Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, March 31, 2014

Roll Call Votes

1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #573, John B. Owens, of CA, to be US Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Confirmed: 56-42

2)      Motion to waive applicable budget points of order with respect to H.R.4302, Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (SGR/Doc Fix)  (if point of order is raised) (60-vote threshold); Agreed to: 64-35

3)      Passage of H.R.4302,  Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (SGR/Doc Fix) (60-vote threshold); Passed: 64-35

 

Additional Legislative items

Adopted S.Res.405, resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of March 31 through April 2, 2014, as “National Assistant Principals Week”.

 

Adopted S.Res.406, Designating April 4, 2014, as “National Association of Junior Auxiliaries Day”

 

Adopted S.Res.407, honoring former U.S. Senator and Navy Rear Admiral Jeremiah Denton.

 

Additional Executive items

Discharged the Commerce committee and confirmed PN1058 Kelly R. Welsh, of Illinois to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce by voice vote. 

 

Confirmed all nominations placed on the Secretary’s desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy in addition to the following items:

AIR FORCE

Executive Calendar #714 Maj. Gen. Anthony J. Rock – to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #715 Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Trask – to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #716 Col. Andrew J. Toth – to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #717 Lt. Gen. Darren W. McDew – to be General

Executive Calendar #718 Lt. Gen. Bradley A. Heithold – to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #719 Col. Robert I. Miller – to be Brigadier General

 

ARMY

Executive Calendar #720 Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett, III to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #721 Maj. Gen. Herbert R. McMaster, Jr. – to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #722 Col. Robert D. Tenhet – to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #723 Col. Bertram C. Providence – to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #724 Maj. Gen. Bennet S. Sacolick – to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #725 Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers – to be Admiral

Executive Calendar #726 Vice Adm. John W. Miller – to be Vice Admiral

Executive Calendar #727 Capt. David A. Lane – to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

 

MARINE CORPS

Executive Calendar #728 to be Major General

Brig. Gen. Brian D. Beaudreault

Brig. Gen. Vincent A. Coglianese

Brig. Gen. James W. Lukeman

Brig. Gen. Carl E. Mundy, III

Brig. Gen. Daniel J. ODonohue

Brig. Gen. Richard L. Simcock, II

Brig. Gen. Gary L. Thomas

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