Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, March 22, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES

1)      Merkley amendment #1884 (CROWDFUND Act) to H.R.3606, the IPO bill; Agreed To: 64-35

2)      Passage of H.R.3606, the IPO bill, as amended; Passed: 73-26

3)      Motion to invoke cloture on the Reid motion to concur in the House amendment to S.2038, the STOCK Act; Agreed To: 96-3

4)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #441, the nomination of David Nuffer, of UT, to be US District Judge for the District of Utah; Confirmed: 96-2

5)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #462, the nomination of Ronnie Abrams, of NY, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of New York; Confirmed: 96-2

 

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Adopted H.Con.Res.108, a concurrent resolution permitting the use of the Rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust

Adopted S.Res.404, recognizing the life and work of war correspondent Marie Colvin and other courageous journalists in war zones.

Adopted S.Res.405, authorizing the official photograph of the 112th Congress in the Senate Chamber on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.5, Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011. (Republican request)

Began the Rule 14 process of S.2230, Paying a Fair Share Act. (Whitehouse)

Began the Rule 14 process of S.2231, Small Business Lending Enhancement Act. (Udall CO)

 

EXECUTIVE ITEMS

Confirmed Calendar #463, the nomination of Rudolph Contreras, of VA, to be US District Judge for the District of Columbia by voice vote

Confirmed PN1376, a list of 201 nominees in the Public Health Service.

Confirmed Calendar #226, Cynthia A. Covell to be Rear Admiral, Navy.

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