Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Roll Call Votes

1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #563, Carolyn B. McHugh, of Utah, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Confirmed: 98-0

2)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #577, Matthew Frederick Leitman, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Confirmed: 98-0

3)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #578, Judith Ellen Levy, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Confirmed: 97-0

4)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #579, Laurie J. Michelson, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Confirmed: 98-0

5)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #580, Linda Vivienne Parker, of Michigan, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan; Confirmed: 60-37

6)     Enzi amendment #2812 (review of early learning and care programs) to S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization Act; Agreed to: 98-0

7)     Franken amendment #2822 (Indian tribes and tribal organizations); Agreed to: 93-6

8)     Landrieu amendment #2818 (child care disaster plan); Agreed to: 98-0

 

Additional Legislative Items

Passed S.611, A bill to make a technical amendment to the T’uf Shur Bien Preservation Trust Area Act, and for other purposes with a committee-reported substitute amendment.

 

Adopted S.Res.365, a resolution deploring the violent repression of peaceful demonstrators in Venezuela, calling for full accountability for human rights violations taking place in Venezuela, and supporting the right of the Venezuelan people to the free and peaceful exercise of representative democracy.

 

Began the Rule 14 process of S.2122, the Responsible Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Improvement Act (Hatch) in order to place the bill on the Legislative Calendar.

 

Completed 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

Confirmed the following by voice vote:

-        Executive Calendar #512, Sarah Bloom Raskin, of Maryland, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

-        Executive Calendar #682, Heather MacDougall, of FL, to be Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

-        Executive Calendar #617, France Cordova, of NM, to be Director of the National Science Foundation

-        Executive Calendar. #614, James Shelton, IL, to be Deputy Secretary of Education

-        Executive Calendar #545, Bruce Heyman, of IL, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Canada

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