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ON THE SENATE FLOOR

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10 a .m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mr. Leahy 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 (Tuesday, July 22)

S. 2569 (Sen. Walsh): To provide an incentive for businesses to bring jobs back to America.
-- Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
S.Res. 510 (Sen. Reed): A resolution congratulating the Newport Jazz Festival on its 60th anniversary.
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Executive Business (Tuesday, July 22)

PN1476: Robin L. Rosenberg, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 58 - 42. Record Vote Number: 235
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 100 - 0. Record Vote Number: 238
PN1516: John W. deGravelles, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Louisiana
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 39. Record Vote Number: 236
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 100 - 0. Record Vote Number: 239
PN1551: Andre Birotte, Jr., of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 43. Record Vote Number: 234
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 100 - 0. Record Vote Number: 237
PN1696: Pamela Harris, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
-- Motion to proceed to consideration of nomination in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, the mandatory quorum under Rule XXII be waived.

Adjournment

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Harry Reid, at 7:15 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.