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ON THE SENATE FLOOR

Friday, April 11, 2014

Mr. Carl Levin, from the State of Michigan, called the Senate to order at 4 p.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mr. Levin 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 (Friday, April 11)

S.Res. 423 (Sen. Reed): A resolution designating April 2014 as "Financial Literacy Month".
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Executive Business (Friday, April 11)

PN1206: Daniel D. Crabtree, of Kansas, to be United States District Judge for the District of Kansas
-- Motion to proceed to executive session to consideration of nomination agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.
PN1208: Sheryl H. Lipman, of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee
-- Motion to proceed to executive session to consideration of nomination agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.
PN1211: Cynthia Ann Bashant, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California
-- Motion to proceed to executive session to consideration of nomination agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.
PN1212: Stanley Allen Bastian, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington
-- Motion to proceed to executive session to consideration of nomination agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.
PN1214: Jon David Levy, of Maine, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maine
-- Motion to proceed to executive session to consideration of nomination agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.
PN1217: Manish S. Shah, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois
-- Motion to proceed to executive session to consideration of nomination agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.
PN1317: 135 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Ranya F. Abdelsayed and ending with Fireno F. Zora
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1374: 3 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Christopher David Frederick and ending with Julio Maldonado
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1375: 11 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with James Benjamin Green and ending with Geoffrey W. Wiggin
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1376: 23 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Scott Thomas Bruns and ending with Janelle Weyek
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1377-1: 42 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Roberta Mahoney and ending with Ann Marie Yastishock
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1378-1: 93 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Julie Ann Koenen and ending with Brian Keith Woody
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1379: 112 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Kathleen M. Adams and ending with Sean Young
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1380: 121 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Kate E. Addison and ending with William F. Zeman
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1381-1: 193 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Gerald Michael Feierstein and ending with David Michael Satterfield
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1382: 242 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Matthew D. Lowe and ending with Wilbur G. Zehr
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1383: 277 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Kevin Timothy Covert and ending with Paul Wulfsberg
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1384-1: 380 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Beata Angelica and ending with Benjamin Beardsley Dille
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1418: 59 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Mark L. Driver and ending with Karl William Wurster
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.
PN1419: 6 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Scott S. Sindelar and ending with Christine M. Sloop
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

Adjournment

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Harry Reid, at 4:14 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 2 p.m. on Monday, April 28, 2014.