ROLL CALL VOTE
1) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #204, the nomination of Colin Stirling Bruce, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of Illinois; Confirmed: 96-0
Completed the Rule 14 process of:
– H.J.Res.75, making continuing appropriations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes;
– H.J.Res.85, making continuing appropriations for the Federal Emergency Management Agency for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes; and
– H.R.3223, to provide for the compensation of furloughed Federal employees.
Confirmed Executive Calendar #205, the nomination of Sara Lee Ellis, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois by voice vote.
By unanimous consent, the nomination of Arun Madhavan Kumar, of California, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service, received in the Senate on October 7, 2013, will be jointly referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs and Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.