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                                           Thursday, March 23, 2017

[[Page D332]]

                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S1941-S1980

Measures Introduced: Nineteen bills and six resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 704-722, and S. Res. 92-97.
  Pages S1973-74

Measures Reported:
  S. 178, to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the 
justice system's response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation 
cases. (S. Rept. No. 115-9)
Page S1973

Measures Passed:
  Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other 
Telecommunications Services Rule: By 50 yeas to 48 nays (Vote No. 94), 
Senate passed S.J. Res. 34, providing for congressional disapproval 
under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted 
by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the 
Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications 
Services”.
  Pages S1942-55
  National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 96, 
designating March 25, 2017, as “National Cerebral Palsy Awareness 
Day”.
  Pages S1979-80
  Authorizing the Printing of Senate Committee Rules: Senate agreed to 
S. Res. 97, authorizing the printing of a collection of the rules of 
the committees of the Senate.
  Page S1980

Appointments:
  National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service: The 
Chair, on behalf of the Democratic Leader and Ranking Member of the 
Senate Committee on Armed Services, pursuant to the provisions of 
Public Law 114-328, appointed the following individuals to serve as 
members of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public 
Service: Alan Khazei of Massachusetts, Mark Gearan of New York. 
                                                             Page S1979
  Board of Visitors of the U.S. Naval Academy: The Chair, on behalf of 
the Vice President, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 6968(a), appointed the 
following Senator to the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Naval Academy: 
James Lankford (Committee on Appropriations).
  Page S1979
Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of 
Montenegro--Cloture: Senate began consideration of T.D. 114-12, 
Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of 
Montenegro.
  Pages S1959-67
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the treaty and, in 
accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, and pursuant to the unanimous-consent agreement of 
Thursday, March 24, 2017, a vote on cloture will occur at 5:30 p.m. on 
Monday, March 27, 2017.
Page S1960
  Prior to the consideration of this treaty, Senate took the following 
action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Executive Session to 
consider the treaty.
Page S1959
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 
approximately 3 p.m., on Monday, March 27, 2017, Senate resume 
consideration of the treaty; that the filing deadline for first-degree 
amendments under Rule XXII for the cloture motion filed during today's 
session of the Senate be at 3:30 p.m.; and that notwithstanding the 
provisions of Rule XXII, the vote on the motion to invoke cloture on 
the treaty occur at 5:30 p.m.
Page S1980
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 52 yeas to 46 nays (Vote No. EX. 96), David Friedman, of New York, 
to be Ambassador to Israel.
Pages S1955-59
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 52 yeas to 46 nays (Vote No. 95), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S1955

Messages from the House:
  Page S1969

Measures Referred:
  Page S1969

Enrolled Bills Presented:
  Page S1969

Executive Communications:
  Pages S1969-72

Petitions and Memorials:
  Pages S1972-73

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S1973

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Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S1974-75

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S1975-79

Additional Statements:
  Pages S1968-69

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S1979

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S1979

Record Votes: Three record votes were taken today. (Total--96) 
                                                  Pages S1954-55, S1959

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 5:54 p.m., 
until 3 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S1980.)



    


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