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October 8, 2013

Senate Record Digest - Monday, October 7, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S7245-S7274

Measures Introduced:
One bill was introduced, as follows: S. 1568.
Page S7271 

Kumar Nomination--Joint Referral Agreement:
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that as if in Executive Session the nomination of Arun Madhavan Kumar, of California, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service, received in the Senate on October 7, 2013, be jointly referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Page S7272 

Nominations Confirmed:
Senate confirmed the following nominations: By a unanimous vote of 96 yeas (Vote No. Ex. 213), Colin Stirling Bruce, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of Illinois.
Pages S7265-67, S7274 
Sara Lee Ellis, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.
Pages S7265-67, S7274 

Nominations Received:
Senate received the following nominations: Kelly R. Welsh, of Illinois, to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce. Arun Madhavan Kumar, of California, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service. Arnold A. Chacon, of Virginia, to be Director General of the Foreign Service. Daniel Bennett Smith, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Intelligence and Research). Helen Tierney, of Virginia, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. 1 Army nomination in the rank of general. Routine lists in the Army, and Navy.
Pages S7272-74 

Messages from the House:
Page S7271 

Measures Placed on the Calendar:
Pages S7271, S7272 

Executive Reports of Committees:
Page S7271 

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S7271-72 

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions

Additional Statements:
Page S7271 

Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
Page S7272 

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Page S7272 

Record Votes:
One record vote was taken today. (Total--213)
Page S7267 

Adjournment:
Senate convened at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 7:13 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S7272.)




Next Meeting:
SENATE
10 a.m., Tuesday, October 8
Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday:
Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only until 12:30 p.m. (Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.)

Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record

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