Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 27, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES

1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, the nomination of Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation; Confirmed: 100-0

2)      Committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act; Agreed to: 68-32

3)      Motion to invoke cloture on S.744, as amended; Invoked: 68-32

4)      Passage of S.744, as amended; Passed: 68-32

 

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Discharged the Banking Committee and passed H.R.324, to grant the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II.

 

Passed H.R.2383, to designate the new Interstate Route 70 bridge over the Mississippi River connecting St. Louis, Missouri, and southwestern Illinois as the “Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge”.

 

Passed H.R.1151, to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan at the triennial International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly, and for other purposes.

 

Adopted S.Con.Res.19, provided for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and adjournment of the House.

 

Adopted S.Res.192, commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the significance of this battle in the history of the United States.

 

EXECUTIVE ITEMS

Confirmed Executive Calendar #187 Howard A. Shelanski – to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget by voice vote

 

Discharged the Commerce committee and confirmed:

PN121 Marietta Robinson, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and

PN500 Ann Marie Buerkle, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission

 

Confirmed the following items:

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

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Executive Calendar #145 Sylvia M. Becker – to be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States for the term expiring September 30, 2013

Executive Calendar #146 Sylvia M. Becker – to be a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States for the term expiring September 30, 2016

 

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

Executive Calendar #177 Brian C. Deese – to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget

 

COAST GUARD

Executive Calendar #181 Rear Adm. Steven E. Day, USCGR – to be Rear Admiral

 

FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD

Executive Calendar #183 William S. Jasien – to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2015.

 

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Executive Calendar #188 Daniel M. Tangherlini – to be Administrator of General Services

 

NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

Executive Calendar #190 Allison M. Macfarlane – to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2018 (Reappointment)

 

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #195 Lt. Gen. Frank Gorenc – to be General

 

NAVY

Executive Calendar #196 Rear Adm. Philip S. Davidson – to be Vice Admiral

 

ARMY

Executive Calendar #197 Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington – to be Lieutenant General

 

NAVY

Executive Calendar #198 Capt. Stephen M. Pachuta – to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

 

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