Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, November 10, 2011

ROLL CALL VOTES

1)      McConnell motion to proceed to S.J.Res.6, Net Neutrality/FCC; Not Agreed to: 46-52

2)      McConnell motion to proceed to S.J.Res.27, Cross Border Air Pollution/EPA; Not Agreed to: 41-56

3)      McCain second degree amendment #928 (the text of S.1720) to the Tester amendment #927 to H.R.674, the 3% Withholding Repeal Act; Not Agreed to: 40-56

4)      Tester amendment #927 to H.R.674; Agreed to: 94-1-1(present)

5)      Passage of H.R.674, as amended; Passed: 95-0-1(present)

6)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2354, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill; Invoked: 81-14

 

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Passed S.363: a bill to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to convey property of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi with a Wicker amendment

Passed H.R.398, a bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to toll, during active-duty service abroad in the Armed Forces, the periods of time to file a petition and appear for an interview to remove the conditional basis for permanent resident status, and for other purposes. (by voice vote)

Adopted S.Res.320, designating November 26, 2011, as “Small Business Saturday” and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.

Adopted S.Res.321, Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Federal Executive Boards.

 

EXECUTIVE ITEMS

Confirmed the following:

AIR FORCE

#472 Col. Giovanni K. Tuck – to be Brigadier General

#473 Maj. Gen. Robin Rand – to be Lieutenant General

#474 Brig. Gen. Everett H. Thomas – to be Major General

#475 Maj. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins to be Lt. Gen.

#476 Col. Judy M. Griego – to be Brigadier General

#477 Maj. Gen. John W. Hesterman, III – to be Lieutenant General

And all nominations on the Secretary’s desk in the Air Force, Army, and Navy

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