Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, October 20, 2011 and Friday, October 21, 2011

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Passed Cal. #206, S.1412- To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 462 Washington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts, as the “Officer John Maguire Post Office”.

Passed Cal. #207, H.R.1843- To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 489 Army Drive in Barrigada, Guam, as the “John Pangelinan Gerber Post Office Building”.

Passed Cal. #208, H.R.1975- To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 281 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California, as the “First Lieutenant Oliver Goodall Post Office Building”.

Passed Cal. #209, H.R.2062- To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 45 Meetinghouse Lane in Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts, as the “Matthew A. Pucino Post Office”.

Passed Cal. #210, H.R.2149- To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4354 Pahoa Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii, as the “Cecil L. Heftel Post Office Building”.

Discharged and Adopted S.Res.291, recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali.

Adopted S.Res.304 supporting “Lights on Afterschool”, a national celebration of afterschool programs.

Adopted S.Res.305: Legal Counsel representation

Adopted S.Res.306: supporting the goals and ideals of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Adopted S.Res.307: honoring the men and women of the John C. Stennis Space Center on reaching the historic milestone of 50 years of rocket engine testing.

 

EXECUTIVE ITEMS

Confirmed the following calendar items:

OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

#129 James A. Torrey – to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

#130 Matthew Maxwell Taylor Kennedy – to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

 

OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

# 248 Roberto R. Herencia, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the

Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a term expiring December 17, 2012.

 

COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION

#289 Mark P. Wetjen – to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

#341 Luis A. Aguilar – to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission (Reappointment)

#342 Daniel M. Gallagher – to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

 

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

#367 Janice Eberly – to be an Assistant Secretary for the Treasury

 

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

#417 Michael W. Punke – to be a Deputy United States Trade Representative, with the Rank of Ambassador

#418 Islam A. Siddiqui – to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

#419 Paul Piquado – to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

 

UNITED STATES ADVISORY COMMISSION ON PUBLIC DIPLOMACY

#423 Anne Terman Wedner – to be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy for a term expiring July 1, 2013

 

OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

#424 Katherine M. Gehl – to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a term expiring December 17, 2013

#425 Terry Lewis – to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a term expiring December 17, 2011

#426 Terry Lewis – to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a term expiring December 17, 2014

 

UNITED NATIONS

#427 Russ Carnahan – to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-sixth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

#428 Ann Marie Buerkle – to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-sixth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

#442 Steven R. Frank – to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Pennsylvania for the term of four years

#443 Martin J. Pane – to be United States Marshal for the Middle District of Pennsylvania for the term of four years

#444 David Blake Webb – to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

 

And all nominations on the Secretary’s desk in the Foreign Service, and NOAA

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