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[Pages D652-D653]
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                                           Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S3461-S3504

Measures Introduced: Twelve bills and one resolution were introduced, 
as follows: S. 1349-1360, and S.J. Res. 46.
  Page S3487

Measures Reported:
  S. 213, to designate the wilderness within the Lake Clark National 
Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska as the Jay S. Hammond 
Wilderness Area. (S. Rept. No. 115-108)
  S. 217, to amend the Denali National Park Improvement Act to clarify 
certain provisions relating to the natural gas pipeline authorized in 
the Denali National Park and Preserve. (S. Rept. No. 115-109)
  H.R. 46, 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. 115-110)
  H.R. 381, to designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the 
Sierra National Forest as “Sky Point”. (S. Rept. No. 115-111) 
                                                             Page S3487

Measures Considered:
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 proposed thereto:
  Pages S3462-84

  By 97 yeas to 2 nay (Vote No. 144), McConnell (for Crapo) Modified 
Amendment No. 232, to impose sanctions with respect to the Russian 
Federation and to combat terrorism and illicit financing. 
                                                         Pages S3462-74

  Corker (for Graham) Amendment No. 240, to reaffirm the strategic 
importance of Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty to the member 
nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and its contribution 
to maintaining stability throughout the world.
Pages S3662, S3474
  Gardner Modified Amendment No. 250, to provide an exception for 
activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 
                                                             Page S3484
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that 
notwithstanding rule XXII, the cloture motions on the committee-
reported substitute amendment and the bill, be withdrawn; and that at 
approximately 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, June 15, 2017, the time until 11 
a.m., be equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees; 
and that at 11 a.m., Senate vote on or in relation to Gardner Modified 
Amendment No. 250 (listed above), then vote on or in relation to Corker 
(for Graham) Amendment No. 240 (listed above); and that following 
disposition of Corker (for Graham) Amendment No. 240, the committee-
reported substitute amendment, as amended be agreed to, and Senate vote 
on passage of the bill, as amended.
Page S3484
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the bill at approximately 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, June 
15, 2017.
Page S3504

House Messages:
  Merit Systems Protection Board: Senate concurred in the amendment of 
the House to S. 1083, to amend section 1214 of title 5, United States 
Code, to provide for stays during a period that the Merit Systems 
Protection Board lacks a quorum.
  Page S3504

Messages from the House:
  Page S3486

Measures Referred:
  Page S3486

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S3487

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S3487-89

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S3489-91

Additional Statements:
  Page S3486

Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S3491-S3503

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S3503-04

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S3504

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--144) 
                                                             Page S3474

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Adjournment: Senate convened at 10:45 a.m. and adjourned at 7:44 p.m., 
until 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 15, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 


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