Business Meeting To Consider A Pending Nomination And Pending Legislation

The business meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 10:00 am, in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC

The purpose of the business meeting is to consider a pending nomination and legislation on agenda below.

Agenda Item 1: Nomination of Maria Duaime Robinson to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Office of Electricity).

  • The motion to report Ms. Robinson’s nomination resulted in a tied vote. Chairman Manchin will notify the Secretary of the Senate of the tie vote, after which the Senate Majority Leader may move to discharge the nomination so that, if agreed to, the nomination can be placed on the Senate Executive Calendar.

Amendments agreed to en bloc, by voice vote:

  • # 1 (Manchin) to Agenda Item # 2 (CORE Act) (FLO22404)
  • # 2 (Joint Staff) to Agenda Item # 3 (Cerro de la Olla) (FLO22383)
  • # 3 (Manchin) to Agenda Item # 5 (Wild Olympics) (FLO22317)
  • # 4 (Joint Staff) to Agenda Item # 6 (University of Alaska) (FLO22398)
  • # 5 (Joint Staff) to Agenda Item # 10 (University of Arizona) (FLO22306)
  • # 7 (Joint Staff) to Agenda Item # 12 (Heritage Areas) (FLO22395)
  • # 8 (Joint Staff) to Agenda Item # 13 (Cane River) (FLO22312)
  • # 9 (Joint Staff) to Agenda Item # 14 (Outdoor Recreation) (FLO22394)
  • # 11 (Murkowski) to Agenda Item # 8 (Casa Grande) (FLO22399)
  • # 14 (Lee), as modified, to Agenda Item # 14 (Outdoor Recreation) (FLO22425)
  • # 22 (Lee), as modified, to Agenda Item # 14 (Outdoor Recreation) (FLO22424)
  • # 29 (Daines) to Agenda Item # 12 (Heritage Areas) (FLO22416)

Agenda Item 2: S. 173, a bill to provide for the designation of certain wilderness areas, recreation management areas, and conservation areas in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes. (Mr. Bennet), as amended.

  • The motion to report this legislation resulted in a tied vote. Chairman Manchin will notify the Secretary of the Senate of the tie vote, after which the Senate Majority Leader may move to discharge the legislation so that, if agreed to, it can be placed on the Senate Executive Calendar.

Agenda Item 3: S. 177, a bill to amend the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act to establish the Cerro de la Olla Wilderness in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument and to modify the boundary of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument. (Mr. Heinrich), as amended.

Agenda Item 4: S. 182, a bill to withdraw certain Federal land in the Pecos Watershed area of ​​the State of New Mexico from mineral entry, and for other purposes. (Mr. Heinrich), as amended, if amended.

  • The motion to report this legislation resulted in a tied vote. Chairman Manchin will notify the Secretary of the Senate of the tie vote, after which the Senate Majority Leader may move to discharge the legislation so that, if agreed to, it can be placed on the Senate Executive Calendar.

Agenda Item 5: S. 455, a bill to designate and expand wilderness areas in Olympic National Forest in the State of Washington, and to designate certain rivers in Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park as wild and scenic rivers, and for other purposes. (Mrs. Murray), as amended.

  • The motion to report this legislation resulted in a tied vote. Chairman Manchin will notify the Secretary of the Senate of the tie vote, after which the Senate Majority Leader may move to discharge the legislation so that, if agreed to, it can be placed on the Senate Executive Calendar.

Agenda Item 6: S. 1128, a bill to provide for the continuation of higher education through the conveyance to the University of Alaska of certain public land in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. (Ms. Murkowski), as amended.

Agenda Item 7: S. 1222, a bill to designate and adjust certain lands in the State of Utah as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes. (Mr. Romney).

Agenda Item 8: S. 1321, a bill to modify the boundary of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, and for other purposes. (Mr. Kelly), as amended.

Agenda Item 9: S. 1538, a bill to amend the Smith River National Recreation Area Act to include certain additions to the Smith River National Recreation Area, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain wild rivers in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes. (Mr. Merkley).

Agenda Item 10: S. 1631, a bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain National Forest System land in the State of Arizona to the Arizona Board of Regents, and for other purposes. (Mr. Kelly), as amended.

Agenda Item 11: S. 1769, a bill to adjust the boundary of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the Rim of the Valley Corridor, and for other purposes. (Mrs. Feinstein).

Agenda Item 12: S. 1942, a bill to standardize the designation of National Heritage Areas, and for other purposes. (Ms. Stabenow), as amended.

Agenda Item 13: S. 2438, a bill to modify the boundary of the Cane River Creole National Historical Park in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes. (Mr. Cassidy), as amended.

Agenda Item 14: S. 3266, a bill to improve certain recreation opportunities on, and facilitate greater access to, Federal public land, and for other purposes. (Mr. Manchin), as amended.

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