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Cloakroom Wrap Up Memo -- Cloakroom Wrap Up - July 31, 2013

8:28 PM || July 31, 2013

Cloakroom Wrap Up Roll Call Votes:

Motion to table the Paul amendment #1739 to S. 1243, the THUD appropriations bill. (86 – 13). Tabled.

Motion to invoke cloture on Cal. # 201, Byron Todd Jones, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.  (60 – 40). Invoked.

Confirmation of the nomination of Cal. #201, Byron Todd Jones, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. (53 – 42). Confirmed.

Wrap Up:

Cal. #146, S. Res. 156 – NATO Allied Command Transformation

S. Res. 207 – National Airborne Day

S. Res. 208 – National Direct Support Professions Recognition Week

S. Res. 209 – Anniversary of Sikh Temple Shooting

S. Res. 210 – FBI Director Mueller

S. Res. 211 – Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

Thursday, August 1, 2013:

The Senate will convene at 9:30am. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 11:00am. Please note, there will also be a filing deadline for all 2nd degree amendments to S. 1243, at11:00am. At approximately 12:00pm, the Senate will proceed to 2 roll call votes in relation to the following:

1.)  Confirmation of the nomination of Cal. #96, Raymond T. Chen, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.

2.) The motion to invoke cloture on S. 1243, the THUD appropriations bill.

Further, at 4:00pm, or upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will proceed  to a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Cal. #220, Samantha Power, to be Representative to the United Nations with the rank of Ambassador.