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[Daily Digest]
[Pages D359-D360]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO


                                          Wednesday, March 29, 2017

[[Page D359]]

                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2055-S2118

Measures Introduced: Twenty bills and two resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 755-774, and S. Res. 102-103.
  Pages S2098-99

Measures Reported:
  Special Report entitled “Report of the Select Committee on 
Intelligence United States Senate Covering the Period January 6, 2015 
to January 2, 2017”. (S. Rept. No. 115-13)
Page S2098

Measures Passed:
  National Asbestos Awareness Week: Committee on the Judiciary was 
discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 98, designating the 
first week of April 2017 as “National Asbestos Awareness Week”, and 
the resolution was then agreed to.
  Page S2115
  Vietnam Veterans Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 103, designating March 
29, 2017, as “Vietnam Veterans Day”.
  Pages S2103-14, S2115
  Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act: Senate passed H.R. 
353, to improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 
weather research through a focused program of investment on affordable 
and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling 
capabilities to support substantial improvement in weather forecasting 
and prediction of high impact weather events, to expand commercial 
opportunities for the provision of weather data, after agreeing to the 
following amendments proposed thereto:
  Pages S2115-16
  McConnell (for Thune) Amendment No. 204, in the nature of a 
substitute.
Page S2116
  McConnell (for Cantwell) Amendment No. 205 (to the language proposed 
by Amendment No. 204), to authorize and strengthen the tsunami 
detection, forecast, warning, research, and mitigation program of the 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Page S2116

Measures Considered:
Savings Arrangements Established by Qualified State Political 
Subdivisions for Non-Governmental Employees Rule--Agreement: Senate 
began consideration of H.J. Res. 67, disapproving the rule submitted by 
the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by 
qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees, 
after agreeing to the motion to proceed to consideration of the joint 
resolution.
  Pages S2055-96
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the joint resolution at approximately 9:30 a.m., on 
Thursday, March 30, 2017, with all debate time being expired; and that 
Senate vote on passage of the joint resolution with no intervening 
action or debate.
Page S2116

Appointments:
  Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress: The Chair announced, 
on behalf of the Majority Leader, pursuant to Public Law 101-509, the 
reappointment of the following individual to serve as a member of the 
Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress: Deborah Skaggs Speth, of 
Kentucky.
  Page S2115

Message from the President: Senate received the following message from 
the President of the United States:
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the continuation of the 
national emergency with respect to significant malicious cyber-enabled 
activities that was declared in Executive Order 13694 on April 1, 2015; 
which was referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
Affairs. (PM-4)
Pages S2096-97

Messages from the House:
  Page S2097

Executive Communications:
  Pages S2097-98

Petitions and Memorials:
  Page S2098

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S2099-S2100

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S2100-04

Additional Statements:
  Page S2096

Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S2104-14

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S2114-15

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S2115

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Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 7:10 p.m., 
until 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2116.)



    


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