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[Daily Digest]
[Pages D459-D460]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO


                                           Thursday, April 27, 2017

[[Page D459]]

                              Daily Digest



HIGHLIGHTS

      Senate confirmed the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta, of 
      Florida, to be Secretary of Labor.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2565-S2631

Measures Introduced: Thirty-five bills and five resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 954-988, S. Res. 144-147, and S. Con. Res. 
14.
  Pages S2615-16

Measures Passed:
  Authorizing Use of Capitol Visitor Center: Senate agreed to S. Con. 
Res. 14, authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol 
Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King 
Kamehameha I.
  Page S2630
  Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 35, 
authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace 
Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band 
Exhibition.
  Page S2630
  Authorizing Use of Capitol Grounds: Senate agreed to H. Con. Res. 36, 
authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington 
Soap Box Derby.
  Page S2630
  Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day: Committee on Health, 
Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further 
consideration of S. Res. 127, supporting the goals and ideals of Take 
Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and the resolution was then agreed 
to.
  Page S2630
  Congratulating the Ashland University Women's Basketball Team: 
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation was discharged from 
further consideration of S. Res. 132, congratulating the Ashland 
University women's basketball team for winning the 2017 National 
Collegiate Athletic Association division II championship, and the 
resolution was then agreed to.
  Page S2631
  Financial Literacy Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 145, designating 
April 2017 as “Financial Literacy Month”.
  Page S2631
  El Dia de Los Ninos--Celebrating Young Americans: Senate agreed to S. 
Res. 146, designating April 30, 2017, as El Dia de Los Ninos--
Celebrating Young Americans.
  Page S2631

Appointments:

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki): The Chair, on behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to Public Law 94-304, as amended by Public Law 99-7, appointed the following Senator as a member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki) during the 115th Congress: Senator Gardner. Page S2631 Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination: By 60 yeas to 38 nays (Vote No. EX. 116), R. Alexander Acosta, of Florida, to be Secretary of Labor. Pages S2566-S2600, S2631 Messages from the House: Pages S2614-15 Measures Referred: Page S2615 Executive Reports of Committees: Page S2615 Additional Cosponsors: Pages S2616-18 Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions: Pages S2818-29 Additional Statements: Pages S2612-14 Authorities for Committees to Meet: Page S2629 Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--116) Page S2600 Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 7:15 p.m., until 11 a.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2629.) [[Page D460]]


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