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Recent Floor Activity


Friday, November 19, 2021

Ms. Amy Klobuchar, from the State of Minnesota, called the Senate to order at 10 a.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Ms. Klobuchar 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

The following transactions of morning business occurred on today .

Legislative Business (Friday, November 19)

H.R. 4350 (Rep. Smith): To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
-- Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
-- Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Measure laid before Senate by motion.
-- Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate.
S.Amdt. 3867 (Sen. Reed): In the nature of a substitute.
--Amendment SA 3867 proposed by Senator Reed.
--Cloture motion on amendment SA 3867, as modified, presented in Senate.

S.Amdt. 4775 (Sen. Reed): To modify effective dates relating to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space Acquisition and Integration and the Service Acquisition Executive of the Department of the Air Force for Space Systems and Programs.
--Amendment SA 4775 proposed by Senator Reed to Amendment SA 3867.


Executive Business (Friday, November 19)

PN480-1: 31 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Christopher Alexander and ending with Mark Russell
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN725: 3 nominations in the Foreign Service beginning with Jim Nelson Barnhart, Jr. and ending with Teresa L. McGhie
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN952: Jonathan Eric Kaplan, of California, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN1194: Michael F. Easley, Jr., of North Carolina, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina for the term of four years
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN1195: Cole Finegan, of Colorado, to be United States Attorney for the District of Colorado for the term of four years
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN1196: Sandra J. Hairston, of North Carolina, to be United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina for the term of four years
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN1198: Dena J. King, of North Carolina, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina for the term of four years
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN1199: Kenneth L. Parker, of Ohio, to be United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio for the term of four years
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN1299: Cindy K. Chung, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania for the term of four years
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN1302: Gary M. Restaino, of Arizona, to be United States Attorney for the District of Arizona for the term of four years
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

PN1350: 3 nominations in the Coast Guard beginning with Monique M. Roebuck and ending with Russell D. Mayer
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

Adjournment

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Reed, at 12:20 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021.