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[Pages D690-D691]
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                                            Thursday, June 22, 2017

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S3697-S3741

Measures Introduced: Twenty-two bills and four resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 1405-1426, S. Res. 199-201, and S. Con. Res. 
18.
  Pages S3731-32

Measures Reported:
  S. 733, to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational 
hunting, fishing, and shooting. (S. Rept. No. 115-116)
  Report to accompany S. 131, to provide for the exchange of certain 
National Forest System land and non-Federal land in the State of 
Alaska. (S. Rept. No. 115-117)
Page S3731
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  By 65 yeas to 35 nays (Vote No. EX. 152), Marshall Billingslea, of 
Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, Department 
of the Treasury.
Pages S3698-S3713
  4 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.
  48 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  1 Marine Corps nomination in the rank of general.
  23 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy. 
                                               Pages S3725-28, S3739-41
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  2 Army nominations in the rank of general.
Page S3739

Messages from the House:
  Page S3730

Measures Referred:
  Page S3730

Enrolled Bills Presented:
  Page S3730

Executive Communications:
  Pages S3730-31

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S3732-33

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S3733-37

Additional Statements:
  Pages S3729-30

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S3712

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S3737

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--153) 
                                                         Pages S3712-13
Svinicki Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the 
nomination of Kristine L. Svinicki, of Virginia, to be a Member of the 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  Pages S3713-25
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 89 yeas to 10 nays (Vote No. 153), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S3713
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that 
notwithstanding Rule XXII, the post-cloture time on the nomination not 
expire until 5:30 p.m., on Monday, June 26, 2017.
Page S3707
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that Senate 
resume consideration of the nomination, post-cloture, at approximately 
4:00 p.m., on Monday, June 26, 2017.
Page S3737

Adjournment: Senate convened at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 6 p.m., until 
4 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the remarks 
of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S3737.)

Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

NOMINATION
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Committee concluded 
a hearing to examine the nomination of J. Christopher Giancarlo, of New 
Jersey, to be Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 
after the nominee testified and answered questions in his own behalf.

APPROPRIATIONS: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, 
Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies 
concluded a hearing to examine proposed budget estimates and 
justification for fiscal year 2018 for the National Institutes of 
Health, after receiving testimony from Francis S. Collins, Director, 
Douglas Lowy, Acting

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Director, National Cancer Institute, Gary Gibbons, Director, National 
Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Anthony Fauci, Director, National 
Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Richard Hodes, Director, 
National Institute on Aging, Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute 
on Drug Abuse, and Joshua Gordon, Director, National Institute of 
Mental Health, all of the National Institutes of Health.

REGULATOR PERSPECTIVE ON FOSTERING ECONOMIC GROWTH
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine fostering economic growth, focusing on regulator 
perspective, including S. 366, to require the Federal financial 
institutions regulatory agencies to take risk profiles and business 
models of institutions into account when taking regulatory actions, 
after receiving testimony from Jerome H. Powell, Member, Board of 
Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman, 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; J. Mark McWatters, Acting Board 
Chairman, National Credit Union Administration; Keith A. Noreika, 
Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the Treasury; and 
Charles G. Cooper, Texas Department of Banking, Austin, on behalf of 
the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY BUDGET
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Committee concluded a 
hearing to examine the President's proposed budget request for fiscal 
year 2018 for the Department of Energy, after receiving testimony from 
Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy.



    


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