339 Group

Fighting for Conservative Leaders and Values

Cloakroom Wrap Up Memo -- Cloakroom Wrap Up - 3-26-14

6:24 PM || March 27, 2014
Cloakroom Wrap Up
 Roll Call Votes:
Menendez-Corker amendment #2867 to H.R. 4152, the Ukraine bill. (98 – 2). Adopted.

Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Cal. #573, John Owens to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit. (54 – 44). Invoked.

Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 3979, shell for the UI bill. (65 – 34). Invoked.


Executive Session:

Cal. #700, Matthew Tueller, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen. (confirmed by voice vote).

Cal. #689, Maria Contreras-Sweet, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration. (confirmed by voice vote).

PN# 1059, Kathryn Thomson to be General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Transportation. (confirmed by voice vote).


Wrap Up:

S. Res. 400 – Great Alaskan Earthquake

S. 2183 – Ukraine Broadcasting

S. Res. 395 – Military and Veterans Caregiver Month

 
Monday, March 31, 2014:

The Senate will convene at 2:00pm. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R. 4302. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the Owens nomination. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to three roll call votes in relation to the following:

1.)    Confirmation of the nomination of Cal. #573, John Owens, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

2.)    (if a point of order is raised) Motion to waive the budget with respect to H.R. 4302, SGR/Doc Fix

3.)    Passage of H.R. 4302, SGR/Doc Fix (subject to a 60 affirmative vote threshold for passage)