The Floor

Today is June 26, 2022

The Senate is in session.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:49 PM

The Senate stands adjourned for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

 

Friday, June 24th at 10:30am

Tuesday, June 28th at 3:30pm

Friday, July 1st at 8:30am

Tuesday, July 5th at 6:25am

Thursday, July 7th at 10:00am

 

When the Senate adjourns on July 7th it will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, July 11, 2022.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #599 Ashish S. Vazirani, of Maryland, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

 

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Vazirani nomination.

 

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

1. Executive Calendar #599 Ashish S. Vazirani, of Maryland, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

2. Executive Calendar #1037 Steven M. Dettelbach, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

3. Executive Calendar #975 Michael S. Barr, of Michigan, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for the unexpired term of fourteen years from February 1, 2018.

4. Executive Calendar #976 Michael S. Barr, of Michigan, to be Vice Chairman for Supervision of the Board of

Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four years.

 

Monday, July 11th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #599 Ashish S. Vazirani, of Maryland, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:49 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to discharge the nomination of Jessica G. L. Clarke, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; agreed to: 50-49.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099; invoked: 65-34.

3.      Cruz motion to table Schumer amendment #5133; not agreed to: 39-58.

4.      Motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099 (Bipartisan Safer Communities Act); agreed to: 65-33.

 

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #372, S.4261 FORMULA Act, w/Lee substitute amdt

Agreed to the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2089 with amendment #5133 (Child Nutrition).

Passed S.3157 Bridging the Gap for New Americans

Passed Calendar #369, S.3846 - To reauthorize the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.668, Women Veterans Appreciation Day

S.Res.676, National Pell Grant Day VV

S.Res.699, UMD Lacrosse

S.Res.700, OK Sooners Softball

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Exec. Cal #1036 - Phillip A. Talbert, of California, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California for the term of four years

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #998 - Rear Adm. (lh) Jacquelyn McClelland to be Rear Admiral

Exec. Cal. #999 – To be Rear Admiral:

Rear Adm. (lh) Eric C. Ruttenberg

Rear Adm. (lh) Thomas S. Wall

Rear Adm. (lh) Larry D. Watkins

Exec. Cal. #1000 - Rear Adm. (lh) Michael J. Steffen to be Rear Admiral

Exec. Cal. #1001 - Capt. Charles Kirol to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1002 - Capt. Mark R. Myers to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1003 - Capt. David M. Buzzetti to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1004 - Capt. David G. Malone to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1005 - To be Rear Admiral (lower half):

Capt. Charles M. Brown

Capt. Ingrid M. Rader

Capt. Michael Tanner

Exec. Cal. #1006 - To be Rear Admiral (lower half):

Capt. Robert J. Dodson

Capt. Michael S. Richman

Exec. Cal. #1007 - To be Rear Admiral (lower half):

Capt. David J. Faehnle

Capt. Calvin M. Foster

Capt. Joaquin Martinezdepinillos

Capt. John D. Saccomando

Capt. Andrew J. Schreiner

Capt. Kimberly A. Walz

Exec. Cal. #1008 - Capt. David H. Duttlinger to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1009 - Vice Adm. Eugene D. Black, III to be Vice Admiral

 

MARINE CORPS

Exec. Cal. #1010 - Lt. Gen. William M. Jurney to be Lieutenant General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1011 - Gen. Christopher G. Cavoli to be General

Exec. Cal. #1012 - Maj. Gen. Richard R. Coffman to be Lieutenant General

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #1013 - Rear Adm. Richard A. Correll to be Vice Admiral

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1014 - Col. Michael D. Tomatz to be Brigadier General

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #1015 - Rear Adm. Thomas E. Ishee to be Vice Admiral

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1016 - Maj. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1017 - Maj. Gen. Kevin B. Kennedy to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1018 - Brig. Gen. Richard L. Kemble to be Major General

Exec. Cal. #1019 - Brig. Gen. John J. Bartrum to be Major General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1020 - Lt. Gen. Ronald P. Clark to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1021 - Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Frank to be Lieutenant General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1022 – To be Major General:

Brig. Gen. David W. Abba

Brig. Gen. Charles E. Brown, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Joel L. Carey

Brig. Gen. Julian C. Cheater

Brig. Gen. Darren R. Cole

Brig. Gen. Heath A. Collins

Brig. Gen. Douglas S. Coppinger

Brig. Gen. Daniel A. Devoe

Brig. Gen. Steven G. Edwards

Brig. Gen. Michael A. Greiner

Brig. Gen. Stephen F. Jost

Brig. Gen. John M. Klein, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Daniel T. Lasica

Brig. Gen. Benjamin R. Maitre

Brig. Gen. Caroline M. Miller

Brig. Gen. John P. Newberry

Brig. Gen. Evan L. Pettus

Brig. Gen. Bradley L. Pyburn

Brig. Gen. Mark B. Pye

Brig. Gen. David J. Sanford

Brig. Gen. Jennifer M. Short

Brig. Gen. David W. Snoddy

Brig. Gen. Alice W. Trevino

Brig. Gen. Parker H. Wright

Exec. Cal. #1023 - Maj. Gen. Leah G. Lauderback to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1024 - Rear Adm. (lh) Pamela C. Miller to be Rear Admiral

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1025 - Lt. Gen. Gary M. Brito to be General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1026 - Lt. Gen. James B. Hecker to be General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1027 - Col. Michael J. Deegan to be Brigadier General

Exec. Cal. #1028 - Col. Mark W. Siekman to be Brigadier General

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #1029 - Vice Adm. Stuart B. Munsch to be Admiral

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1030 - Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams to be General

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Foreign Service, Marine Corps, Navy, and Space Force.

 

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 #920 Bernadette M. Meehan, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Chile.

 

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:49 PM

9:42pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099 (Bipartisan Safer Communities Act).


Agreed to: 65-33.

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Wrap Up for Thursday, June 23, 2022 Wrap Up

Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:49 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to discharge the nomination of Jessica G. L. Clarke, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York; agreed to: 50-49.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099; invoked: 65-34.

3.      Cruz motion to table Schumer amendment #5133; not agreed to: 39-58.

4.      Motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099 (Bipartisan Safer Communities Act); agreed to: 65-33.

 

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #372, S.4261 FORMULA Act, w/Lee substitute amdt

Agreed to the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2089 with amendment #5133 (Child Nutrition).

Passed S.3157 Bridging the Gap for New Americans

Passed Calendar #369, S.3846 - To reauthorize the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.668, Women Veterans Appreciation Day

S.Res.676, National Pell Grant Day VV

S.Res.699, UMD Lacrosse

S.Res.700, OK Sooners Softball

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Exec. Cal #1036 - Phillip A. Talbert, of California, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California for the term of four years

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #998 - Rear Adm. (lh) Jacquelyn McClelland to be Rear Admiral

Exec. Cal. #999 – To be Rear Admiral:

Rear Adm. (lh) Eric C. Ruttenberg

Rear Adm. (lh) Thomas S. Wall

Rear Adm. (lh) Larry D. Watkins

Exec. Cal. #1000 - Rear Adm. (lh) Michael J. Steffen to be Rear Admiral

Exec. Cal. #1001 - Capt. Charles Kirol to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1002 - Capt. Mark R. Myers to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1003 - Capt. David M. Buzzetti to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1004 - Capt. David G. Malone to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1005 - To be Rear Admiral (lower half):

Capt. Charles M. Brown

Capt. Ingrid M. Rader

Capt. Michael Tanner

Exec. Cal. #1006 - To be Rear Admiral (lower half):

Capt. Robert J. Dodson

Capt. Michael S. Richman

Exec. Cal. #1007 - To be Rear Admiral (lower half):

Capt. David J. Faehnle

Capt. Calvin M. Foster

Capt. Joaquin Martinezdepinillos

Capt. John D. Saccomando

Capt. Andrew J. Schreiner

Capt. Kimberly A. Walz

Exec. Cal. #1008 - Capt. David H. Duttlinger to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Exec. Cal. #1009 - Vice Adm. Eugene D. Black, III to be Vice Admiral

 

MARINE CORPS

Exec. Cal. #1010 - Lt. Gen. William M. Jurney to be Lieutenant General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1011 - Gen. Christopher G. Cavoli to be General

Exec. Cal. #1012 - Maj. Gen. Richard R. Coffman to be Lieutenant General

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #1013 - Rear Adm. Richard A. Correll to be Vice Admiral

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1014 - Col. Michael D. Tomatz to be Brigadier General

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #1015 - Rear Adm. Thomas E. Ishee to be Vice Admiral

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1016 - Maj. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1017 - Maj. Gen. Kevin B. Kennedy to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1018 - Brig. Gen. Richard L. Kemble to be Major General

Exec. Cal. #1019 - Brig. Gen. John J. Bartrum to be Major General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1020 - Lt. Gen. Ronald P. Clark to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1021 - Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Frank to be Lieutenant General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1022 – To be Major General:

Brig. Gen. David W. Abba

Brig. Gen. Charles E. Brown, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Joel L. Carey

Brig. Gen. Julian C. Cheater

Brig. Gen. Darren R. Cole

Brig. Gen. Heath A. Collins

Brig. Gen. Douglas S. Coppinger

Brig. Gen. Daniel A. Devoe

Brig. Gen. Steven G. Edwards

Brig. Gen. Michael A. Greiner

Brig. Gen. Stephen F. Jost

Brig. Gen. John M. Klein, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Daniel T. Lasica

Brig. Gen. Benjamin R. Maitre

Brig. Gen. Caroline M. Miller

Brig. Gen. John P. Newberry

Brig. Gen. Evan L. Pettus

Brig. Gen. Bradley L. Pyburn

Brig. Gen. Mark B. Pye

Brig. Gen. David J. Sanford

Brig. Gen. Jennifer M. Short

Brig. Gen. David W. Snoddy

Brig. Gen. Alice W. Trevino

Brig. Gen. Parker H. Wright

Exec. Cal. #1023 - Maj. Gen. Leah G. Lauderback to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1024 - Rear Adm. (lh) Pamela C. Miller to be Rear Admiral

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1025 - Lt. Gen. Gary M. Brito to be General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1026 - Lt. Gen. James B. Hecker to be General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1027 - Col. Michael J. Deegan to be Brigadier General

Exec. Cal. #1028 - Col. Mark W. Siekman to be Brigadier General

 

NAVY

Exec. Cal. #1029 - Vice Adm. Stuart B. Munsch to be Admiral

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1030 - Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams to be General

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Foreign Service, Marine Corps, Navy, and Space Force.

 

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 #920 Bernadette M. Meehan, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Chile.

 

Schedule for pro forma sessions and Monday, July 11, 2022 Senate Schedule

Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:49 PM

The Senate stands adjourned for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

 

Friday, June 24th at 10:30am

Tuesday, June 28th at 3:30pm

Friday, July 1st at 8:30am

Tuesday, July 5th at 6:25am

Thursday, July 7th at 10:00am

 

When the Senate adjourns on July 7th it will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, July 11, 2022.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #599 Ashish S. Vazirani, of Maryland, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

 

At approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Vazirani nomination.

 

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

1. Executive Calendar #599 Ashish S. Vazirani, of Maryland, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

2. Executive Calendar #1037 Steven M. Dettelbach, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

3. Executive Calendar #975 Michael S. Barr, of Michigan, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for the unexpired term of fourteen years from February 1, 2018.

4. Executive Calendar #976 Michael S. Barr, of Michigan, to be Vice Chairman for Supervision of the Board of

Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four years.

 

Monday, July 11th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #599 Ashish S. Vazirani, of Maryland, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense.

Roll call vote: Motion to concur (Bipartisan Safer Communities Act) Votes

Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:49 PM

9:42pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099 (Bipartisan Safer Communities Act).


Agreed to: 65-33.

Roll call vote: Cruz motion to table Votes

Thursday, June 23, 2022 09:11 PM

7:57pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Cruz motion to table Schumer amendment #5100


Not agreed to: 39-58.

Roll call vote: Cloture on Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Votes

Thursday, June 23, 2022 09:09 PM

11:52am the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099 (Bipartisan Safer Communities Act).


Invoked: 65-34.

Roll call vote: Cloture on the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Votes

Thursday, June 23, 2022 01:20 PM

11:52am the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099 (Bipartisan Safer Communities Act).


Invoked: 65-34.

Roll call vote: Motion to discharge the Clarke nomination Votes

Thursday, June 23, 2022 01:20 PM

10:56am the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to discharge the nomination of Jessica G. L. Clarke, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.


Agreed to: 50-49.

Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Wrap Up

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 08:16 PM

 Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to discharge the nomination of Arianna J. Freeman, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; agreed to: 50-48.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #919 Mary T. Boyle, of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission; confirmed: 50-48.

3.      Motion to discharge the nomination of Hernan D. Vera, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California; agreed to: 50-47.

 

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #103, S.671 with Hassan substitute amendment – FACE Act.

 

Passed Calendar #385, S.3510 – Disaster Resiliency Planning Act.

 

Passed H.R.4346 with Hagerty-Warner substitute amendment – Supreme Court Security Funding Act of 2022.

 

Adopted S.Res.689 – commemorating the passage of 1 year since the tragic building collapse in Surfside, Florida.

 

Adopted S.Res.690 – Collector Car Appreciation Day.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nomination:

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

·         Executive Calendar #1031 - Vinay Vijay Singh, of Pennsylvania, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

As a reminder, the vote on confirmation of the following nomination 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

Schedule for Thursday, June 23, 2022 Senate Schedule

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 08:16 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of the motion to discharge the nomination of Jessica G. L. Clarke, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. At 11:00am, the Senate will vote on the motion to discharge the Clarke nomination.

 

Following disposition of the motion, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099, the vehicle for Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours of post cloture debate time followed by a vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099 (passage). Senators will be notified when the vote is expected to occur.

 

Thursday, June 23rd at 11:00am – 2 roll call votes:

1.      Motion to discharge the nomination of Jessica G. L. Clarke, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on the House amendment to S.2938 with amendment #5099

 

Additional roll call votes are possible during Thursday’s session.

Roll call vote: Motion to discharge the Vera nomination Votes

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 08:09 PM

6:25pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to discharge the nomination of Hernan D. Vera, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California, from the Judiciary Committee.


Agreed to: 50-47.

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