The Humetewa nomination was confirmed 96-0. The Senate resumed Legislative Session and adopted the motion to proceed to H.R.3474 by voice vote. Senator Reid then offered the Wyden amendment #3060 (substitute with the text of Tax Extenders and ) and several other amendments to fill the amendment tree. He then filed cloture motions on the substitute amendment and underlying bill. Senator Reid then filed cloture on Executive Calendar #768, the nomination of Stanley Fischer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Senator Reid then moved to proceed to S.162, a bill to reauthorize and improve the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act.
The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the Wyden substitute amendment #3060 and H.R.3474 is 1:00pm tomorrow, May 15 and the filing deadline for second degree amendments to the Substitute amendment is 3:00pm tomorrow.
Amendments pending to H.R.3474
Reid for Wyden #3060 (Substitute – Tax Extenders plus Hire More Heroes Act)
Reid motion to recommit the bill with #3093 (date change)