Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap up for Thursday, June 30, 2011

  • Discharged Judiciary and adopted S.Res.165, designating July 23, 2011 as National Day of the American Cowboy.
  • Discharged Commerce and adopted S.Res.170: Honoring Admiral Thad Allen of the U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.) for his lifetime of selfless commitment and exemplary service to the United States.
  • Adopted S.Res.224, congratulating the Soil Science Society of America on its 75th anniversary.
  • Adopted S.Res.225, congratulating the University of South Carolina baseball team for winning the NCAA Championship.
  • confirmed the following Executive Calendar items:
    • DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR#79 Daniel M. Ashe – Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service
    • DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY#102 Jenni Rane LeCompte – to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
    • DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY#120 David S. Cohen – to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes
    • DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY#174 Timothy G. Massad – to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
    • NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION# 175 Michael S. Devany – to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
    • COAST GUARD# 176   Vincent B. Atkins;            Robert E. Day, Jr.;            John H. Korn;            William D. Lee;            Stephen E. Mehling;            Charles D. Michel;            Michael N. Parks;            Sandra E. Stosz – to be Rear Admiral Upper Half
    • DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE#177 Felicia C. Adams – to be U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi#178 Ronald W. Sharpe – to be U.S. Attorney for the District of the Virgin Islands#179 George Lamar Beck, Jr. – to be U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama
    • TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY#180 Richard C. Howorth – to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority
    • NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION#181 William Charles Ostendorff – to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    • THE JUDICIARY# 186 Wilma Antoinette Lewis – to be Judge for the District Court of the Virgin Islands for a term of ten years
    • DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE# 187 Thomas Gray Walker – to be U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina# 188 Charles F. Salina – to be U.S. Marshal for the Western District of New York# 189 Robert William Mathieson – to be U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia# 190 Juan Mattos,  Jr. – to be U.S. Marshal for the District of New Jersey
    • EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT#191 Major General Marilyn A. Quagliotti – to be Deputy Director for Supply Reduction, Office of National Drug Control Policy
    • DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE#192 Alfred Cooper Lomax – to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Missouri#193 David L. McNulty – to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of New York
    • DEPARTMENT OF STATE#195 Ryan C. Crocker – to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
    • AIR FORCE# 198 to be Lieutenant GeneralLt. Gen. Robert R. Allardice# 199 to be Lieutenant GeneralMaj. Gen. Bradley A. Heithold
      # 200 to be Lieutenant GeneralMaj. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke# 201 to be Lieutenant GeneralLt. Gen. Paul J. Selva# 202 to be Major GeneralBrig. Gen. Terrence A. Feehan
    • ARMY# 203 to be GeneralGen. James D. Thurman#204  to be Lieutenant GeneralLt. Gen. Kathleen M. Gainey# 205 to be Brigadier GeneralCol. John A. Hammond# 206 to be Major GeneralBrig. Gen. James T. Walton# 207 to be Major GeneralBrig. Gen. Stephen L. JonesBrig. Gen. Richard W. Thomas# 208 to be Major GeneralBrigadier General Marcia M. AndersonBrigadier General William G. BeardBrigadier General Nickolas P. TooliatosBrigadier General Jimmie J. Wells
      to be Brigadier GeneralColonel Margarett E. BarnesColonel Robert D. CarlsonColonel Scottie D. CarpenterColonel Allan W. ElliottColonel Thomas P. EvansColonel Janice M. HaiglerColonel Kurt A. HardinColonel Kenneth D. JonesColonel Christopher R. KempColonel Michael A. MannColonel James H. MasonColonel Cynthia A. O’ConnellColonel Alan L. StolteColonel George R. ThompsonColonel Tracy A. ThompsonColonel Kevin R. TurnerColonel Bryan W. Wampler

      # 209 to be Lieutenant GeneralLt. Gen. Keith M. Huber
      # 210 to be Brigadier GeneralCol. A. C. Roper, Jr.
      # 211 to be Lieutenant GeneralLt. Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti
      # 212 to be Lieutenant GeneralLt. Gen. Daniel P. Bolger
      # 213 to be Lieutenant GeneralMaj. Gen. John F. Campbell
      # 214 to be Major GeneralBrig. Gen. James K. Brown, Jr.# 215 to be Major GeneralBrig. Gen. Antonio J. Vicens-Gonzalez

    • MARINE CORPS# 216 to be GeneralLt. Gen. John R. Allen
    • NAVY# 217 to be Rear AdmiralRear Adm. (lh) Mark J. Belton
      # 218 to be Rear AdmiralRear Adm. (lh) George W. BallanceRear Adm. (lh) Robin R. BraunRear Adm. (lh) Russell S. Penniman, IVRear Adm. (lh) Gary W. Rosholt
      #219 to be Rear Admiral (lower half)Capt. Althea H. CoetzeeCapt. Valerie K. Huegel
      #220 to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half)Captain Sandra E. AdamsCaptain Mark L. LeavittCaptain Jon G. MathesonCaptain Kerry M. MetzCaptain John F. Weigold
      # 221 to be Rear AdmiralRear Adm. (lh) Thomas C. Traaen
      #222 to be Rear AdmiralRear Adm. (lh) William M. Roberts
      # 223 to be AdmiralVice Adm. William H. McRaven
      # 224 to be Rear Admiral (lower half)Capt. John G. King# 225 to be Rear AdmiralRear Adm. (lh) William E. Leigher

      # 227 to be Rear Admiral (lower half)Capt. Annie B. Andrews
      # 228 to be Rear Admiral (lower half)Capt. Robert V. Hoppa
      # 229 to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half)Captain Richard W. ButlerCaptain Matthew J. CarterCaptain Lawrence E. CreevyCaptain Mark W. DarrahCaptain Christopher W. GradyCaptain Michael E. Jabaley, Jr.Captain Colin J. KilrainCaptain David M. KrieteCaptain Joseph W. KuzmickCaptain William C. McQuilkinCaptain Victorino G. MercadoCaptain DeWolfe H. MillerCaptain Stuart B. MunschCaptain Kenneth M. PerryCaptain Fernandez L. PondsCaptain John C. Scorby, Jr.Captain Dwight D. ShepherdCaptain Michael E. SmithCaptain Richard P. SnyderCaptain Scott A. StearneyCaptain Hugh D. Wetherald

    • DEPARTMENT OF STATE# 233  Lewis Alan Lukens, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Senegal, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.# 234 Kenneth J. Fairfax, of Kentucky, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of theUnited States of America to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
      # 235 D. Brent Hardt, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States ofAmerica to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana.
      # 236 Donald W. Koran, of California to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of theUnited States of America to the Republic of Rwanda.
      # 237 Geeta Pasi, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States ofAmerica to the Republic of Djibouti.
      # 238 James Harold Thessin, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Paraguay.
      # 239 Lisa J. Kubiske, of Virginia to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of theUnited States of America to the Republic of Honduras.
      # 240 Michael H. Corbin, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of theUnited States of America to the United Arab Emirates.
      # 241 Jeanine E. Jackson, of Wyoming, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Classof Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Malawi.
      # 242  Matthew H. Tueller, of Utah, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of theUnited States of America to the State of Kuwait.
      # 243 Susan Laila Ziadeh, of Washington, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Classof Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the State of Qatar.
      # 244 Anne W. Patterson, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
    • INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND CANADA
      # 245 Dereth Britt Glance, of New York, to be a Commissioner on the part of the UnitedStates on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada,
      # 246 Richard M. Moy, of Montana, to be a Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada,
    • UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT# 247  Ariel Pablos-Mendez, of New York, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United StatesAgency for International Development
      And nominations placed on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Foreign Service, and Navy
    • Discharged EPW and confirmed: PN341, Major General Michael J. Walsh, US Army, to be a Member and President of the Mississippi River Commission and PN342, Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey, NOAA, to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission
    • Discharged HELP and confirmed PN678 Public Health Service nominations beginning with Mary J.W. Choi and ending with Christopher P. Morris.

 

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