Senate Democrats

Wrap Up for Thursday, July 31, 2014

Roll Call Votes

  1. Sessions motion to table Reid amendment #3751 (date change); Not Agreed To: 43-52
  2. Mikulski motion to waive budget points of order with respect to S.2648, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations; Not Waived: 50-44
  3. Sanders motion to waive budget points of order with respect to the Conference Report to accompany H.R.3230, Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act; Waived: 86-8
  4. Adoption of the Conference Report to accompany H.R.3230, Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act; Adopted: 91-3
  5. Motion to recede the Senate amendment to H.R.5021, Highway and Transportation Funding Act; Agreed To: 81-13
  6. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #848, Jill Pryor, of Georgia, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit; Invoked 58-33

 

Legislative Business

Passed H.R.4360, Jason Crisp Forest Service Building

Passed H.R.4631, Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2014

Passed H.R.3548, Improving Trauma Care

Passed H.R.4838, “William H. Gray III 30th Street Station”

Adopted Calendar #494, S.J.Res.36, Nuclear Agreement with Vietnam

Adopted Calendar #495, S.Res.502, Exit permits, Congo

Adopted Calendar #496, S.Res.513, 70th Anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

Adopted Calendar #497, S.Res.520, Malaysia Airline Flight 17

Adopted Calendar #498, S.Res.522, African Leaders Summit

Passed Calendar #503, S.231, Multinational Species Conservation Funds

Adopted the following resolutions, en bloc:

  1. S.Res.532, National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week
  2. S.Res.533, National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month
  3. S.Res.534, Dirksen Day
  4. S.Res.535, Printing Senate Rules and Manual

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2772, Supplemental Appropriations for FY2014 (Flake)

Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2773, Supplemental Appropriations for FY2014 (Cornyn-Grassley-McConnell)

Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2709, Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act (Manchin)

 

 

Executive Business

The following nominations were confirmed by unanimous consent:

 

All nominations placed on the Secretary’s desk in the Air Force, Army, and Navy.

 

AIR FORCE

#980 Col. Clarence Ervin – to be Brigadier General

 

ARMY

#981 Brig. Gen. Charles L. Gable – to be Major General

#982 Brig. Gen. Stephen L. Danner – to be Major General

#983 To be Major General:

Brigadier General Patricia M. Anslow

Brigadier General Elizabeth D. Austin

Brigadier General Walter E. Fountain

Brigadier General Richard J. Gallant

Brigadier General Scott A. Gronewald

Brigadier General Jeffrey H. Holmes

Brigadier General Walter T. Lord

Brigadier General Johnny R. Miller

Brigadier General Glen E. Moore

Brigadier General Lester Simpson

Brigadier General Rex A. Spitler

Brigadier General Roy S. Webb

Brigadier General David E. Wilmot

Brigadier General David C. Wood

#984 Brig. Gen. Mark W. Palzer – to be Major General

#985 Brig. Gen. Neal G. Loidolt – to be Major General

To be Brigadier General

Col. Thomas P. Bump

Col. Jeffrey E. Ireland

Col. Isabelo Rivera

Col. Wallace N. Turner

#986 Col. Robert J. Ulses – to be Brigadier General

#987 Col. Timothy J. Sheriff – to be Brigadier General

#988 Col. Timothy S. Paul – to be Brigadier General

#989 Col. Glenn A. Goddard – to be Brigadier General

#990 To be Brigadier General

Colonel Gregrey C. Bacon

Colonel Daryl D. Jaschen

Colonel David S. Werner

#991 Col. Robert J. Howell, Jr. – to be Brigadier General

 

NAVY

#992 Rear Adm. (lh) Kerry M. Metz – to be Rear Admiral

#993 To be Rear Admiral (lower half)

Capt. Gene F. Price

Capt. Linnea J. Sommerweddington

#994 Capt. Dawn E. Cutler – to be to be Rear Admiral (lower half)

 

 

The following nominations were confirmed by voice votes:

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

#968 John Francis Tefft –Ambassador of the United States of America to the Russian Federation

 

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

#868 Laura Junor – to be a Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense

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