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ON THE SENATE FLOOR

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Mr. John E. Walsh, from the State of Montana, called the Senate to order at 9:30 a.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mr. Walsh led the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

The Journal

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition of the two leaders being reserved.

Transaction of Morning Business

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Thursday, May 1)

S. 2262 (Sen. Shaheen): To promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes.
-- Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
-- Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.

Executive Business (Thursday, May 1)

PN1071 : Janice Marion Schneider, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 64 - 32. Record Vote Number: 129
PN1183 : Nancy L. Moritz, of Kansas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 60 - 38. Record Vote Number: 126
-- Considered by Senate.
PN1221 : Theodore David Chuang, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 43. Record Vote Number: 124
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 42. Record Vote Number: 127
PN1222 : George Jarrod Hazel, of Maryland, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 42. Record Vote Number: 125
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 95 - 0. Record Vote Number: 128
PN1372 : Suzan G. LeVine, of Washington, to be Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

Adjournment

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Harry Reid, at 6:41 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 2 p.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014.