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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Routine Proceedings, pages S2539-S2564
Measures Introduced: Twelve bills and one resolution were introduced,
as follows: S. 942-953, and S. Con. Res. 13.
Kids to Parks Day: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from
further consideration of S. Res. 123, designating May 20, 2017, as
“Kids to Parks Day”, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Acosta Nomination--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of the
nomination of R. Alexander Acosta, of Florida, to be Secretary of
During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the
By 61 yeas to 39 nays (Vote No. 115), Senate agreed to the motion to
close further debate on the nomination.
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further
consideration of the nomination at approximately 10 a.m., on Thursday,
April 27, 2017; and that all time during recess, adjournment, morning
business and Leader remarks count post-cloture on the nomination.
Messages from the House:
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--115)
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 2:05 p.m.,
until 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017. (For Senate's program, see
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2564.)
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