The Floor

Today is September 30, 2022

Thursday, September 29, 2022 08:54 PM

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

 

Friday, September 30th at 8:55 a.m.;

Tuesday, October 4th at 10:00 a.m.; and

Friday, October 7th at 10:00 a.m.

 

When the Senate adjourns on Friday, October 7th, it will next convene at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 11th.

 

Upon the conclusion of Morning Business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #467, H.R.7900, National Defense Authorization Act. Following the remarks of Senator Reed or his designee, the Senate will stand adjourned to then convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business being conducted on the following dates and times:

                       

Friday, October 14th at 11:30 a.m.;

Tuesday, October 18th at 11:30 a.m.;

Thursday, October 20th, at 9:00 a.m.;

Monday, October 24th at 1:45 p.m.;

Thursday, October 27th at12:00 noon;

Monday, October 31st at 10:00 a.m.;

Thursday, November 3rd at 10:30 a.m.;       

Monday, November 7th at 10:30 a.m.; and

Thursday, November 10th at 12:00 noon.

           

When the Senate adjourns on Thursday, November 10th, it will next convene at 3:00pm Monday, November 14th.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1130 Maria del R. Antongiorgi-Jordan, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.

 

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

 

Monday, November 14th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1130 Maria del R. Antongiorgi-Jordan, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022 08:54 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1043 Arianna J. Freeman, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, upon reconsideration.; confirmed: 50-47.

2.      Passage of Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the Continuing Resolution, as amended at a 60-vote threshold; passed: 72-25.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #670 Lisa M. Gomez, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor, upon reconsideration; confirmed: 49-36.

 

Legislative Business

Passed the following bills:

Cal.#491, S.4254 - Disclosing Foreign Influence in Lobbying Act

Cal.#493, S.4524 - Speak Out Act

Cal.#503, S.3232 - STURDY Act

H.R.1766 - FTC Collaboration Act

H.R.8982 – Infant Formula

S.5002 – FDA Modernization Act 2.0

S.5059- CHIP-IN Improvement

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.769 - Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker, Sr.

S.Res.772 -  International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day

S.Res.774 - Democracy Month

S.Res.809 - MS National Guard Recognition Day

S.Res.815 – National Chemistry Week

S.Res.816 – National PKD Awareness Day

S.Res.817 – National 4-H Week

S.Res.818 – Senate Blood Drive

 

Agreed to S.Con.Res.45, CR title correction.

 

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

1.      H.R.2758 Lumbee Recognition Act

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

Exec. Cal. #732 - Mary Lucille Jordan, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of six years expiring August 30, 2026

 

FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION

Exec. Cal. #735 - Timothy Baker, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of six years expiring August 30, 2026

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Exec. Cal. #762 - Robert Michael Gordon, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services

 

 

METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITY

Exec. Cal. #1038 – Sean Burton, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for a term expiring May 30, 2024

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Exec. Cal. #1107 - Lesslie Viguerie, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kyrgyz Republic

 

HARRY S TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Exec. Cal. #1121 - Audrey K. Schuster, of Massachusetts, to be Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 2025

 

BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Exec. Cal. #1122 - Joseph M. Green, of North Carolina, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring March 3, 2028

 

NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Exec Cal. #1124 - Michael J. Lombardo, of California, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term expiring September 3, 2022

Exec. Cal. #1125 - Michael J. Lombardo, of California, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term expiring September 3, 2028

 

FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION

Exec. Cal. #1170 - Vincent Garfield Logan, of New York, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term expiring May 21, 2026

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Exec. Cal. #1139 - Brian A. Kyes, of Massachusetts, to be United States Marshal for the District of Massachusetts for the term of four years

Exec. Cal. #1140 - Stephen D. Lynn, of Georgia, to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of Georgia for the term of four years

Exec. Cal. #1167 - Thomas E. Brown, of Georgia, to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of Georgia for the term of four years

Exec. Cal. #1168 - Kirk M. Taylor, of Colorado, to be United States Marshal for the District of Colorado for the term of four years

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Exec. Cal. #980 - Mari Carmen Aponte, of Puerto Rico, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Panama

Exec. Cal. #981 - Michelle Kwan, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Belize

Exec. Cal. #1109 - Candace A. Bond, of Missouri, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Exec. Cal. #1112 - Hugo F. Rodriguez, Jr., of Pennsylvania, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Nicaragua

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1154 - Col. Jeffrey A. Vanantwerp to be Brigadier General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1155 - Col. Daniel R. Fowler to be Brigadier General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1156 - Maj. Gen. Telita Crosland to be Lieutenant General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1157 - Gen. Anthony J. Cotton to be General

 

 

SPACE FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1158 - Lt. Gen. Bradley C. Saltzman to be General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1159 – to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. Cary J. Cowan, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Joseph D' Costa

Brig. Gen. William B. Dyer, III

Brig. Gen. Edward H. Merrigan, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Jan C. Norris

to be Brigadier General:

               Col. Thad J. Collard

Col. Roger F. Deon, Jr.

Col. Rachel E. Humphrey

Col. Martin C. Jung

Col. Vance Kuhner

Col. Jennifer A. Marrast Host

Col. Matthew N. Metzel

Col. Charles R. Phariss, II

Col. Raul L. Rodriguez

Col. Andrew F. Scarcella

Col. Tomika M. Seaberry

Col. Katherine A. Trombley

Exec. Cal. #1160 – Col. Sonya A. Powell to be Brigadier General

Exec. Cal. #1161 - Col. Michael B. Siegl to be Brigadier General

Exec. Cal. #1162 - Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Lestorti to be Major General

Exec. Cal. #1163 - Lt. Gen. James E. Rainey to be General

 

MARINE CORPS

Exec. Cal. #1164 - Brig. Gen. Leonard F. Anderson, IV to be Major General

Exec. Cal. #1165 - Maj. Gen. James F. Glynn to be Lieutenant General

 

SPACE FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1166 – to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. Gregory J. Gagnon

Brig. Gen. Christopher S. Povak

Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Purdy, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Steven P. Whitney

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1173 - Maj. Gen. Patrick E. Matlock to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1174 - Col. James D. Turinetti, IV – to be Brigadier General

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Space Force except PN2653

 

 

The vote on confirmation of the following nomination will occur at a time 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.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022 06:48 PM

5:35pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the Continuing Resolution.


Agreed to: 72-23.

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Schedule for pro forma sessions, October 11, and November 14, 2022 Senate Schedule

Thursday, September 29, 2022 08:54 PM

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

 

Friday, September 30th at 8:55 a.m.;

Tuesday, October 4th at 10:00 a.m.; and

Friday, October 7th at 10:00 a.m.

 

When the Senate adjourns on Friday, October 7th, it will next convene at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 11th.

 

Upon the conclusion of Morning Business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #467, H.R.7900, National Defense Authorization Act. Following the remarks of Senator Reed or his designee, the Senate will stand adjourned to then convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business being conducted on the following dates and times:

                       

Friday, October 14th at 11:30 a.m.;

Tuesday, October 18th at 11:30 a.m.;

Thursday, October 20th, at 9:00 a.m.;

Monday, October 24th at 1:45 p.m.;

Thursday, October 27th at12:00 noon;

Monday, October 31st at 10:00 a.m.;

Thursday, November 3rd at 10:30 a.m.;       

Monday, November 7th at 10:30 a.m.; and

Thursday, November 10th at 12:00 noon.

           

When the Senate adjourns on Thursday, November 10th, it will next convene at 3:00pm Monday, November 14th.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1130 Maria del R. Antongiorgi-Jordan, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.

 

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

 

Monday, November 14th at approx. 5:30pm – roll call vote:

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1130 Maria del R. Antongiorgi-Jordan, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.

Wrap Up for Thursday, September 29, 2022 Wrap Up

Thursday, September 29, 2022 08:54 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1043 Arianna J. Freeman, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, upon reconsideration.; confirmed: 50-47.

2.      Passage of Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the Continuing Resolution, as amended at a 60-vote threshold; passed: 72-25.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #670 Lisa M. Gomez, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor, upon reconsideration; confirmed: 49-36.

 

Legislative Business

Passed the following bills:

Cal.#491, S.4254 - Disclosing Foreign Influence in Lobbying Act

Cal.#493, S.4524 - Speak Out Act

Cal.#503, S.3232 - STURDY Act

H.R.1766 - FTC Collaboration Act

H.R.8982 – Infant Formula

S.5002 – FDA Modernization Act 2.0

S.5059- CHIP-IN Improvement

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.769 - Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker, Sr.

S.Res.772 -  International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day

S.Res.774 - Democracy Month

S.Res.809 - MS National Guard Recognition Day

S.Res.815 – National Chemistry Week

S.Res.816 – National PKD Awareness Day

S.Res.817 – National 4-H Week

S.Res.818 – Senate Blood Drive

 

Agreed to S.Con.Res.45, CR title correction.

 

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

1.      H.R.2758 Lumbee Recognition Act

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

Exec. Cal. #732 - Mary Lucille Jordan, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of six years expiring August 30, 2026

 

FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION

Exec. Cal. #735 - Timothy Baker, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of six years expiring August 30, 2026

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Exec. Cal. #762 - Robert Michael Gordon, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services

 

 

METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITY

Exec. Cal. #1038 – Sean Burton, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for a term expiring May 30, 2024

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Exec. Cal. #1107 - Lesslie Viguerie, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kyrgyz Republic

 

HARRY S TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Exec. Cal. #1121 - Audrey K. Schuster, of Massachusetts, to be Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 2025

 

BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Exec. Cal. #1122 - Joseph M. Green, of North Carolina, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for a term expiring March 3, 2028

 

NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Exec Cal. #1124 - Michael J. Lombardo, of California, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term expiring September 3, 2022

Exec. Cal. #1125 - Michael J. Lombardo, of California, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term expiring September 3, 2028

 

FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION

Exec. Cal. #1170 - Vincent Garfield Logan, of New York, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term expiring May 21, 2026

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Exec. Cal. #1139 - Brian A. Kyes, of Massachusetts, to be United States Marshal for the District of Massachusetts for the term of four years

Exec. Cal. #1140 - Stephen D. Lynn, of Georgia, to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of Georgia for the term of four years

Exec. Cal. #1167 - Thomas E. Brown, of Georgia, to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of Georgia for the term of four years

Exec. Cal. #1168 - Kirk M. Taylor, of Colorado, to be United States Marshal for the District of Colorado for the term of four years

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Exec. Cal. #980 - Mari Carmen Aponte, of Puerto Rico, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Panama

Exec. Cal. #981 - Michelle Kwan, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Belize

Exec. Cal. #1109 - Candace A. Bond, of Missouri, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Exec. Cal. #1112 - Hugo F. Rodriguez, Jr., of Pennsylvania, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Nicaragua

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1154 - Col. Jeffrey A. Vanantwerp to be Brigadier General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1155 - Col. Daniel R. Fowler to be Brigadier General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1156 - Maj. Gen. Telita Crosland to be Lieutenant General

 

AIR FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1157 - Gen. Anthony J. Cotton to be General

 

 

SPACE FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1158 - Lt. Gen. Bradley C. Saltzman to be General

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1159 – to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. Cary J. Cowan, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Joseph D' Costa

Brig. Gen. William B. Dyer, III

Brig. Gen. Edward H. Merrigan, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Jan C. Norris

to be Brigadier General:

               Col. Thad J. Collard

Col. Roger F. Deon, Jr.

Col. Rachel E. Humphrey

Col. Martin C. Jung

Col. Vance Kuhner

Col. Jennifer A. Marrast Host

Col. Matthew N. Metzel

Col. Charles R. Phariss, II

Col. Raul L. Rodriguez

Col. Andrew F. Scarcella

Col. Tomika M. Seaberry

Col. Katherine A. Trombley

Exec. Cal. #1160 – Col. Sonya A. Powell to be Brigadier General

Exec. Cal. #1161 - Col. Michael B. Siegl to be Brigadier General

Exec. Cal. #1162 - Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Lestorti to be Major General

Exec. Cal. #1163 - Lt. Gen. James E. Rainey to be General

 

MARINE CORPS

Exec. Cal. #1164 - Brig. Gen. Leonard F. Anderson, IV to be Major General

Exec. Cal. #1165 - Maj. Gen. James F. Glynn to be Lieutenant General

 

SPACE FORCE

Exec. Cal. #1166 – to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. Gregory J. Gagnon

Brig. Gen. Christopher S. Povak

Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Purdy, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Steven P. Whitney

 

ARMY

Exec. Cal. #1173 - Maj. Gen. Patrick E. Matlock to be Lieutenant General

Exec. Cal. #1174 - Col. James D. Turinetti, IV – to be Brigadier General

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Space Force except PN2653

 

 

The vote on confirmation of the following nomination will occur at a time 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, September 29, 2022 Senate Schedule

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 08:44 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, September 29, 2022.

 

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the Continuing Resolution.

 

Cloture has been filed on the Schumer substitute amendment #5745 and the underlying bill, H.R.6833. As a result of cloture having been filed, the filing deadline for 1st degree amendments is 1:00pm. The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments is one hour prior to the cloture votes, if cloture is invoked.

 

Senator Schumer announced that senators should expect a roll call vote on confirmation of the Freeman nomination (3rd Circuit) prior to lunch.

 

Additional roll call votes in relation to the CR and any other Executive and Legislative items are expected during Thursday’s session.

Wrap Up for Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Wrap Up

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 08:43 PM

No Roll Call Votes

 

Legislative Business

Passed the following bills:

·         Calendar #451, S.3655 - Civil Rights Cold Case Investigations Support Act.

·         Calendar #482, S.3092 with committee-reported substitute as amended by Padilla amendment – FIRE Act.

·         Calendar #440, S.4166 – Technological Hazards Preparedness and Training Act.

·         Calendar #479, S.3875 with Peters substitute – Community Disaster Resilience Zones Act.

·         H.R.7698 – to designate the outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ventura, California as the “Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner Outpatient Clinic”.

·         Calendar #278, S.1617 – Disaster Assistance for Rural Communities.

·         Calendar #393, S.1687 – Small Business Cyber Training Act.

·         Calendar #395, S.3906 with Cardin substitute – Small Business Broadband and Emerging Technology Enhancement Act.

·         H.R.4877 – One Stop Shop for Small Business Compliance Act.

·         Calendar #281, H.R.3462 with Cardin substitute – SBA Cyber Awareness Act.

·         Calendar #280, S.2521 with Cardin substitute – SBIC Advisory Committee Act.

 

Adopted the following resolutions:

·         S.Res.753 – urging the Government of Brazil to ensure that the October 2022 elections are conducted in a free, fair, credible, transparent, and peaceful manner.

·         S.Res.765 – National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

·         S.Res.804 – Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

·         S.Res.805 – Telehealth Awareness Week

·         S.Res.806 – Las Vegas Aces

·         S.Res.807 – National Bison Day

 

Executive Business

The vote on confirmation of the following nomination will occur at a time 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 Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Senate Schedule

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 07:21 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

 

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the Continuing Resolution, post-cloture.

 

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

 

Roll call votes are possible during Wednesday’s session. 

Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Wrap Up

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 07:21 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the CR; invoked: 72-23.

 

Legislative Business

Passed the following bills:

S.3655 - Civil Rights Cold Case Investigations Support Act

S.4673 – National Computer Forensics Institute Reauthorization

H.R.468 - Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2021


Adopted the following resolutions:

S.Res.798, Rail Safety Week

S.Res.799, Energy Efficiency Day

  

Executive Business

The vote on confirmation of the following nomination will occur at a time 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.

Roll call vote: Cloture on the mtp to H.R.6833 Votes

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 06:48 PM

5:35pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the Continuing Resolution.


Agreed to: 72-23.

Schedule for Friday, September 23 and Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Senate Schedule

Thursday, September 22, 2022 05:42 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Friday, September 23, 2022, to convene for a pro forma session only with no business conducted. When the Senate adjourns on Friday it will next convene at 3:00pm on Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

 

On Tuesday, following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the CR. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed.

 

Tuesday September 27th at approx. 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #389, H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the CR

Wrap Up for Thursday, September 22, 2022 Wrap Up

Thursday, September 22, 2022 05:42 PM

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #484, S.4822, DISCLOSE Act; not invoked: 49-49.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1055 Amanda Bennett, of the District of Columbia, to be Chief Executive Officer of the United States Agency for Global Media; confirmed: 60-36.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #1097 Arati Prabhakar, of California, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy; confirmed: 56-40.

 

Legislative Business

Passed H.R.7846 – Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act.

 

Passed S.4885 – Kevin and Avonte’s Law Reauthorization.

 

Adopted:

·         S.Res.793 – Tall Ships America

·         S.Res.794 – Clean Energy Week

·         S.Res.795 – School Bus Safety Month

·         S.Res.796 – Honoring late Senator Robert “Bob” Charles Krueger

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

·         Executive Calendar #1041 - Robin Meredith Cohn Hutcheson, of Utah, to be Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

·         Executive Calendar #1150 - Kevin G. Ritz, of Tennessee, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee for the term of four years

 

The vote on confirmation of the following nomination will occur at a time 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.

Roll call vote: Confirmation of the Prabhakar nomination Votes

Thursday, September 22, 2022 02:45 PM

1:50pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1097 Arati Prabhakar, of California, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.


Confirmed: 56-40.

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