The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #546, Joshua Frost, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, post-cloture.
11:45am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Frost nomination. Following disposition of the nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #674, Elizabeth de Leon Bhargava, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
The Senate will then recess until 2:15pm for the weekly caucus meetings.
At 2:30pm the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Bhargava nomination.
Additional roll call votes are expected during Tuesday’s session in relation to S.J.Res.39, Vaccine/Masks in Head Start CRA, and in relation to some of the motions to instruct with respect to H.R.4521, USICA/COMPETES.
Confirmed by a vote of 54-42, Executive Calendar #546 Joshua Frost to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.
By a vote of 61-35, the Senate invoked cloture on the nomination of Elizabeth de Leon Bhargava to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The confirmation vote will occur at 2:30pm today.
The Senate stands in recess until 2:15pm for the party lunches.
Confirmed, 62-34: Elizabeth de Leon Bhargava, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Passed by a vote of 55-41: S.J.Res 39 – A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Department of HHS relating to Vaccine and Mask Requirements to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 in Head Start Programs.
The Senate will convene at 10:00am on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
There are no votes scheduled at this time.
At a time to be determined, the Senate will proceed to roll call votes on the following Motions to Instruct Conferees on H.R.4521, America COMPETES/USICA:
- Paul (Gain of Function Research)
- Barrasso (OCS 5-Year Plan)
- Cruz (Iran)
- Menendez (USTR IG)
- Risch (China’s Malign Influence)
- Kelly (CHIP Investment)
- Lee (Green Climate Fund)
- Blackburn (Digital Yuan)
- Cotton (Green Climate Fund to DARPA)
- Murkowski (Oceans data)
- Sullivan (Critical Minerals)
- Rubio (Intel Review)
- Johnson (Reject Mink Fur Prohibition)
- Sanders 1 (Warrants)
- Scott (FL) (RoI and Claw Back Provisions)
- Hassan (R&D Tax Credit)
- Ernst (SBA)
- Lankford (Iran)
- Sanders 2 (NASA)
- Cassidy 1 (Mexico)
- Bennet (Supply Chain Investment)
- Warnock (HBCUs)
- Daines (Prohibit Rejection of All-of-the-Above Energy Portfolio)
- Cassidy 2 (College Transparency)
- Capito (Climate Emergency Declaration)
- Toomey (Trade, Section 301)
- Scott (SC) (Prohibits Co2 Mandate without China)
- Lujan (National Labs)
The Senate adjourned at 7:35pm.