Legislation

The Senate Judiciary Committee held an executive business meeting to consider pending nominations and legislation on September 18, 2014.

Agenda

I. Nominations

Madeline Cox Arleo, to be a United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Wendy Beetlestone, to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Victor Allen Bolden, to be a United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut
Ordered Reported By Roll Call Vote, 10-8

Armando Omar Bonilla, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Stephen R. Bough, to be a United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri
Ordered Reported By Roll Call Vote, 10-8

David J. Hale, to be a United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Mark A. Kearney, to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Joseph F. Leeson, Jr., to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Gerald J. Pappert, to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Gregory N. Stivers, to be a United States District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote


II. Bills

S.1690, The Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Leahy, Portman, Durbin, Ayotte, Whitehouse, Rubio, Klobuchar, Collins, Franken, Coons, Blumenthal, Hirono)
Ordered Reported By Roll Call Vote, 13-5

Amendment ALB14603 (Grassley)
Adopted By Unanimous Consent

Amendment ALB14618 (Cornyn)
As Amended, Adopted By Unanimous Consent

Second Degree Amendment ALB14624 (Leahy)
Adopted By Unanimous Consent

Amendment SIL14217 (Flake)
Failed By Voice Vote

Amendment SIL14218 (Flake)
Failed By Roll Call Vote, 7-11


S.2646, The Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (Leahy, Collins, Schumer, Franken)
Ordered Reported By Roll Call Vote, 15-3

Substitute Amendment KIN14431 (Leahy)
Adopted By Unanimous Consent

Amendment KIN14425 (Grassley)
Adopted By Unanimous Consent

Amendment ALB14617 (Cornyn)
Adopted By Roll Call Vote, 18-0


S.2520, The FOIA Improvement Act of 2014 (Leahy, Cornyn, Hirono, Grassley)
Held Over


H.R.1447, The Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013
Held Over

 

Bills Reported Out of Committee

Last Action

Bill

Title

S.J.RES.19 A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
S.1799 Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013
S.517 Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act
S.2454 Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act of 2014
S.1410 Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013
S.1675 Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act of 2013
S.149 STOP Identity Theft Act of 2013
S.822 Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2013
S.987 Free Flow of Information Act of 2013
S.1535 Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
S.RES.223 An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on the Judiciary.
S.933 Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2013
S.975 Court-Appointed Guardian Accountability and Senior Protection Act
S.744 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act

Additional information on Comprehensive Immigration Reform can be found here.

S.RES.92 A resolution authorizing the expenditures by the Committee on the Judiciary.
S.54 Stop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2013
S.607 Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2013
S.146 School and Campus Safety Enhancements Act of 2013
S.374 Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013
S.394 Metal Theft Prevention Act of 2013
S.RES.46 An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on the Judiciary.
S.349 Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Protection Act
S.357 National Blue Alert Act of 2013
S.162 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act of 2013
S.150 Assault Weapons Ban of 2013
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