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[Daily Digest]
[Pages D699-D700]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO


                                              Monday, June 26, 2017

[[Page D699]]

                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S3743-S3780

Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and two resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 1427-1442, and S. Res. 202-203.
  Page S3765

Measures Reported:
  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) 
                                                             Page S3765
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 
Administration.
  Maria E. Brewer, of Indiana, to be Ambassador to the Republic of 
Sierra Leone.
  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 
Belgium.
  Carl C. Risch, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of State 
(Consular Affairs).
  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 
Affairs.
  James Byrne, of Virginia, to be General Counsel, Department of 
Veterans Affairs.
  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.
Pages S3779-80

Messages from the House:
  Page S3764

Measures Referred:
  Page S3765

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S3765-66

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S3766-67

Additional Statements:
  Page S3764

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S3767

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--154) 
                                                             Page S3750

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.)

[[Page D700]]



Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

AUTHORIZATION: DEFENSE
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.

AUTHORIZATION: DEFENSE
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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