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[Daily Digest]
[Pages D513-D514]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO


                                            Wednesday, May 10, 2017

[[Page D513]]

                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2851-S2890

Measures Introduced: Thirteen bills and one resolution were introduced, 
as follows: S. 1081-1093, and S. Res. 161.
  Pages S2881-82

Measures Reported:
  S. 385, to promote energy savings in residential buildings and 
industry. (S. Rept. No. 115-60)
Page S2881

Measures Considered:
Bureau of Land Management Rule Relating to Methane: By 49 yeas to 51 
nays (Vote No. 125), Senate rejected the motion to proceed to 
consideration of H.J. Res. 36, providing for congressional disapproval 
under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of 
the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste Prevention, 
Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation”. 
                                                         Pages S2851-53
Lighthizer Nomination--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of the 
nomination of Robert Lighthizer, of Florida, to be United States Trade 
Representative, with the rank of Ambassador.
  Pages S2853-71
  Prior to the consideration of this nomination, Senate took the 
following action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Executive Session to 
consider the nomination.
Page S2853
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination at approximately 10 a.m., on Thursday, 
May 11, 2017, with the time until the vote on the motion to invoke 
cloture on the nomination equally divided in the usual form. 
                                                             Page S2883
Rosen Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the nomination 
of Jeffrey A. Rosen, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of 
Transportation.
  Page S2871
  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, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Robert Lighthizer, of Florida, to be United States Trade 
Representative, with the rank of Ambassador.
Page S2871
  Prior to the consideration of this nomination, Senate took the 
following action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. 
                                                             Page S2871
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Executive Session to 
consider the nomination.
Page S2871
Brand Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the nomination 
of Rachel L. Brand, of Iowa, to be Associate Attorney General. 
                                                         Pages S2871-76
   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, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Jeffrey A. Rosen, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of 
Transportation.
Page S2871
  Prior to the consideration of this nomination, Senate took the 
following action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. 
                                                             Page S2871
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Executive Session to 
consider the nomination.
Page S2871
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  J. Christopher Giancarlo, of New Jersey, to be Chairman of the 
Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
  Adam J. Sullivan, of Iowa, to be an Assistant Secretary of 
Transportation.
  Robert L. Sumwalt III, of South Carolina, to be a Member of the 
National Transportation Safety Board for a term expiring December 31, 
2021.
  Neil Chatterjee, of Kentucky, to be a Member of the Federal Energy 
Regulatory Commission for the term expiring June 30, 2021.
  Robert F. Powelson, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission for the term expiring June 30, 2020.
  Andrew K. Maloney, of Virginia, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the 
Treasury.
  Mark Andrew Green, of Wisconsin, to be Administrator of the United 
States Agency for International Development.

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  Jay Patrick Murray, of Virginia, to be Alternate Representative of 
the United States of America for Special Political Affairs in the 
United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador.
  Jay Patrick Murray, of Virginia, to be an Alternate Representative of 
the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of 
the United Nations, during his tenure of service as Alternate 
Representative of the United States of America for Special Political 
Affairs in the United Nations.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy. 
                                                         Pages S2886-90

Executive Communications:
  Pages S2880-81

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S2882-83

Additional Statements:
  Pages S2879-80

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--125) 
                                                             Page S2853

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 6:13 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2883.)



    


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