Congressional Record 2017/5/2
2017/5/2 > Digest
1 | Next Article
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Routine Proceedings, pages S2659-S2685
Measures Introduced: Twelve bills and one resolution were introduced,
as follows: S. 1001-1012, and S. Res. 149.
Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act: Senate passed S. 141, to
improve understanding and forecasting of space weather events, after
agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.
Modernizing Government Travel Act: Senate passed H.R. 274, to provide
for reimbursement for the use of modern travel services by Federal
employees traveling on official Government business.
DHS SAVE Act: Senate passed H.R. 366, to amend the Homeland Security
Act of 2002 to direct the Under Secretary for Management of the
Department of Homeland Security to make certain improvements in
managing the Department's vehicle fleet, after agreeing to the
National Safe Digging Month: Committee on Commerce, Science, and
Transportation was discharged from further consideration of S. Res.
137, supporting the goals and ideals of National Safe Digging Month,
and the resolution was then agreed to.
World Malaria Day: Senate agreed to S. Res. 149, supporting the goals
and ideals of World Malaria Day.
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
By 61 yeas to 37 nays (Vote No. EX. 118), Jay Clayton, of New York,
to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term
expiring June 5, 2021.
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
Marshall Billingslea, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for
Terrorist Financing, Department of the Treasury.
Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director of the Office of
Management and Budget.
Messages from the House:
Enrolled Bills Presented:
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--118)
Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 5:59 p.m.,
until 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (For Senate's program, see
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2685.)
Back to Top | Next Article | Source: Congress.gov
Live Floor Updates,