Six bills were introduced, as follows: S. 1379-1384.
Page S6023Measures Reported:
S. 534, to reform the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 113-82) S. 783, to amend the Helium Act to improve helium stewardship, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 113-83)
Page S6023Measures Passed:
Battle of Lake Erie 200th Anniversary: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 153, recognizing the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Pages S6027-28Asia-Pacific Maritime Domains: Senate agreed to S. Res. 167, reaffirming the strong support of the United States for the peaceful resolution of territorial, sovereignty, and jurisdictional disputes in the Asia-Pacific maritime domains, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S6026-27Reid (for Feinstein) Amendment No. 1819, to amend the preamble.
Page S6026Measures Considered:
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act:
Senate resumed consideration of S. 1243, making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:
Pages S5996-97Pending: Murray (for Cardin) Modified Amendment No. 1760, to require the Secretary of Transportation to submit to Congress a report relating to the condition of lane miles and highway bridge deck.
Page S5996Coburn Amendment No. 1750, to prohibit funds from being directed to federal employees with unpaid Federal tax liability.
Page S5996Coburn Amendment No. 1751, to prohibit Federal funding of union activities by Federal employees.
Page S5996Coburn Amendment No. 1754, to prohibit Federal funds from being used to meet the matching requirements of other Federal Programs.
Page S5996Murphy Amendment No. 1783, to require the Secretary of Transportation to assess the impact on domestic employment of a waiver of the Buy America requirement for Federal-aid highway projects prior to issuing the waiver.
Page S5996Jones Nomination--Cloture:
Senate began consideration of the nomination of Byron Todd Jones, of Minnesota, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
Page S5994A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.
Page S5994Power Nomination--Cloture:
Senate began consideration of the nomination of Samantha Power, of Massachusetts, to be the Representative to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador, and the Representative in the Security Council of the United Nations.
Page S5994A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the nomination of Byron Todd Jones, of Minnesota, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
Page S5994Hirozawa Nomination--Agreement:
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, Senate resume consideration of the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.
Page S6028 D780Nomination Confirmed:
Senate confirmed the following nomination:
[Page: D780] GPO's PDF
Pages S5997-S6004Subsequently, the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination was withdrawn.
Pages S6003-04Messages from the House:
Page S6009Measures Read the First Time:
Pages S6009, S6028Petitions and Memorials:
Pages S6009-23Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S6023-24Additional Statements:
Pages S6008-09Amendments Submitted:
Pages S6024-26Record Votes:
One record vote was taken today. (Total--188)
Senate convened at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 6:47 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S6028.)
Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, and vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination at approximately 10:15 a.m.
Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record