Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, April 22, 2010

  • Passed S.3244, a bill to prohibit a cost of living adjustment for members of Congress in 2011.
  • The Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  • Cal. #780 – William Nettles – U.S. Atty – South Carolina;
  • Cal. #781 – Wildredo Ferrer – U.S. Atty – Southern District Florida;
  • Cal. #795 – David Capp – U. S. Atty – Northern District Indiana;
  • Cal. #796 – Anne Tompkins – U.S. Atty – Western District North Carolina;
  • Cal. #797 – Kelly Nesbit – U.S. Marshal – Western District North Carolina;
  • Cal. #798 – Peter Munoz – U.S. Marshal – Western District Michigan;
  • Cal. #816 – Loretta Lynch – U.S. Atty – Eastern District New York;
  • Cal. #817 – Noel March – U.S. Marshal – Maine;
  • Cal. #818 – George White – U.S. Marshal – Southern District Mississippi;
  • Cal. #819 – Brian Underwood – U.S. Marshal – Idaho;
  • Secretary’s Desk – Coast Guard, Foreign Service and NOAA; and
  • All nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Coast Guard, Foreign Service, and NOAA.
  • Vice Adm. Robert J. Papp to be Admiral;
  • Rear Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara to be Vice Admiral;
  • Rear Adm. Manson K. Brown to be Vice Admiral;
  • Rear Adm. Robert C. Parker to be Vice Admiral
  • Concurred in the House message to accompany S.1963, the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act
  • S.3253, a bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (3-month extention from April 30, 2010 to July 31, 2010)
  • Adopted S.Res.496, a resolution designating April 23, 2010, as “National Adopt A Library Day.”
  • Adopted S.Res.497, a resolution designating the third week of April 2010 as “National Shaken Baby Syndrome Awareness Week”.
  • H.Con.Res.255, a concurrent resolution commemorating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and honorin the founder of Earth Day, the late Senator Gaylord Nelson (with a Coburn amendment to the preamble).
  • S.Res.499, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day.
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