June 23, 2005 – Referred sequentially to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs pursuant to an order of 5/24/05, for not to exceed 30 days, after which time the nomination, if still in committee, will be discharged and placed on the Executive Calendar.
July 18, 2005 – Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
July 21, 2005 – Placed on Senate Executive Calendar. Calendar No. 224. Subject to nominee’s commitment to respond to requests to appear and testify before any duly constituted committee of the Senate.
July 22, 2005 – Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.