Senate Democrats

Up to 3 roll call votes at 11:20am/Up to 8 votes around 2pm–re: Military Sexual Assault bills and Sullivan, Schmidtlein, Kerkowske, and Hammer nominations

As a reminder, at 11:20am today, there will be up to 3 roll call votes in relation to the following Executive nominations:

 

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #636, Rose Eilene Gottemoeller, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security;

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #510, Suzanne Eleanor Spaulding, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary, Department of Homeland Security (expect voice vote); and

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #511, John Roth, of Michigan, to be Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security (expect voice vote).

 

Further, there will be an additional series of up to 8 votes this afternoon at approximately 2:00pm. Those votes will be on the following items related to the military sexual assault bills and Executive nominations:

 

–     Motion to invoke cloture on S.1752, Military Justice Improvement Act of 2013 (Gillibrand)

–     If cloture is invoked on S.1752, passage of S.1752

–     Upon disposition of S.1752 or if cloture is not invoked on S.1752, the next vote will be on the motion to invoke cloture on S.1917, Victims Protection Act of 2014 (McCaskill)

–     If cloture is invoked on S.1917, passage of S.1917

–     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #504, Kathryn D. Sullivan, of Ohio, to be Under Secretary of Commerce and Atmosphere (expect voice vote)

–     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #513, Rhonda K. Schmidtlein, of Missouri, to be a member of the United States International Trade Commission (expect voice vote)

–     Confirmation of Executive Calenadr #640, R. Gil Kerkowske, of the District of Columbia, to be Commissioner of Customs, Department of Homeland Security (expect voice vote)

–     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #547, Michael A. Hammer, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Chile (expect voice vote)

 

There will be two minutes of debate prior to each vote and all votes after the first vote in each series will be 10 minutes in duration. We hope to confirm the Roth, Sullivan, Schmidtlein, Kerkowske, and Hammer nominations by voice vote.

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