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[Daily Digest]
[Pages D471-D472]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO


                                                Monday, May 1, 2017

[[Page D471]]

                              Daily Digest



HIGHLIGHTS

      See Resume of Congressional Activity.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2641-2657

Measures Introduced: Ten bills and one resolution were introduced, as 
follows: S. 991-1000, and S. Res. 148.
  Page S2650

Measures Reported:
  S. 317, to provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the 
cost and performance of Government programs and areas of duplication 
among them, with an amendment. (S. Rept. No. 115-34)
  S. 652, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a 
program for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment regarding deaf 
and hard-of-hearing newborns, infants, and young children, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute.
  S. 849, to support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne 
disease surveillance and control, with an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute.
  S. 916, to amend the Controlled Substances Act with regard to the 
provision of emergency medical services, with an amendment in the 
nature of a substitute.
  S. 920, to establish a National Clinical Care Commission. 
                                                             Page S2650

Measures Passed:
  Silver Star Service Banner Day: Committee on Armed Services was 
discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 135, expressing 
support for the designation of May 1, 2017, as “Silver Star Service 
Banner Day”, and the resolution was then agreed to.
  Page S2653
  Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements 
Act: Committee on Foreign Relations was discharged from further 
consideration of S. 371, to make technical changes and other 
improvements to the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 
2017, and the bill was then passed, after agreeing to the following 
amendment proposed thereto:
  Pages S2653-54
  Cornyn (for Corker) Amendment No. 209, to require that the 
comparative report on peacekeeping operations include an assessment of 
the operational, structural, and doctrinal differences between the 
military and civilian infrastructures of the United States and United 
Nations and other assumptions that impact cost estimates.
Page S2653
  18th Annual National Charter Schools Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
148, congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and leaders of 
charter schools across the United States for making ongoing 
contributions to education, and supporting the ideals and goals of the 
18th annual National Charter Schools Week, to be held May 1 through May 
5, 2017.
  Page S2654
Clayton Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the 
nomination of Jay Clayton, of New York, to be a Member of the 
Securities and Exchange Commission.
  Pages S2645-48, S2654
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 60 yeas to 36 nays (Vote No. 117), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Pages S2647-48
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, 
May 2, 2017, with the time until 12:30 p.m. equally divided in the 
usual form; and that all time during recess, adjournment, morning 
business and Leader remarks count post-cloture on the nomination. 
                                                             Page S2654
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  2 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  21 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of general.
  19 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy. 
                                                         Pages S2655-57

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Messages from the House:
  Page S2650

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S2650-51

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S2651-52

Additional Statements:
  Page S2649

Amendments Submitted:
  Page S2652

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--117) 
                                                             Page S2648

Adjournment: Senate convened at 3 p.m. and adjourned at 6:49 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2654.)

Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
  No committee meetings were held.



    


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