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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Routine Proceedings, pages S3413-59
Measures Introduced: Six bills were introduced, as follows: S. 1343-
S. 55, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a
special resource study of Fort Ontario in the State of New York, with
an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115-104)
S. 214, to authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric
project. (S. Rept. No. 115-105)
S. 566, to withdraw certain land in Okanogan County, Washington, to
protect the land. (S. Rept. No. 115-106)
S. 714, to amend Public Law 103-434 to authorize Phase III of the
Yakima River Basin Water Basin Water Enhancement Project for the
purposes of improving water management in the Yakima River basin. (S.
Rept. No. 115-107)
Police Officer Scott Bashioum Post Office Building: Senate passed S.
831, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service
located at 120 West Pike Street in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, as the
“Police Officer Scott Bashioum Post Office Building”.
Government of Saudi Arabia Export of Defense Articles: By 47 yeas to 53
nays (Vote No. 143), Senate did not agree to the 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 articles.
Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act--Agreement: Senate
continued 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, taking
action on the following amendments and motions proposed thereto:
McConnell Amendment No. 233 (to Amendment No. 232), to change the
McConnell (for Crapo) Modified Amendment No. 232, to impose sanctions
with respect to the Russian Federation and to combat terrorism and
A motion was entered to close further debate on the committee-
reported substitute amendment to the bill, and, in accordance with the
provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on
cloture will occur on Thursday, June 15, 2017.
A motion was entered to close further debate on the bill, 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
committee-reported substitute amendment to the bill.
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the motion
to invoke cloture on McConnell (for Crapo) Amendment No. 232 (listed
above), be withdrawn.
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 2 p.m.,
on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, Senate vote on adoption of McConnell (for
Crapo) Modified Amendment No. 232 (listed above), with no intervening
action or debate and no second-degree amendments in order prior to the
vote; and that following Leader remarks on Wednesday, June 14, 2017,
the time until 2 p.m. be equally divided in the usual form.
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further
consideration of the bill at approximately 10:45 a.m., on Wednesday,
June 14, 2017.
Message from the President: Senate received the following message from
the President of the United States:
Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on the continuation of the
national emergency that was originally declared in Executive Order
13405 of June
16, 2006, with respect to Belarus; which was referred to the Committee
on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (PM-9)
Messages from the House:
Measures Placed on the Calendar:
Petitions and Memorials:
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Privileges of the Floor:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--143)
Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:18 p.m.,
until 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. (For Senate's program,
see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page
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