Three bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 1494-1496, and S. Res. 222.
Page S6377Measures Passed:
National Save for Retirement Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 222, supporting the goals and ideals of National Save for Retirement week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles and increasing personal financial literacy.
Page S6377Measures Considered:
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act--Agreement:
Senate began consideration of S. 1392, to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, after agreeing to the motion to proceed, and taking action on the following amendment proposed thereto:
Pages S6350-67Pending: Wyden (for Merkley) Amendment No. 1858, to provide for a study and report on standby usage power standards implemented by States and other industrialized nations.
Pages S6356-67A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that no amendments or motions be in order relative to Syria or the use of military force during the consideration of the bill.
Page S6350A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the bill at approximately 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, September 12, 2013.
Page S6395Nominations Received:
Senate received the following nominations: Roy K. J. Williams, of Ohio, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development. Paul Nathan Jaenichen, Sr., of Kentucky, to be Administrator of the Maritime Administration. Christopher Smith, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Fossil Energy). Esther Puakela Kia'aina, of Hawaii, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior. Bradley Crowell, of Nevada, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs). Victoria Marie Baecher Wassmer, of Illinois, to be Chief Financial Officer, Environmental Protection Agency. Richard G. Frank, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services. Larry Edward Andre, Jr., of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. Helen Meagher La Lime, of the District of Columbia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Angola. Luis G. Moreno, of Texas, to be Ambassador to Jamaica. George James Tsunis, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway. Puneet Talwar, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs). Heather Anne Higginbottom, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources. Michael Anderson Lawson, of California, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization. Daniel W. Yohannes, of Colorado, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, with the rank of Ambassador. Anthony Luzzatto Gardner, of New York, to be Representative of the United States of America to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador. Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, of the District of Columbia, to be an Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-eighth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. Barbara Lee, of California, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-eighth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. Mark Meadows, of North Carolina, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the D852Sixty-eighth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
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Pages S6395-S6402Messages from the House:
Pages S6374-75Measures Referred:
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Page S6377Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Pages S6379-81Additional Statements:
Pages S6374-79Amendments Submitted:
Pages S6381-94Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
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Page S6395Privileges of the Floor:
Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:55 p.m., until 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S6395.)
After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond one hour), Senate will continue consideration of S. 1392, Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.
Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record