The Senate adjourned at 7:15 p.m. yesterday and it will resume today, July 21, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Bonnie D. Jenkins, of New York, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security.

Wednesday, July 21st at 11:30am – 2 roll call votes:

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #246, Jennifer Ann Abruzzo, of New York, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #142, Bonnie D. Jenkins, of New York, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security

Wednesday, July 21st at 2:30pm – 2 roll call votes:

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #142, Bonnie D. Jenkins, of New York, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #100, H.R.3684, INVEST in America Act (vehicle for the bipartisan infrastructure framework)

During Tuesday’s Session:

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #195, Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr., of Louisiana, to be an Assistant Attorney General; invoked: 57-43.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #246, Jennifer Ann Abruzzo, of New York, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board; invoked: 51-50, with the vice president voting in the affirmative.

3.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #195, Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr., of Louisiana, to be an Assistant Attorney General; confirmed: 56-44.

4.      Toomey amendment #2121 (re: appropriations/point of order); not agreed to: 40-60.

5.      Passage of H.R.1652, VOCA (60-vote threshold); passed: 100-0.

Legislative Business

  • Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following bill on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
  • S.2382, to authorize the National Cyber Director to accept details from other elements of the Federal Government on non-reimbursable basis (Portman).
  • Adopted S.Res.291: congratulating the University of Oklahoma Sooners softball team on winning the 2021 National Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s College World Series.
  • Adopted S.Res.307: congratulating the Mississippi State University baseball team on winning the 2021 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I baseball championship.
  • Adopted S.Res.308: commending and congratulating the Hutchinson Community College Blue Dragons football team for winning the 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association football National Championship.

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