The Senate convened at 10:00am.

Confirmed, 45-26 : Confirmation of Executive Calendar #590 Stephanie Sanders Sullivan to be Representative of the United States of America to the African Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Leader Schumer filled cloture on the following: Executive Calendar #380 Patricia L. Lee to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2027; Leader Schumer filed cloture on Executive Calendar #536 Robin Michelle Meriweather to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years; and on Executive Calendar #512 Charles J. Willoughby, Jr. to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the term of fifteen years.

Invoked, 43-27: Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #597 Nancy L. Maldonado to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.

The Senate adjourned at 3:16pm.

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Floor Schedule

The Senate stands adjourned for Pro Forma sessions with no business conducted on the following dates and times:


Monday, July 15th at 11:15am

Thursday, July 18th at 10:00am

Monday, July 22nd at 11:30am


When the Senate adjourns Monday, July 22nd, it will next convene Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024 at 3:00pm.


5:30pm Tuesday, July 23rd the Senate will vote on the confirmation of Executive Calendar #621 Colleen Duffy Kiko, of North Dakota, to be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of five years expiring July 29, 2027. (Reappointment)


Cloture was filed on the following:


  1. Executive Calendar #701 Kashi Way, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years, vice Mark Van Dyke Holmes, term expired.
  2. Executive Calendar #702 Adam B. Landy, of South Carolina, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for fifteen years, vice David Gustafson, term expired.
  3. Executive Calendar #551 Margaret L. Taylor, of Maryland, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State, vice Jennifer Gillian Newstead, resigned.