Legislation

The Senate Judiciary Committee held an executive business meeting to consider pending nominations and legislation on November 20, 2014.

Agenda

I. Nominations

Jorge Luis Alonso, to be a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

John Robert Blakey, to be a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Allison Dale Burroughs, to be a United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote, Two Senators Recorded As No

Jeanne E. Davidson, to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Haywood Stirling Gilliam, Jr., to be a United States District Judge for the Northern District of California
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Amos L. Mazzant III, to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Amit Priyavadan Mehta, to be a United States District Judge for the District of Columbia
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Robert Lee Pitman, to be a United States District Judge for the Western District of Texas
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Robert William Schroeder III, to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Sarah Saldaña, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security
Held Over


II. Bills


S.2520, The FOIA Improvement Act of 2014 (Leahy, Cornyn, Hirono, Grassley)
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

Substitute Amendment ALB14705 (Leahy, Cornyn)
Adopted By Unanimous Consent

H.R.1447, The Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013
Ordered Reported By Voice Vote

 

Bills Reported Out of Committee

Last Action

Bill

Title

S.2646 Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act
S.1690 Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2013
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.2520 FOIA Improvement Act of 2014
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.42 Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation 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.
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