Senate Democrats

Up to 5 Roll Call Votes at 3:30pm

The Senate has reached an agreement that provides for up to 5 roll call votes at 3:30pm on confirmation of the following nominations. Each vote after the first vote will be 10 minutes in duration. There will be 2 minutes of debate between the votes.

 

-          Executive Calendar #649, Wanda Felton, of New York, to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2017 (Reappointment).

-          Executive Calendar #507, Terrell McSweeny, of the District of Columbia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the unexpired term of seven years from September 26, 2010

-          Executive Calendar #506, Debra L. Miller, of Kansas , to be a Member of the Surface Transportation for a term expiring December 31, 2017;

-          Executive Calendar #619, Steven Joel Anthony, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Railroad Retirement Board for a term expiring August 28, 2018; and

-          Executive Calendar #522, Daniel W. Yohannes, of Colorado, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, with the rank of Ambassador.

 

The details of the agreement are below.

 

At 2:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #649, Wanda Felton, of New York, to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2017 (Reappointment).  There will be 1 hour for debate, with 15 minutes under the control of the Democratic Leader, or his designee, and 45 minutes under the control of the Republican Leader, prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Upon disposition of the Felton nomination, the Senate will consider Executive Calendar #507, Terrell McSweeny, of the District of Columbia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the unexpired term of seven years from September 26, 2010 with 2 minutes of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.

 

Upon disposition of the McSweeny nomination, the Senate will consider the following nominations:

-          Executive Calendar #506, Debra L. Miller, of Kansas , to be a Member of the Surface Transportation for a term expiring December 31, 2017;

-          Executive Calendar #619, Steven Joel Anthony, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Railroad Retirement Board for a term expiring August 28, 2018; and

-          Executive Calendar #522, Daniel W. Yohannes, of Colorado, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, with the rank of Ambassador.

There will be two minutes of debate prior to each vote prior to each vote.

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