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02/23/2021

Thomas J. Vilsack, of Iowa, to be Secretary of Agriculture.

Nomination Number: PN78-22-117

Received Date: 01/20/2021

Last Action: Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 92 - 7. Record Vote Number: 63.

02/04/2021

Robert Benedict Bowes, of Virginia, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring April 13, 2025, vice Brian D. Quintenz, term expired.

Nomination Number: PN1-117

Received Date: 01/03/2021

Last Action: Received message of withdrawal of nomination from the President.

01/03/2021

Brandon Lipps, of Texas, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, vice Kevin W. Concannon.

Nomination Number: PN1329-116

Received Date: 01/06/2020

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

01/03/2021

Robert Benedict Bowes, of Virginia, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring April 13, 2025, vice Brian D. Quintenz, term expired.

Nomination Number: PN2179-116

Received Date: 08/13/2020

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

01/03/2021

Scott Hutchins, of Indiana, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics, vice Catherine E. Woteki.

Nomination Number: PN1720-116

Received Date: 05/04/2020

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

01/03/2021

Rodney K. Brown, of California, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term expiring October 13, 2024, vice Jeffrey S. Hall, term expired.

Nomination Number: PN1684-116

Received Date: 03/16/2020

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

03/23/2020

Mindy Brashears, of Texas, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety, vice Elisabeth Ann Hagen, resigned.

Nomination Number: PN37-116

Received Date: 01/16/2019

Last Action: Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

01/28/2020

Charles A. Stones, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, vice Bruce J. Sherrick.

Nomination Number: PN1420-116

Received Date: 01/28/2020

Last Action: Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

01/03/2020

Rodney K. Brown, of California, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term expiring October 13, 2024, vice Jeffery S. Hall, term expired.

Nomination Number: PN388-116

Received Date: 02/12/2019

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

01/03/2020

Scott Hutchins, of Indiana, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics, vice Catherine E. Woteki.

Nomination Number: PN39-116

Received Date: 01/16/2019

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

01/03/2020

Naomi C. Earp, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, vice Joe Leonard, Jr.

Nomination Number: PN38-116

Received Date: 01/16/2019

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

07/08/2019

Scott Soles, of Texas, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Agriculture, vice Jon M. Holladay

Nomination Number: PN560-116

Received Date: 04/04/2019

Last Action: Placed on Senate Executive Calendar pursuant to S.Res. 116, 112th Congress. Calendar No. 368. Subject to nominee's commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.

06/05/2019

Heath P. Tarbert, of Maryland, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring April 13, 2024, vice J. Christopher Giancarlo, term expiring.

Nomination Number: PN19-116

Received Date: 01/09/2019

Last Action: Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 85 - 9. Record Vote Number: 139.

06/05/2019

Heath P. Tarbert, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, vice J. Christopher Giancarlo.

Nomination Number: PN18-116

Received Date: 01/09/2019

Last Action: Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 84 - 9. Record Vote Number: 138.

01/03/2019

Naomi C. Earp, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, vice Joe Leonard, Jr.

Nomination Number: PN1635-115

Received Date: 02/15/2018

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

01/03/2019

Mindy Brashears, of Texas, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety, vice Elisabeth Ann Hagen, resigned.

Nomination Number: PN1941-115

Received Date: 05/10/2018

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

01/03/2019

Scott Hutchins, of Indiana, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics, vice Catherine E. Woteki.

Nomination Number: PN2274-115

Received Date: 07/18/2018

Last Action: Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.

11/27/2018

Stephen Alexander Vaden, of Tennessee, to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture, vice Jeffrey Michael Prieto.

Nomination Number: PN889-115

Received Date: 09/05/2017

Last Action: Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 46. Record Vote Number: 246.

08/28/2018

Dawn DeBerry Stump, of Texas, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring June 19, 2021, vice Mark P. Wetjen, resigned.

Nomination Number: PN594-115

Received Date: 06/12/2017

Last Action: Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.

08/28/2018

James E. Hubbard, of Colorado, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment, vice Robert Bonnie, resigned.

Nomination Number: PN1859-115

Received Date: 04/24/2018

Last Action: Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.