Senate Democrats

Wrap Up for Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #732, 113th Congress, 2nd Session" href="http://democrats.senate.gov/execlookup.php?nomination=calendar+no.+732&congress=113" target="_blank">Executive Calendar #732, Gregg Jeffrey Costa, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit; Confirmed: 97-0
  2. Cloture on Executive Calendar #768, Stanley Fischer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve; Invoked: 62-35

 

Additional Legislative items

Passed H.R.2939, To award the Congressional Gold Medal to Shimon Peres

Passed H.R.1209, To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II members of the “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders”, for outstanding heroism, valor, skill, and service to the United States in conducting the bombings of Tokyo

Passed H.R.3658, Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2013

Passed H.R.685, American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act

Adopted S.Res452, a resolution to authorize testimony, documents, and representation in the City of Lafayette v. Bryan Benoit

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place S.2363, Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act, on the Legislative Calendar of Business.

 

Removed the injunction of secrecy on the Convention on Taxes with the Republic of Poland (Treaty Document No. 113-5)

 

Additional Executive items

Confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #521 Dana J. Hyde, of Maryland, to be Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Confirmed by voice vote Confirmation of Executive Calendar #622 Susan McCue, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation for a term of three years

Confirmed by voice vote Confirmation of Executive Calendar #765 Mark Green, of Wisconsin, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation for a term of two years

 

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