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The Floor Log is for reference purposes only. For official information, please visit https://www.congress.gov/congressional-record

SENATE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018

The Senate will convene at 10:00 AM and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session to resume consideration of Cal. #1046, Justin George Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.  At 11:00 AM, all post-cloture time will be deemed expired and the Senate will vote on the Muzinich nomination.  The Senate will recess from 12:30-2:15 PM for weekly party caucus meetings.

The Senate convened and proceeded with Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to an Executive Session.

Cal. #1046, Justin George Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.  Yeas and nays ordered.  The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 55-44.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session for a period of Morning Business.

At 2:15 PM, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of Cal. # 1141, Jonathan Kobes to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit.

The Senate stands in recess until 2:15 PM.

The Senate reconvened and proceeded to Executive Session.

At 3:45 PM the Senate will vote on the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 (The Farm Bill).

Cal. # 1141, Jonathan Kobes to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit. Yeas and Nays ordered. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 51–50, with the Vice President voting in the affirmative.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.

Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 (Farm Bill).  Yeas and nays ordered.  The Conference Report is adopted by a vote of 87-13.

Motion to Proceed to S.J. Res. 64 (Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations”).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

S.J. Res. 64 (Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations”). 

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

S. 1092 (Interstate Transport Act of 2018). The committee reported substitute amendment was withdrawn. The Thune amendment was agreed to. The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 2961 (Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2018). The Blunt amendment was agreed to. The committee reported substitute amendment was agreed to. The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 6964 (Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018). The Grassley amendment was agreed to. The bill passed by Voice Vote.

S. 3482 (Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2018). The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 1872 (Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018). The bill passed by Voice Vote.

H.R. 5759 (21st Century IDEA). The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 3996 (Protecting Access to the Courts for Taxpayers Act). The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. Res. 154 (promoting awareness of motorcycle profiling and encouraging collaboration and communication with the motorcycle community and law enforcement officials to prevent instances of profiling). The resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. Res. 711 (A resolution designating November 2018 as “National Runaway Prevention Month”). The resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

The following resolutions were agreed to by Unanimous Consent, en bloc:
S. Res. 719
S. Res. 720
S. Res. 721
S. Res. 722
S. Res. 723

S. Res. 565 (A resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Kings Bay, Georgia). The Perdue amendment to the preamble was agreed to. The preamble as amended was agreed to. The resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate will convene at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.J. Res. 64 (Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations”). At 12:15 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on Adoption of the S.J. Res. 64.
The Senate adjourned at 8:01 PM.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018

The Senate will convene at 4:00 PM. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to an Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal #1046. Justin George Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Muzinich nomination.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to an Executive Session.

Cal #1046, Justin George Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.  Motion to Invoke Cloture.  Yeas and nays ordered.  The Cloture Motion was agreed to by a vote of 55-43.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.

The Senate will convene at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 11th and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session to resume consideration of Cal. #1046, Justin George Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.  At 11:30 AM, all post-cloture time will be deemed expired and the Senate will vote on the Muzinich nomination.  The Senate will recess from 12:30-2:15 PM for weekly party caucus meetings.

The Senate adjourned at 6:49 PM.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018

The Senate will convene at 9:30 AM and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. #1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  At 12:00 Noon, all post-cloture time will be yielded back and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.  At 1:45 PM, the Senate will proceed to vote on Cal. #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Cal. #1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session for a period of Morning Business.

S. 5328 (Designates the facility of a U.S. Post Office in Brooklyn, NY). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 1861 (Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

H.R. 1417 (Amends the National Law Enforcement Museum Act).  Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 3398 (Amends the REAL ID Act of 2005).  Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 6330 (Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

S. 3561 (National Guard and Reserve Entrepreneurship Support Act). Committee-reported substitute amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Voice Vote.

S. 2679 (Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2018). Committee-reported substitute amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Voice Vote.

H.R. 4111 (To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Cal. #1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Yeas and Nays ordered. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 50-49.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.

S. J. Res. 143 (Making further continuing appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019). The resolution was agreed to by Voice Vote.

The Senate resumed an Executive Session.

Cal. #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Yeas and Nays ordered. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 50–49.

McConnell motion to proceed to Legislative Session. Agreed to by Voice Vote.

The Senate proceeded to Legislative Session.

McConnell motion to proceed to Executive Session. Agreed to by Voice Vote.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Cal #1046. Justin George Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. McConnell filed cloture on the nomination.

NAVY
Cal. #1200, Vice Adm. James J. Malloy to be Vice Admiral. The nomination was confirmed by Voice Vote.

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

S. 2597 (Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018). The bill was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 1942 (Savanna’s Act). The committee reported substitute amendment was agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill as amended was passed by Voice Vote.

S. 2343 (Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018). The committee reported substitute amendment was agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 3119 (Endangered Salmon Predation Prevention Act). The committee reported substitute amendment was withdrawn. The Risch substitute amendment was agreed to. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 2276 (GAO-IG Act). The committee reported substitute amendment was withdrawn. The Young substitute amendment was agreed to. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 2454 (Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017). The Johnson substitute amendment was agreed to. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 7 (NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act of 2018). The bill was passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 5075 (Ashanti Alert Act of 2018). The amendment was agreed to. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 315 (Improving Access to Maternity Care Act). The bill was passed by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate will next convene at 4:00 PM on Monday, December 10th, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to an Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal #1046. Justin George Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Muzinich nomination.

The Senate adjourned at 6:14 PM.

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018

The Senate will convene at 2:30 PM. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. # 1153 Bernard McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At 4:00 PM the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cal. # 1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Cal. # 1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Motion to Invoke Cloture. Yeas and Nays ordered. The motion was agreed to by a vote of 50-49.

The Senate proceeded to a period of Morning Business.

S. Res. 715 (Honoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate will convene at 9:30 AM on Thursday, December 6th and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. #1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  At 12:00 Noon, all post-cloture time will be yielded back and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.  At 1:45 PM, the Senate will proceed to vote on Cal. #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

The Senate adjourned at 6:47 PM under the provisions of S. Res. 715 (Honoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush), under a mark of further respect for George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018

The Senate will convene at 2:30 PM. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of Morning Business.

S. 1934 (Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act). Passed by unanimous consent.

H.R. 754 (To award the Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition of his heroic achievements and courageous contributions to peace in the Middle East). Passed by unanimous consent.

S. 2736 (Asia Reassurance Initiative Act). Gardner amendment agreed to by unanimous consent. Passed by unanimous consent.

S. 3530 (Museum and Library Services Act Reauthorization). Passed by unanimous consent.

S. Con. Res. 57 (Authorizing the printing of a commemorative document in memory of the late President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush). Agreed to by unanimous consent.

The Senate will convene at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. # 1153 Bernard McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At 4:00 PM the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cal. # 1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The Senate adjourned at 6:15 PM.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018

The Senate will next convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, December 3rd, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. # 1153 Bernard McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to a Cloture Vote on the McNamee nomination.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

S. Con. Res. 55 (Authorizing the use of the Rotunda of the Capitol for the Lying in State of the remains of the Late George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States). The Concurrent Resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. Con. Res. 56 (Providing for the use of the catafalque situated in the Exhibition Hall of the Capriol Visitors’ Center in section with memorial services to be conducted in the Rotunda of the Capitol for the late George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st, President of the United States. The Concurrent Resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

McConnell asked Unanimous Consent that the Cloture Vote on Cal. # 1153 Bernard McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission occur at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 The Unanimous Consent request was agreed to.

The Senate will convene at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a Period of Morning Business.

The Senate adjourned at 3:30 PM.

 

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