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Navy nominations beginning with Timothy M. Derbyshire and ending with Christina J. Wong. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Jeremiah E. Chaplin and ending with Pamela A. Tellado. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Paige H. Adams and ending with Andrew F. Young. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Robert S. Bair and ending with Patricia R. Wilson. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Kirkland M. Anderson and ending with Martha A. Wittosch. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Cheryl E. Aimestillman and ending with Jon E. Zatlokowicz. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Archie L. Barber and ending with Zavean V. Ware. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Mylene R. Arvizo and ending with Ashley S. Wright. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Amelia F. Dudley and ending with Brandon D. Smith. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Richfield F. Agullana and ending with Chieh Yang. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

Navy nominations beginning with Charity C. Hardison and ending with Stephanie B. Murdock. (See Executive Journal proceedings of July 20, 2011, for complete list.)

On further request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That the nominations be considered and confirmed en bloc; that the motion to reconsider en bloc be considered made and laid upon the table, and that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's actions.

DISCHARGED AND CONFIRMED - HERSMAN NOMINATION On request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation be discharged from further consideration of the nomination of Deborah A. P. Hersman, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board.

On further request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That the nomination be considered and confirmed; that the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table; that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's actions, and that the Senate return to legislative session.

UNANIMOUS CONSENT AGREEMENT – DONALD NOMINATION On request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, the Senate proceed to executive session to consider the nomination of Bernice Bouie Donald, of Tennessee, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; that there be 30 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form; that upon the use or

yielding back of time, the Senate proceed to vote, without any intervening action or debate, on confirmation of the nomination; that upon confirmation, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table, with no intervening action or debate, that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's action and the Senate then resume legislative session.

RECESS REPORTING AUTHORIZATION On request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That notwithstanding the Senate's recess, committees be authorized to report legislative and executive matters on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

RECESS PRO FORMA SCHEDULE

On request by Mr. Reid and by unanimous consent, it was

Ordered, That when the Senate completes its business today, it recess and convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business conducted on the following dates and times, and that following each pro forma session, the Senate recess until the following pro forma session: Friday, August 5, at 10 a.m.; Tuesday, August 9, at 11 a.m.; Friday, August 12, at 12 p.m.; Tuesday, August 16, at 11 a.m.; Friday, August 19, at 10 a.m.; Tuesday, August 23, at 2:30 p.m.; Friday, August 26, at 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday, August 30, at 10 a.m.; Friday, September 2, at 10 a.m.; and that the Senate adjourn on Friday, September 2, until 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 6, 2011.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011

MESSAGES REFERRED As in executive session,

The Presiding Officer laid before the Senate the following messages from the President of the United States, transmitting nominations, which were referred as indicated:

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Alan B. Krueger, of New Jersey, to be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers, vice Austan Dean Goolsbee, resigned.

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate

Michael A. Khouri, of Kentucky, to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 2016. (Reappointment)

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Albert DiClemente, of Delaware, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years. (Reappointment)

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate

Mark Francis Brzezinski, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Sweden.

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Foreign Relations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

Susan Denise Page, of Illinois, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of South Sudan.

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Foreign Relations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Adam E. Namm, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Ecuador.

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Foreign Relations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate

Sara Margalit Aviel, of California, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of two years, vice Ana M. Guevara.

BARACK OBAMA To the Committee on Foreign Relations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate

Eduardo Arriola, of Florida, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2016, vice Kay Kelley Arnold, term expired.

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate J. Kelly Ryan, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for the remainder of the term expiring September 20, 2012, vice Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., resigned.

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate

Dana Katherine Bilyeu, of Nevada, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2015. (Reappointment)

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

David Avren Jones, of Connecticut, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2014, vice Alejandro Modesto Sanchez, resigned.

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

James R. Hannah, of Arkansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute for a

for a term expiring September 17, 2013. (Reappointment)

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Daniel J. Becker, of Utah, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the State Justice Institute for a term expiring September 17, 2013. (Reappointment)

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States: I nominate

Drew R. McCoy, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation for a term expiring January 27, 2016. (Reappointment)

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

Catherine Allgor, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation for a term expiring September 27, 2014, vice John Richard Petrocik, term expired.

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

Steven H. Cohen, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 2013, vice Luis D. Rovira, term expired.

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate

David J. McMillan, of Minnesota, to be a Member of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, vice Scott Kevin Walker.

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

THE WHITE HOUSE, September 6, 2011. To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Wenona Singel, of Michigan, to be a Member of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, vice Jack Edwin McGregor.

BARACK OBAMA Pursuant to S. Res. 116, 112th Congress, nomination placed on the Executive Calendar under Privileged Nominations.

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