Senate Democrats

Wrap Up for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Roll Call Votes

  1. Crapo motion to waive all Budget points of order re: Coburn amendment #3549 Flake #3551; Not Waived: 48-49
  2. Flake amendment  #3551 Agreed To: 97-0
  3. Passage of S.2244:">S.2244, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014; Passed: 93-4
  4. Cloture on Executive Calendar #849 Julie E. Carnes, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Invoked: 68-23

 

Legislative Business

Adopted Cal. # 469, S.Res.498, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding United States support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from the Hamas terrorist organization

Adopted S.Res.488, A resolution designating July 26, 2014, as “National Day of the American Cowboy”.

Adopted S.Res.507 , Designating August 7, 2014, as “National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day”.

Adopted S.Res.508, A resolution commemorating the centennial anniversary of the establishment of the Congressional Research Service

 

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar S.2631, a bill to prohibit funding for deferred action for childhood arrivals created by Executive Memorandum on 8/15/12 (Cruz)

 

Executive Business

The Senate reached an agreement to vote at 10:45am on Tuesday, July 22, on cloture on the Birotte, Rosenberg, and deGravelles nominations and, if cloture is invoked, at 2:15pm on confirmation of those nominations. There will be two minutes for debate prior to each vote. All votes after the first in each series will be 10 minute votes.

 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

10:45am—up to 3 roll call votes:

 

–        Cloture on Executive Calendar #851, Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California

–        Cloture on Executive Calendar #852, Robin L. Rosenberg, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida

–        Cloture on Executive Calendar #854, John W. deGravelles, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana

 

2:15pm—up to 3 roll call votes:

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #851, Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #852, Robin L. Rosenberg, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #854, John W. deGravelles, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana

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