Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #691, Mark G. Mastroianni, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Confirmed: 92-2
  2. Confirmation of  Executive Calendar #692,Bruce Howe Hendricks, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of South Carolina; Confirmed: 95-0
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #733, Tanya S. Chutkan, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; Confirmed: 95-0
  4. Cloture on Executive Calendar #798, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; Invoked: 67-28

 

Legislative items

Adopted S.Res.451, Recalling the Government of China’s forcible dispersion of those peaceably assembled in Tiananmen Square 25 years ago.

 

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.218, Honoring the legacy of A. Philip Randolph and saluting his efforts on behalf of the people of the United States to form “a more perfect union”.

 

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.463, Honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Billy Frank, Jr., and expressing condolences on his passing.

 

Adopted S.Res.467, recognizing the 100th anniversary of Fisherman’s Terminal in the Port of Seattle and celebrating Seattle’s rich maritime heritage and its importance to the United States.

 

Began the Rule 14 process of S.2432, the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act (Warren) in order to place the bill on the Calendar of Business.

 

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.2422, a bill to improve the access of veterans to medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes, in order to place the bill on the Calendar of Business.

 

Additional Executive items

Confirmed Executive Calendar #796 Stefan M. Selig, of New York, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade by voice vote.

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