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                                              Friday, April 7, 2017

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                              Daily Digest


      Senate confirmed the nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, of Colorado, 
      to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United 


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2435-2463

Measures Introduced: Twenty-four bills and thirteen resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 888-911, and S. Res. 122-134. 
                                                         Pages S2449-50

Measures Reported:
  S. Res. 116, condemning the Assad regime for its continued use of 
chemical weapons against the Syrian people, with amendments and with an 
amended preamble.
Page S2449

Authorizing Leadership to Make Appointments--Agreement: A unanimous-
consent agreement was reached providing that, notwithstanding the 
upcoming adjournment of the Senate, the President of the Senate, the 
President Pro Tempore, and the Majority and Minority Leaders be 
authorized to make appointments to commissions, committees, boards, 
conferences, or interparliamentary conferences authorized by law, by 
concurrent action of the two Houses, or by order of the Senate, and 
that they be printed in the Record.
  Page S2462

Pro Forma Sessions--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that the Senate adjourn, to then convene for pro 
forma sessions only, with no business being conducted on the following 
dates and times, and that following each pro forma session, the Senate 
adjourn until the next pro forma session: Monday, April 10, 2017 at 
1:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.; Monday, April 17, 
2017 at 4:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:20 p.m.; and that when 
the Senate adjourns on Thursday, April 20, 2017, it next convene at 3 
p.m., on Monday, April 24, 2017.
  Pages S2462-63
Rosenstein Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the 
nomination of Rod J. Rosenstein, of Maryland, to be Deputy Attorney 
  Pages S2443-44
  Prior to the consideration of this nomination, Senate took the 
following action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. 
                                                             Page S2443
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to executive session to 
consider the nomination.
Page S2443
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, 
in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, and pursuant to the unanimous-consent agreement of Friday, 
April 7, 2017, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Sonny Perdue, of Georgia, to be Secretary of Agriculture, 
on Monday, April 24, 2017.
Page S2443
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 54 yeas to 45 nays (Vote No. EX. 111), Neil M. Gorsuch, of 
Colorado, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United 
Pages S2442-43

Messages from the House:
  Page S2446

Measures Placed on the Calendar:
  Page S2446

Executive Communications:
  Pages S2446-49

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S2450-51

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S2451-56

Additional Statements:
  Pages S2445-46

Amendments Submitted:
  Page S2462

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--111) 
                                                         Pages S2442-43

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 12:41 p.m., 
until 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 

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