Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Adopted H.Con.Res.70, correcting the enrollment of S.365, which is a title amendment.

Passed S.710, Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment Act

Passed S.1302, a bill to authorize the Administrator of General Services to convey a parcel of real property in Tracy, California, to the City of Tracy.

Discharged Judiciary and adopted S.Res.104, designating September 2011 as “Campus Fire Safety Month”.

Adopted S.Res.254, Designating August 16, 2011, as “National Airborne Day”

Adopted S.Res.255, Designating October 8, 2011, as “National Chess Day” to enhance awareness and encourage students and adults to engage in a game known to enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

EXECUTIVE ITEMS

Discharged Commerce Committee from further consideration and confirmed PN741, Deborah A.P. Hersman, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term of two years

 

CONFIRMED THE FOLLOWING:

THE JUDICIARY

#114 Sara Lynn Darrow – to be United States District Judge for the Central District of Illinois

#115 Richard Brooke Jackson – to be United States District Judge for the District of Colorado

#116 Kathleen M. Williams – to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida

#117 Nelva Gonzales Ramos – to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

#95 David Bruce Shear – to be Ambassador of the United States to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

 

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE DISTRICT

OF COLUMBIA

# 230 Jennifer A. Di Toro, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the

Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years

# 232 Yvonne M. Williams, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the

Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years,

 

STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE

#254 David V. Brewer – to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute for a term expiring September 17, 2013

INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE CULTURE AND ARTS DEVELOPMENT

#255 Barbara Jeanne Ells – to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development

#256 Deborah Downing Goodman – to be Member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development

#257 Cynthia Chavez Lamar – to be Member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development

 

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

#265 Dan Arvizu – to be a Member of the Natinoal Science Board, National Science Foundation

#266 Alan I. Leshner – to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation

#267 William Carl Lineberger – to be a Member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation

 

NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

#268 Aaron Paul Dworkin – to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts

UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE

#269 Eric S. Edelman – to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

#275 Clayton D. Johnson – to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of Oklahoma

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

#277 Derek J. Mitchell – to be Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma, with the rank of Ambassador

#278 Jeffrey DeLaurentis – to be Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs in the United Nations

#279 Jeffrey DeLaurentis – to be an Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations

#280 David S. Adams – to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Legislative Affairs)

#282 Frankie Annette Reed – to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, and the Republic of Kiribati

#283 Paul D. Wohlers – to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Macedonia

#284 William H. Moser – to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Moldova

#285 Earl Anthony Wayne — to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mexico

#286 Arnold A. Chacon — to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Guatemala

 

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE

#288 Matthew G. Olsen – to be Director of the National Counterterrorism Center

 

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

#291 Madelyn R. Creedon – to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

#292 Alan F. Estevez – to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

AIR FORCE

#293 Gen. William M. Fraser, III – to be General

#294 Col. Donald P. Dunbar – to be Brig. General

#295 Maj. Gen. Stephen L. Hoog – to be Lt. General

#296 Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger – to be Lt. General

#297 Brig. Gen. Verle L. Johnston, Jr. –to be Major General

#298 Brig. Gen. Leonard A. Patrick – to be Major General

#299 Brigadier General Trulan A. Eyre;

Brigadier General Mark R. Johnson;

Brigadier General Bruce W. Prunk;

Brigadier General Harold E. Reed;

Brigadier General Roy E. Uptegraff, III – to be Major General

 

Colonel Patrick D. Aiello;

Colonel Aaron J. Booher;

Colonel Kevin W. Bradley;

Colonel David T. Buckalew;

Colonel Peter J. Byrne;

Colonel Paul D. Cummings;

Colonel Vyas Deshpande;

Colonel Brian T. Dravis;

Colonel Brent J. Feick;

Colonel Mark K. Foreman;

Colonel David R. Fountain;

Colonel Timothy L. Frye;

Colonel Paul D. Gruver;

Colonel Michael A. Hudson;

Colonel Salvatore J. Lombardi;

Colonel Stephen E. Markovich;

Colonel Richard L. Martin;

Colonel Brian A. Miller;

Colonel William W. Pond;

Colonel Jonathan T. Wall;

Colonel Jennifer L. Walter – to be Brig. General

 

ARMY

#300 Gen. Martin E. Dempsey – to be General

#301 Gen. Raymond T. Odierno – to be General

#302 Maj. Gen. Keith C. Walker – to be Lt. General

#303 Maj. Gen. Charles T. Cleveland – to be Lt. General

#304 Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter – to be Lt. General

#305 Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, Jr. – to be Lt. General

#306 Maj. Gen. David G. Perkins – to be Lt. General

#307 Col. Brian R. Copes – to be Brig. General

#308 Brig. Gen. Bert K. Mizusawa – to be Major General

#309 Col. Fred W. Allen – Brig. General

#310 Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr. – to be General

#311 Brigadier General Stephen E. Bogle;

Brigadier General Dominic A. Cariello;

Brigadier General David J. Elicerio;

Brigadier General Sheryl E. Gordon;

Brigadier General Ronald W. Huff;

Brigadier General Gerald W. Ketchum;

Brigadier General William L. Seekins;

Brigadier General Richard E. Swan;

Brigadier General Joe M. Wells – to be Major General

 

Colonel Matthew P. Beevers

Colonel Joel E. Best

Colonel Michael E. Bobeck

Colonel Joseph M. Bongiovanni

Colonel Brent E. Bracewell

Colonel Allen E. Brewer

Colonel Leon M. Bridges

Colonel Eric C. Bush

Colonel Scott A. Campbell

Colonel William R. Coats

Colonel Albert L. Cox

Colonel Sylvia R. Crockett

Colonel Terry A. Ethridge

Colonel Kevin R. Griese

Colonel John J. Jansen

Colonel Donald O. Lagace, Jr.

Colonel Louis J. Landreth

Colonel William S. Lee

Colonel Jerry H. Martin

Colonel Robert A. Mason

Colonel Craig M. McGalliard

Colonel Christopher J. Morgan

Colonel Todd M. Nehls

Colonel Kevin L. Neumann

Colonel Michael J. Osburn

Colonel Lannie D. Runck

Colonel George M. Schwartz

Colonel Terence P. Sullivan

Colonel Alicia A. Tate-Nadeau

Colonel Thomas P. Wilkinson

Colonel Wilbur E. Wolf, III

Colonel David C. Wood – to be Brig. General

#312 Brigadier General David B. Enyeart – to be Major General

Colonel Randy A. Alewel

Colonel Karen D. Gattis

Colonel Catherine F. Jorgensen

Colonel Blake C. Ortner

Colonel Timothy P. Williams

Colonel David E. Wilmot – to be Brig. General

#313 Col. Gina D. Seiler – to be Brig. General

#314 Col. Michael A. Calhoun –to be Brig. General

#315 Col. Kaffia Jones – to be Brig. General

NAVY

#316 Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert – to be Admiral

#317 Adm. James A. Winnefeld, Jr. – to be Admiral

#318 Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk – to be Vice Admiral

#319 Vice Adm. Mark E. Ferguson, III – to be Admiral

#320 Rear Adm. Scott H. Swift – to be Vice Admiral

#321 Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris, Jr. – to be Vice Admiral

#322 Vice Adm. Michael A. LeFever – to be Vice Admiral

#323 Capt. Luke M. McCollum – to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

 

And nominations placed on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Foreign Service, Marine Corps, and Navy;

 

 

 

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