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[Pages D633-D634]
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                                              Monday, June 12, 2017

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S3381-S3411

Measures Introduced: Ten bills and one resolution were introduced, as 
follows: S. 1333-1342, and S. Res. 190.
  Pages S3395-96

Measures Reported:
  S. 905, to require a report on, and to authorize technical assistance 
for, accountability for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and 
genocide in Syria, with amendments.
Page S3395

Measures Passed:
  Honoring the Memory of the Victims of the Pulse Orlando Terrorist 
Attack: Senate agreed to S. Res. 190, honoring the memory of the 
victims of the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub one year 
ago.
  Page S3410

Measures Considered:
  Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act: Senate began 
consideration of S. 722, to impose sanctions with respect to Iran in 
relation to Iran's ballistic missile program, support for acts of 
international terrorism, and violations of human rights, after agreeing 
to the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, and taking 
action on the following amendments and motions proposed thereto: 
                                        Pages S3383-85, S3388-90, S3393

Pending:
  McConnell (for Crapo) Amendment No. 232, to impose sanctions with 
respect to the Russian Federation and to combat terrorism and illicit 
financing.
Page S3393
  McConnell Amendment No. 233 (to Amendment No. 232), to change the 
enactment date.
Page S3393
  A motion was entered to close further debate on McConnell (for Crapo) 
Amendment No. 232 (listed above), and, in accordance with the 
provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on 
cloture will occur on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Page S3393

Appointments:
  Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children: 
The Chair, on behalf of the Majority Leader, in consultation with the 
Chairperson of the Committee on Indian Affairs, pursuant to the 
provisions of Public Law 114-244, appointed the following individual to 
serve as a member of the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff 
Commission on Native Children: Don Atqaqsaq Gray of Alaska. 
                                                             Page S3411

Government of Saudi Arabia Export of Defense Articles--Agreement: A 
unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at approximately 
10:00 a.m., on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Senator Paul, or his designee, 
be recognized to make a motion to discharge S.J. Res. 42, relating to 
the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom 
of Saudi Arabia of certain defense article; that debate on the motion 
be equally divided between the proponents and the opponents until 12:30 
p.m.; that the Senate recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for the 
weekly conference meetings, and at 2:15 p.m., there be 10 minutes of 
debate remaining on the motion to discharge the resolution, equally 
divided between Senator Paul, or his designee, and the opponents, and 
following the use or yielding back of that time, Senate vote on or in 
relation to the motion to discharge.
  Page S3393
Walsh Nomination Referral--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that the nomination of Elizabeth Erin Walsh, of the 
District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and 
Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service, 
be referred jointly to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban 
Affairs and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 
                                                             Page S3393
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 95 yeas to 1 nay (Vote No. EX. 142), Kenneth P. Rapuano, of 
Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.
Pages S3385-88
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Dawn DeBerry Stump, of Texas, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity 
Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring June 19, 2021.

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  David G. Ehrhart, of Texas, to be General Counsel of the Department 
of the Air Force.
  Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for 
the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.
  Beth Ann Williams, of New Jersey, to be an Assistant Attorney 
General.
  1 Navy nomination in the rank of admiral.
Page S3411

Messages from the House:
  Page S3395

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S3395

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S3396-97

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S3397-99

Additional Statements:
  Pages S3394-95

Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S3399-S3410

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S3410

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--142) 
                                                         Pages S3387-88

Adjournment: Senate convened at 4 p.m. and adjourned at 10:18 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S3411.)

Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

BUSINESS MEETING
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Committee 
ordered favorably reported the nomination of Brock Long, of North 
Carolina, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

INTELLIGENCE
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee met in closed session to 
receive a briefing on certain intelligence matters from officials of 
the intelligence community.



    


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