Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, July 26, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE

1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3414, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012; Invoked: 84-11

 

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Concurred in the House message to accompany S.1959, the Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act of 2012 by voice vote

Discharged the Banking Committee and passed S.1299, the Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act.

Adopted S.Res.529, recognizing that the occurrence of prostate cancer in African-American men has reached epidemic proportions and urging Federal agencies to address that health crisis by supporting education, awareness outreach, and research specifically focused on how prostate cancer affects African-American men.

Adopted S.Res.530, designating the month of August 2012 as “National Registered Apprenticeship Month”.

Adopted S.Res.531, commemorating the success of Team USA in the past 25 Olympic Games and supporting Team USA in the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Adopted S.Res.532, expressing support for the XIX International AIDS Conference and the sense of the Senate that continued commitment by the United States to HIV/AIDS research, prevention, and treatment programs is crucial to protecting global health by voice vote.

Discharged the Rules Committee and adopted H.Con.Res.90, a concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of the 25th edition of the pocket version of the United States Constitution.

Adopted H.Con.Res.133, a concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the rotunda of the United States Capitol for an event to present the Congressional Gold Medal to Arnold Palmer, in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf.

Adopted H.Con.Res.134, condemning, in the strongest possible terms, the heinous atrocities that occurred in Aurora, Colorado.

Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.6082, the Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan.(Republican request)

 

EXECUTIVE ITEMS

Confirmed the following items:

All nominations on the Secretary’s desk in the Air Force, Army and Navy.

 

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #839 to be Brigadier General—Colonel Edward E. Metzgar

Executive Calendar #840 to be Brigadier General—Col. Russ A. Walz

 

Executive Calendar #842 to be Major General—Brig. Gen. Timothy M. Ray

Executive Calendar #843 to be General—Lt. Gen. Paul J. Selva

Executive Calendar #844 to be Lieutenant General—Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel

Executive Calendar #845 to be Major General-Brig. Gen. Howard D. Stendahl

 

ARMY

Executive Calendar #846 to be Major General—Brig. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock

Executive Calendar #847 to be Major General—Brig. Gen. Reynold N. Hoover

Executive Calendar #848 to be Lieutenant General—Maj. Gen. James O. Barclay, III

Executive Calendar #849 to be Lieutenant General—Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell, Jr.

Executive Calendar #850 to be General—Lt. Gen. Frank J. Grass

Executive Calendar #851 to be Lieutenant General—Maj. Gen. David R. Hogg

Executive Calendar #852 to be Major General—Brig. Gen. Joyce L. Stevens

 

NAVY

Executive Calendar #853 to be Vice Admiral—Vice Adm. Allen G. Myers

Executive Calendar #854 to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half)—

Captain John D. Alexander;

Captain Bret C. Batchelder;

Captain Ronald A. Boxall;

Captain Robert P. Burke;

Captain David J. Hahn;

Captain Alexander L. Krongard;

Captain Andrew L. Lewis;

Captain Bruce H. Lindsey;

Captain Dee L. Mewbourne;

Captain John P. Neagley;

Captain Partick A. Piercey;

Captain Markham K. Rich;

Captain Charles A. Richard;

Captain Cynthia M. Thebaud;

Captain Brad Williamson;

Captain Ricky L. Williamson

 

Executive Calendar #855 to be Admiral—Vice Adm. John M. Richardson

Executive Calendar #856 to be Vice Admiral—Rear Adm. David A. Dunaway

 

MARINE CORPS

Executive Calendar #857 to be General—Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly

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