Senate Democrats

Amendments to S.679, Presidential Appointments

The following amendments to S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act have been considered:

  • Vitter amendment #499 (czars); Not Agreed to: 47-51
  • DeMint amendment #510 (Bureau of Justice Statistics); Not Agreed to: 41-57
  • Coburn amendment #500 (duplicative Federal programs); withdrawn
  • Akaka amendment #512, as modified (Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans); Agreed to by unanimous consent
  • Carper amendment #517 (GAO report); Agreed to by unanimous consent
  • Paul amendment #503 (Director of the Mint); Agreed to by unanimous consent
  • Schumer-Alexander-Lieberman-Collins amendment #520 (managers’ amendment); Agreed to by unanimous consent
  • DeMint amendment #501 (IMF bailouts); Not Agreed to: 44-55
  • Portman amendment #509 (Comptrollers of Navy, Army, Air Force; Controller of OMB and department CFOs); Agreed to by voice vote
  • DeMint amendment #511 (legislative & public affairs); Not Agreed to: 25-74
  • Toomey amendment #514 (strikes the provision relating to the Governors and alternate governors of the IMF and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development); Agreed to by voice vote
  • Cornyn amendment #504 (strike provisions re: Comptroller of the Army, Navy and Air Force); withdrawn
  • McCain amendment #493 (Navajo and Hopi Relocation office); withdrawn
  • Paul amendment #502 (Treasurer of the United States); withdrawn