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[Pages D724-D725]
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                                            Thursday, June 29, 2017

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S3837-S3867

Measures Introduced: Forty-six bills and eight resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 1472-1517, S. Res. 210-215, and S. Con. Res. 
20-21.
  Pages S3857-59

Measures Reported:
  H.R. 1029, to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act to improve pesticide registration and other activities 
under the Act, to extend and modify fee authorities, with amendments. 
                                                             Page S3857

Measures Passed:
  Engrossment Correction: Senate agreed to S. Res. 210, to correct the 
engrossment of S. 722.
  Page S3842
Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act--Agreement: A unanimous-
consent agreement was reached providing that the Secretary of the 
Senate be directed to request the return of papers for S. 722, to 
Provide Congressional Review and to Counter Iranian and Russian 
Governments' Aggression, from the House of Representatives. 
                                                             Page S3842

Pro Forma Sessions--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that when the Senate completes its business today, it 
adjourn, to then convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business 
being conducted on the following dates and times and that following 
each pro forma session, the Senate adjourn until the next pro forma 
session: Monday, July 3, 2017, at 6 p.m.; and Thursday, July 6, 2017, 
at 9 a.m.; and that when the Senate adjourns on Thursday, July 6, 2017, 
it next convene at 3 p.m., on Monday, July 10, 2017.
  Page S3847
Rao Nomination-Agreement: Senate continued consideration of the 
nomination of Neomi Rao, of the District of Columbia, to be 
Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget.
  Pages S3837-42
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 59 yeas to 36 nays (Vote No. 155), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S3839
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 
approximately 3 p.m., on Monday, July 10, 2017, Senate resume 
consideration of the nomination, post-cloture; and that notwithstanding 
the provisions of Rule XXII, the post-cloture time on the nomination 
expire at 5:30 p.m.
Page S3847
Hagerty Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the 
nomination of William Francis Hagerty IV, of Tennessee, to be 
Ambassador to Japan.
  Pages S3846-47
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, 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 
nomination of David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Idaho.
Page S3847
  Prior to the consideration of this nomination, Senate took the 
following action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. 
                                                             Page S3846
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that 
notwithstanding Rule XXII, it be in order to move to proceed to 
Executive Session to consider the nomination.
Page S3846
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Executive Session to 
consider the nomination.
Page S3846
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Matthew P. Donovan, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of the Air 
Force.
  Ellen M. Lord, of Rhode Island, to be Under Secretary of Defense for 
Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.
  Christopher Campbell, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of 
the Treasury.
  Peter B. Davidson, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the 
Department of Commerce.
  Robert L. Sumwalt III, of South Carolina, to be Chairman of the 
National Transportation Safety Board for a term of two years.

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  Brenda Burman, of Arizona, to be Commissioner of Reclamation.
  Douglas W. Domenech, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the 
Interior.
  Jason Kearns, of Colorado, to be a Member of the United States 
International Trade Commission for the term expiring December 16, 2024.
  Luis E. Arreaga, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of 
Guatemala.
  Krishna R. Urs, of Connecticut, to be Ambassador to the Republic of 
Peru.
  Jerome M. Adams, of Indiana, to be Medical Director in the Regular 
Corps of the Public Health Service, subject to qualifications therefor 
as provided by law and regulations, and to be Surgeon General of the 
Public Health Service for a term of four years.
  Janet Dhillon, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Equal 
Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2022.
  William J. Emanuel, of California, to be a Member of the National 
Labor Relations Board for the term of five years expiring August 27, 
2021.
  Gerald W. Fauth, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National 
Mediation Board for a term expiring July 1, 2020.
  Joshua A. Deahl, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate 
Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals for the term of 
fifteen years.
  Susan M. Gordon, of Virginia, to be Principal Deputy Director of 
National Intelligence.
  Eric S. Dreiband, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General.
  Brendan Carr, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal 
Communications Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 
30, 2018.
  Brendan Carr, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal 
Communications Commission for a term of five years from July 1, 2018.
  Kay Bailey Hutchison, of Texas, to be United States Permanent 
Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty 
Organization, with the rank and status of Ambassador.
  A routine list in the Foreign Service.
Pages S3866-67

Messages from the House:
  Page S3856

Measures Referred:
  Page S3856

Measures Placed on the Calendar:
  Pages S3837, S3857

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S3857

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S3859-60

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S3860-66

Additional Statements:
  Page S3856

Notices of Intent:
  Page S3866

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S3842

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--155) 
                                                             Page S3839

Adjournment: Senate convened at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 5:45 p.m., 
until 6 p.m. on Monday, July 3, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S3847.)



    


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