Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 12, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Roll Call Votes

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #577, Matthew Frederick Leitman, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Invoked: 55-43
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #578, Judith Ellen Levy, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Invoked: 56-42
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #579, Laurie J. Michelson, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Invoked: 56-43
  4. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #580, Linda Vivienne Parker, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Invoked: 56-42

 

Additional Legislative Items

H.R.2019, Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Savings Act

S.J.Res.32, a joint resolution providing for the reappointment of John W. McCarter as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

S.Res.378 , condemning illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine

S.Res.379 , congratulating the Pennsylvania State University IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (“THON”) on its continued success in support of the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital

S.Res.380 , supporting the goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

S.Res.381, congratulating the athletes from the U.S. who participated in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games as members of the U.S. Olympic Team

Began the Rule 14 process to place the following bills on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

–        S.2110, Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014

–        H.R.4152, to provide for the costs of loan guarantees for Ukraine

 

Additional Executive Items

The Senate confirmed the following military nominations by unanimous consent:

AIR FORCE

#670 Brig. Gen. Travis D. Balch, to be Major General

ARMY

#673 Brig. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, to be Lieutenant General

#674 Col. Thomas R. Tempel, Jr., to be Major General

#675 Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum, to be Lieutenant General

MARINE CORPS

#676 To be Major General-

Brig. Gen. William T. Collins

Brig. Gen. James S. Hartsell

#677 Lt. Gen. Robert E. Schmidle, Jr., to be Lieutenant General

NAVY

#678 Rear Adm. Jan E. Tighe, to be Vice Admiral

All nominations on Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy

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