06/10/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/10/2021 16:18
Roll Call Votes1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #131, Zahid N. Quraishi, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey; invoked: 83-16.2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #129, Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be US Circuit Judge for the DC Circuit; invoked: 52-46.3. Confirmation of Zahid N. Quraishi, of New Jersey, to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey; confirmed: 81-16.
Passed S.1511 with Grassley amendment: Protecting America's First Responders Act of 2021.
Passed H.J.Res.27 : providing for the appointment of Barbara Barrett as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Adopted S.Res.254: expressing support for the designation of May 2021 as 'Mental Health Awareness Month'.
Confirmed the following nominations by voice vote:
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Executive Calendar #118 - Leslie B. Kiernan, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Executive Calendar #125 - Adrianne Todman, of the Virgin Islands, to be Dep. Sec. of Housing and Urban Development
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Executive Calendar #126 - Nuria I. Fernandez, of California, to be Federal Transit Administrator