Senate Democrats

Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Roll Call Vote

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #633, 113th Congress, 2nd Session" href="http://democrats.senate.gov/execlookup.php?nomination=calendar+no.+633&congress=113" target="_blank">Executive Calendar #633, Keith Harper, of Maryland, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Representative to the UN Human Rights Council; Confirmed: 52-42
  2. Cloture on Executive Calendar #755, 113th Congress, 2nd Session" href="http://democrats.senate.gov/execlookup.php?nomination=calendar+no.+755&congress=113" target="_blank">Executive Calendar #755, Sharon Bowen, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Invoked: 50-44
  3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #755, 113th Congress, 2nd Session" href="http://democrats.senate.gov/execlookup.php?nomination=calendar+no.+755&congress=113" target="_blank">Executive Calendar #755, Sharon Bowen, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Confirmed: 48-46
  4. Cloture on Executive Calendar #691, 113th Congress, 2nd Session" href="http://democrats.senate.gov/execlookup.php?nomination=calendar+no.+691&congress=113" target="_blank">Executive Calendar #691, Mark G. Mastroianni, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Invoked: 56-39
  5. Cloture on  Executive Calendar #692, 113th Congress, 2nd Session" href="http://democrats.senate.gov/execlookup.php?nomination=calendar+no.+692&congress=113" target="_blank">Executive Calendar #692, Bruce Howe Hendricks, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of South Carolina; Invoked: 59-35
  6. Cloture on Executive Calendar #733, 113th Congress, 2nd Session" href="http://democrats.senate.gov/execlookup.php?nomination=calendar+no.+733&congress=113" target="_blank">Executive Calendar #733, Tanya S. Chutkan, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; Invoked: 54-40

 

Legislative items

Passed S.2270, Insurance Capital Standards Clarification Act of 2014, as amended by the Collins substitute amendment

Adopted S.Res.453, Condemning the death sentence against Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, a Sudanese Christian woman accused of apostasy

Adopted S.Res.464, National Aphasia Awareness Month

Adopted S.Res.465, Commemorating the centennial of Webster University

 

The Senate began the Rule 14 process to place S.2422, a bill to improve the access of veterans to medical services from the Department

of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes, on the Calendar of Business.

 

Executive items

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by vote votes:

 

Executive Calendar #752 Timothy G. Massad, of Connecticut, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission;

Executive Calendar #753 Timothy G. Massad, of Connecticut, to be Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and

Executive Calendar #754 J. Christopher Giancarlo, of New Jersey, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

 

By unanimous consent, the Senate discharged the Agriculture Committee and confirmed PN #1642, the nomination of J. Christopher Giancarlo, of New Jersey, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring April 13, 2019