The Floor

Today is May 18, 2021

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

Monday, May 17, 2021 06:28 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #58, S.1260, Endless Frontier Act, post-cloture.

 

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

 

By unanimous consent, all time during recess, adjournment, and morning business will count post-cloture on the motion to proceed.

 

During Tuesday’s session, we hope to consider discharging PN79-2, Kristen M. Clarke (Assistant Attorney General) from the Judiciary Committee, and Calendar #33, S.J.Res.13, EEOC CRA. Another message will be sent when votes are scheduled.

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Monday, May 17, 2021 06:28 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #58, S.1260, Endless Frontier Act; invoked: 86-11.

 

Legislative Business

Passed H.R. 941, TRANSPLANT Act

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

Calendar #20, S. Res. 117, Good Friday Agreement w/Lee amdts

S.Res.217, National Public Works Week

S.Res.218, Foster Care Month

 

No Executive Business

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Monday, May 17, 2021 06:23 PM

5:32pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #58, S.1260, Endless Frontier Act.


Invoked: 86-11.

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Schedule for Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Senate Schedule

Monday, May 17, 2021 06:28 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #58, S.1260, Endless Frontier Act, post-cloture.

 

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

 

By unanimous consent, all time during recess, adjournment, and morning business will count post-cloture on the motion to proceed.

 

During Tuesday’s session, we hope to consider discharging PN79-2, Kristen M. Clarke (Assistant Attorney General) from the Judiciary Committee, and Calendar #33, S.J.Res.13, EEOC CRA. Another message will be sent when votes are scheduled.

Wrap Up for Monday, May 17, 2021 Wrap Up

Monday, May 17, 2021 06:28 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #58, S.1260, Endless Frontier Act; invoked: 86-11.

 

Legislative Business

Passed H.R. 941, TRANSPLANT Act

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

Calendar #20, S. Res. 117, Good Friday Agreement w/Lee amdts

S.Res.217, National Public Works Week

S.Res.218, Foster Care Month

 

No Executive Business

Roll call vote: Cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1260, Endless Frontier Votes

Monday, May 17, 2021 06:23 PM

5:32pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #58, S.1260, Endless Frontier Act.


Invoked: 86-11.

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 13, 2021 Wrap Up

Thursday, May 13, 2021 06:05 PM

 Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #110, Amber McReynolds, of Colorado, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2026; confirmed: 59-38.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #112, Donet Graves, Jr., of Ohio, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce; confirmed: 89-7.

 

Legislative Business

Passed S.593, Alaska Tourism Recovery Act, w/Murkowski amdt.

 

Adopted S.Res.214, supporting the designation of May 13, 2021, as ‘‘National Senior Fraud Awareness Day’’ to raise awareness about the increasing number of fraudulent scams targeted at seniors in the United States, to encourage the implementation of policies to prevent those scams from happening, and to improve protections from those scams for seniors.

 

Adopted S.Res.215, designating the week of May 9 through May 15, 2021, as ‘‘National Police Week’’.

 

 

Executive Business

Confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #116, Jewel Hairston Bronaugh, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture.

Schedule for Monday, May 17, 2021 Senate Schedule

Thursday, May 13, 2021 06:05 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, May 17, 2021.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #58, S.1260, to establish a new Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation, to establish a regional technology hub program, to require a strategy and report on economic security, science, research, innovation, manufacturing, and job creation, to establish a critical supply chain resiliency program (Endless Frontier Act).

 

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill.

 

Monday, May 17th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #58, S.1260, Endless Frontier Act.

Roll call vote: Confirmation of the Graves nomination Votes

Thursday, May 13, 2021 05:20 PM

1:47pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #112, Donet Graves, Jr., of Ohio, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce.



Confirmed: 89-7.

Schedule for Thursday, May 13, 2021 Senate Schedule

Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:09 AM

The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #110, Amber McReynolds, of Colorado, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2026, post-cloture.

 

At 12:00 noon, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the McReynolds nomination.

 

Following disposition of the McReynolds nomination, the Senate will recess until 1:45pm.

 

During Wednesday’s session, cloture was withdrawn on Executive Calendar #112, Donet Graves, Jr., of Ohio, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce. At 1:45pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Graves nomination.

 

Thursday, May 13th at 12:00 noon – roll call vote:

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #110, Amber McReynolds, of Colorado, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2026.

 

Thursday, May 13th at 1:45pm – roll call vote:

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #112, Donet Graves, Jr., of Ohio, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

 

Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Wrap Up

Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:09 AM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to discharge the nomination of Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from the Finance Committee; agreed to: 51-48.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #108, Ronald Stroman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2021; invoked: 68-30.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #108, Ronald Stroman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2021; confirmed: 69-30.

4.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #109, Ronald Stroman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2028; invoked: 67-32.

5.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #109, Ronald Stroman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2028; confirmed: 66-32.

6.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #110,  Amber McReynolds, of Colorado, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2026; invoked: 60-38.

 

Legislative Business

By voice vote, passed S.1585, Improving Mental Health Access for Students Act.

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

Calendar #18, S. Res. 81, Las Damas de Blanco

Calendar #28, S. Res. 120, Ninth Summit of the Americas

Calendar #32, S. Res. 114, US African Development Foundation

S.Res.209, Doula week

S.Res.210, Glioblastoma Awareness Day

S.Res.211, Public Service Recognition Week

 

No additional Executive Business

Roll call vote: Confirmation of the McReynolds nomination Votes

Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:57 AM

12:03pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #110, Amber McReynolds, of Colorado, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2026.


Confirmed: 59-38.

Roll call vote: Confirmation of the McReynolds nomination Votes

Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:23 AM

12:03pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #110, Amber McReynolds, of Colorado, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2026.

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