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From the Congressional Record Online through GPO
Monday, June 26, 2017
Routine Proceedings, pages S3743-S3780
Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and two resolutions were introduced,
as follows: S. 1427-1442, and S. Res. 202-203.
S. 713, to establish the Mountains to Sound Greenway National
Heritage Area in the State of Washington, with an amendment in the
nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115-118)
S. 459, to designate the area between the intersections of Wisconsin
Avenue, Northwest and Davis Street, Northwest and Wisconsin Avenue,
Northwest and Edmunds Street, Northwest in Washington, District of
Columbia, as “Boris Nemtsov Plaza”. (S. Rept. No. 115-119)
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
By 88 yeas to 9 nays (Vote No. EX. 154), Kristine L. Svinicki, of
Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the
term of five years expiring June 30, 2022.
Pages S3744-50, S3780
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
Mark H. Buzby, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Maritime
Maria E. Brewer, of Indiana, to be Ambassador to the Republic of
John P. Desrocher, of New York, to be Ambassador to the People's
Democratic Republic of Algeria.
Kelley Eckels Currie, of Georgia, to be Representative of the United
States of America on the Economic and Social Council of the United
Nations, with the rank of Ambassador.
Kelley Eckels Currie, of Georgia, to be an Alternate Representative
of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly
of the United Nations, during her tenure of service as Representative
of the United States of America on the Economic and Social Council of
the United Nations.
Robert Wood Johnson IV, of New York, to be Ambassador to the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Jamie McCourt, of California, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of
Carl C. Risch, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of State
Kyle Fortson, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the
National Mediation Board for a term expiring July 1, 2019.
Michael Rigas, of Massachusetts, to be Deputy Director of the Office
of Personnel Management.
Christopher A. Wray, of Georgia, to be Director of the Federal Bureau
of Investigation for a term of ten years.
Thomas G. Bowman, of Florida, to be Deputy Secretary of Veterans
James Byrne, of Virginia, to be General Counsel, Department of
3 Marine Corps nominations in the rank of general.
2 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, and Navy.
Messages from the House:
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Privileges of the Floor:
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--154)
Adjournment: Senate convened at 4 p.m. and adjourned at 9:55 p.m.,
until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the
remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S3768.)
(Committees not listed did not meet)
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on Strategic Forces met in
closed session and approved for full committee consideration those
provisions which fall within the jurisdiction of the subcommittee of
the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018.
Committee on Armed Services: Subcommittee on SeaPower met in closed
session and approved for full committee consideration those provisions
which fall within the jurisdiction of the subcommittee of the proposed
National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018.
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