendar #292, of North Dakota, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for a term expiring January 19, 2025.

 

In addition to nominations, next week we expect to consider the motions to instruct re: NDAA,

the Emergency Designation Termination, and the Continuing Resolution.

 

Monday September 23rd at 5:30pm - 1 roll call vote expected:

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #417 Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 04:28 PM

No Roll Call Votes

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.205: expressing gratitude of the Senate for the people who operate or support diaper banks and diaper distribution programs in their local communities.

 

Passed by voice vote H.R.1058: to reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act relating to autism.

 

Adopted S.Res.319: National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.

 

Adopted S.Res.320: National Forensic Science Week.

 

Adopted S.Res.321: National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

-          H.R.2486: Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act

-          H.R.4378: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019

 

Agreement on S.1790, NDAA: It will be in order for the following motions to instruct, which are at the desk, to be considered at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, but prior to September 26th, in the form of Senate resolutions, taken up and considered on the same day with no amendments in order.

-          Van Hollen (Russia)

-          Cotton (Huawei)

-          Jones (Widows Tax)

-          Schatz (FMLA)

-          Peters (PFAS)

-          McSally (Backfill)

-          McConnell or designee (FMLA)

 

 

No additional Executive Business

 

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 07:16 PM

6:16pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the compound motion to go to conference on S.1790, NDAA.


Invoked: 87-7.

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Wrap Up for Thursday, September 19, 2019 Wrap Up

Thursday, September 19, 2019 04:28 PM

No Roll Call Votes

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.205: expressing gratitude of the Senate for the people who operate or support diaper banks and diaper distribution programs in their local communities.

 

Passed by voice vote H.R.1058: to reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act relating to autism.

 

Adopted S.Res.319: National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.

 

Adopted S.Res.320: National Forensic Science Week.

 

Adopted S.Res.321: National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

-          H.R.2486: Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act

-          H.R.4378: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019

 

Agreement on S.1790, NDAA: It will be in order for the following motions to instruct, which are at the desk, to be considered at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, but prior to September 26th, in the form of Senate resolutions, taken up and considered on the same day with no amendments in order.

-          Van Hollen (Russia)

-          Cotton (Huawei)

-          Jones (Widows Tax)

-          Schatz (FMLA)

-          Peters (PFAS)

-          McSally (Backfill)

-          McConnell or designee (FMLA)

 

 

No additional Executive Business

 

Schedule for Monday, September 23, 2019 Senate Schedule

Thursday, September 19, 2019 04:28 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, September 23, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #417, Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the McGuire nomination.

 

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

1.       Executive Calendar #176, Joseph Cella, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to Fiji and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu.

2.       Executive Calendar #367, Daniel Jorjani, of Kentucky, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior.

3.       Executive Calendar #292, of North Dakota, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for a term expiring January 19, 2025.

 

In addition to nominations, next week we expect to consider the motions to instruct re: NDAA,

the Emergency Designation Termination, and the Continuing Resolution.

 

Monday September 23rd at 5:30pm - 1 roll call vote expected:

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #417 Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury

Wrap Up for Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Wrap Up

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 07:18 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #223, Robert Destro, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; confirmed: 49-44.

2.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #419, Brent McIntosh, of Michigan, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury; invoked: 54-38.

3.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #418, Brian Callanan, of New Jersey, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury; invoked: 55-39.

4.       Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2740: Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020; not invoked: 51-44.

5.       Motion to invoke cloture on the compound motion to go to conference on S.1790, NDAA; invoked: 87-7.

 

Legislative Business

By voice vote, the Senate adopted the compound motion to go to conference on S.1790, NDAA.

 

Agreement on S.1790, NDAA: It will be in order for the following motions to instruct, which are at the desk, to be considered at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, but prior to September 26th, in the form of Senate resolutions, taken up and considered on the same day with no amendments in order.

 

-          Van Hollen (Russia)

-          Cotton (Huawei)

-          Jones (Widows Tax)

-          Schatz (FMLA)

-          Peters (PFAS)

-          McSally (Backfill)

-          McConnell or designee (FMLA)

 

The following Senators were appointed as conferees with respect to S.1790:

INHOFE, WICKER, FISCHER, COTTON, ROUNDS, ERNST, PERDUE, SCOTT OF FLORIDA, BLACKBURN, REED, SHAHEEN, BLUMENTHAL, HIRONO, KAINE, KING, HEINRICH, WARREN, PETERS, MANCHIN, DUCKWORTH, AND JONES.

 

 

No additional Executive Business

Schedule for Thursday, September 19, 2019 Senate Schedule

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 07:17 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #417, Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury.

 

During Wednesday’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the McGuire nomination.  We expect to reach an agreement to set the cloture vote for 12:00 noon on Thursday, and that if cloture is invoked, the confirmation vote occur at 1:45pm on Thursday.

 

Thursday September 19 at 12:00pm - 1 roll call vote expected:

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #417 Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury

 

Thursday September 19 at 1:45pm – 1 roll call vote expected (if cloture is invoked):

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #417 Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury

 

Roll call vote on cloture on the compound motion to go to conference on S.1790, NDAA Votes

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 07:16 PM

6:16pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the compound motion to go to conference on S.1790, NDAA.


Invoked: 87-7.

Roll call vote on cloture on the MTP to H.R.2740, Appropriations. Votes

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 03:35 PM

2:47pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2740: Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020.


Not invoked: 51-44.

Roll call vote on confirmation of the Destro nomination (State) Votes

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:49 AM

11:08am the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #223, Robert Destro, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.


Confirmed: 49-44.

Roll call vote on confirmation of the Callanan nomination (Counsel for Treasury) Votes

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:50 AM

12:15pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #418, Brian Callanan, of New Jersey, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury.


Confirmed: 55-39.

Roll call vote on confirmation of the McIntosh nomination (Treasury) Votes

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:16 AM

11:47am the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #419, Brent McIntosh, of Michigan, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury.


Confirmed: 54-38.

Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Wrap Up

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:19 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #399, John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates; confirmed: 63-30.

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #288, Kenneth Howery, of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden; invoked: 63-29.

3.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #288, Kenneth Howery, of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden; confirmed: 62-32.

4.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #223, Robert Destro, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; invoked: 49-44.

5.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #419, Brent McIntosh, of Michigan, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury; invoked: 54-40.

6.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #418, Brian Callanan, of New Jersey, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury; invoked: 55-37.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.314: honoring the centennial of the Aerospace Industries Association.

 

No additional Executive Business

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