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                                             Monday, March 27, 2017

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S1981-S2015

Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and three resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 723-738, and S. Res. 98-100. 
                                                         Pages S1995-96

Measures Reported:
  Special Report entitled “History, Jurisdiction, and a Summary of 
Activities of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources During the 
114th Congress”. (S. Rept. No. 115-10)
  S. 269, to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the 
Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska, and to the Bristol Bay 
Area Health Corporation located in Dillingham, Alaska. (S. Rept. No. 
115-11)
Page S1995

Measures Passed:
  Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: Committee on Rules 
and Administration was discharged from further consideration of S.J. 
Res. 30, providing for the reappointment of Steve Case as a citizen 
regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, and the 
resolution was then passed.
  Page S2003
  Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: Committee on Rules 
and Administration was discharged from further consideration of S.J. 
Res. 35, providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen 
regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, and the 
resolution was then passed.
  Pages S2003-04
  Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: Committee on Rules 
and Administration was discharged from further consideration of S.J. 
Res. 36, providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a 
citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, 
and the resolution was then passed.
  Page S2004

Appointments:
  Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China: 
The Chair, on behalf of the President of the Senate, pursuant to Public 
Law 106-286, appointed the following Member to serve on the 
Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's Republic of China: 
Senator King.
  Page S2003
Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of 
Montenegro--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of T.D. 114-12, 
Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of 
Montenegro, taking action on the following amendments proposed thereto:
                                                  Pages S1981, S1982-93

Pending:
  McConnell Amendment No. 193, to change the enactment date. 
                                                             Page S1982
  McConnell Amendment No. 194 (to Amendment No. 193), of a perfecting 
nature.
Page S1982
  During consideration of this treaty today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 97 yeas to 2 nays (Vote No. 97), three-fifths of those Senators 
duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed 
to the motion to close further debate on the treaty.
Page S1992
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the treaty at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, March 
28, 2017; and that all time during Leader remarks, morning business, 
recess, and adjournment of the Senate count post-cloture. 
                                                         Pages S1992-93
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  58 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.
  4 Army nominations in the rank of general.
Pages S2003, S2014-15
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  William Francis Hagerty IV, of Tennessee, to be Ambassador to Japan.
  Scott Gottlieb, of Connecticut, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, 
Department of Health and Human Services.
  Althea Coetzee, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the Small 
Business Administration.
  2 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  7 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy. 
                                                         Pages S2004-14

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Messages from the House:
  Page S1994

Measures Referred:
  Page S1994

Executive Communications:
  Pages S1994-95

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S1996-97

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S1997-S2000

Additional Statements:
Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S2002-03

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S2003

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--97)
  Page S1992

Adjournment: Senate convened at 3 p.m. and adjourned at 6:24 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2004.)



    


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