Executive Business Meeting
Business Meeting

Full Committee
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2007
Time: 10:00 AM

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Agenda


An Executive Business Meeting was held by the Committee on the Judiciary for Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in the Senate Dirksen Building Room 226.


By order of the Chairman


EXECUTIVE BUSINESS MEETING REPORT
AGENDA
Executive Business Meeting
Senate Judiciary Committee
226 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.

I. Nominations
Norman Randy Smith
to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit

COMMITTEE ACTION: [REPORTED FAVORABLY BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT]

Nora Barry Fischer
to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Marcia Morales Howard
to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida

John Alfred Jarvey
to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa

Sara Elizabeth Lioi
to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio

COMMITTEE ACTION: [FISCHER, HOWARD, JARVEY AND LIOI REPORTED FAVORABLY BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT EN BLOC]

II. Bills

S. 188, To Revise the Short Title of the Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 (Salazar)

COMMITTEE ACTION: [REPORTED FAVORABLY BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT WITH AMENDMENTS]

S. 214, To Amend Chapter 35 of Title 28, To Preserve the Independence of U.S. Attorneys (Feinstein)

COMMITTEE ACTION: [ORDERED REPORTED FAVORABLY BY A VOTE OF 13 YEAS, 6 NAYS AS AMENDED BY AN AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE]

S. 316, The Preserve Access to Affordable Generics Act (Kohl, Grassley, Leahy, Schumer, Feingold)

COMMITTEE ACTION: [PENDING]

S. 236, The Federal Agency Data Mining Reporting Act of 2007 (Feingold, Sununu, Leahy, Akaka, Kennedy)

COMMITTEE ACTION: [PENDING]


III. Resolutions

S. Res. 36, Honoring women's health advocate Cynthia Boles Dailard (Snowe)

COMMITTEE ACTION: [REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT]

S. Res. 37, Designating March 26, 2007 as National Support the Troops Day (Stabenow)

COMMITTEE ACTION: [REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT]

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)