The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #498 Douglas R. Bush, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army. 

11:30am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Nathan nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture on the Bush nomination.If cloture is invoked, at approximately 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Bush nomination. 

Additional roll call votes are expected during Wednesday’s session in relation to the nominations in the list below. 

  1. Executive Calendar #495 John Patrick Coffey, of New York, to be General Counsel of the Department of the Navy 
  2. Executive Calendar #496 Alexandra Baker, of New Jersey, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense 
  3. Executive Calendar #673 Reta Jo Lewis, of Georgia, to be President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2025 
  4. Executive Calendar #654 Leonard Philip Stark, of Delaware, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit 
  5. Executive Calendar #636 Neil Harvey MacBride, of Virginia, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury. 

Cloture has been filed on Executive Calendar #705, Max Vekich, of Washington, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 2026. Absent an agreement, the cloture motion will ripen one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday. 

The vote on the motion to discharge the nomination of Sam Bagenstos to be General Counsel to the Department of Health and Human Services from the Finance Committee will occur at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader. 

By a vote of 72-24, the nomination is confirmed: Executive Calendar #627 Scott A. Nathan to be Chief Executive Officer of the United States International Development Finance Corporation. 

By a vote of 95-2, the Senate agreed to Invoke Cloture on Executive Calendar #498 Douglas R. Bush, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army, vice Bruce D. Jette. 

2 votes at 2:15pm today: 

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #498, Douglas R. Bush, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army 
  2. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #495, John Patrick Coffey to be General Counsel of the Department of the Navy. 

By a vote of 93-2, the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #498 Douglas R. Bush to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army. 

By a vote of 79-17 the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #495, John Patrick Coffey to be General Counsel of the Department of the Navy. 

At 6:00pm tonight the Senate is anticipated to proceed to votes on the following: 

  1. Executive Calendar #496 Alexandra Baker, of New Jersey, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense 
  2. Executive Calendar #673 Reta Jo Lewis, of Georgia, to be President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2025 
  3. Executive Calendar #654 Leonard Philip Stark, of Delaware, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit 
  4. 4Executive Calendar #636 Neil Harvey MacBride, of Virginia, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury. 
  5. Motion to discharge the nomination of Sam Bagenstos to be General Counsel to the Department of Health and Human Services from the Finance Committee 

By a vote of 75-21 the nomination is confirmed: Executive Calendar #496 Alexandra Baker to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense. 

By a vote of 56-40 the nomination is confirmed: Executive Calendar #673 Reta Jo Lewis to be President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2025. 

By a vote of 61-35 the nomination is confirmed. Executive Calendar #654 Leonard Philip Stark to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit. 

By a vote of 61-33 the nomination is confirmed. Executive Calendar #636 Neil Harvey MacBride to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury. 

By a vote of 48-47 the motion is agreed to. Motion to discharge from Finance Committee PN1026 Samuel R. Bagenstos, of Michigan, to be General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services. 

The Senate stands adjourned until February 10, 2022 at 10:00am. 

Following Leader remarks the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #264, H.R.4445, Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. The time until 11:00am will be equally divided between the two Leaders. At approximately 11:00am the Senate is anticipated to voice vote on passage of the bill. 

Upon disposition of H.R.4445, the Senate will then proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #705 Max Vekich, of Washington, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 2026, vice Michael A. Khouri, term expired. 

At 11:45pm the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Vekich nomination. If cloture is invoked, the confirmation vote will occur sometime between 1:30pm and 1:45pm 

The Senate adjourned at 7:56pm. 

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Floor Schedule

The Senate will convene at 3:00pm on Monday, January 30, 2023. 

Following the Leaders’ remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business in which Senators will be permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

A roll call vote is expected at 5:30pm.