Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, May 5, 2014

Roll Call Votes

1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #575, Nancy L. Moritz, of Kansas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; Confirmed: 90-3

 

Legislative items

Passed H.R.4120, a bill to amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date.

 

Adopted S.Res.434, a resolution electing Andrew B. Willison as the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate.

 

Adopted S.Res.435, a resolution notifying the President of the United States of the election of Andrew B. Willison as the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate.

 

Adopted S.Res.436, a resolution notifying the House of Representatives of the United States of the election of Andrew B. Willison as the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate.

 

Adopted S.Res.437, recognizing the historic significance of the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo.

 

Discharged the HELP committee and adopted S.Res.102, expressing support for the designation of Saint Louis, Missouri, as the “National Chess Capital” of the United States to enhance awareness of the educational benefits of chess and to encourage schools and community centers to engage in chess programs to promote problem-solving, critical thinking, special awareness, and goal setting.

 

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.2280, the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval bill (Hoeven-Landrieu-others) in order to place the bill on the Legislative Calendar.

 

Additional Executive items

Confirmed Executive Calendar #703 Peter A. Selfridge, of Minnesota, to be Chief of Protocol, and to have the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service by voice vote. 

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