The Senate convened at 10:00am.
By a vote of 93-2: the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #1271 Lynne M. Tracy, of Ohio, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Russian Federation.
The Senate passed by unanimous consent the following:
- S.4439 – Katimiîn and Ameekyáaraam Sacred Lands Act
- S.3405 – Low Power Protection Act
- S.1541 – Martha Wright-Reed Just and Reasonable Communications Act of 2022
- H.R.897 – Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act
- H.R.1154 – Great Dismal Swamp National Heritage Area Act
By a vote of 68-26: the Senate confirmed the nomination of Executive Calendar #780, Agnes Schaefer, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army.
Leader Schumer filed cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2617, Consolidated Appropriations Act FY2023, with further Senate amendment #6552.
The Senate will convene at 8:00am on Thursday, December 22, 2022 and will proceed to a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #781 Franklin R. Parker to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
Leader Schumer announced that it is his expectation that the Senate will be able to lock in an agreement on the omnibus Thursday morning.
Tonight in the Senate, Leader Schumer filed cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2617, Consolidated Appropriations Act FY2023, with further Senate amendment #6552.
The Senate adjourned at 2:00am.