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                                              Monday, July 10, 2017

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                              Daily Digest



HIGHLIGHTS

      See Resume of Congressional Activity.


                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S3873-S3888

Measures Introduced: Six bills and one resolution were introduced, as 
follows: S. 1518-1523, and S. Res. 216.
  Page S3885

Measures Reported:
  S. 123, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line 
telephone systems to have a default configuration that permits users to 
directly initiate a call to 9-1-1 without dialing any additional digit, 
code, prefix, or post-fix. (S. Rept. No. 115-124)
  S. 1519, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for 
military activities of the Department of Defense, for military 
construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, 
to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year. (S. 
Rept. No. 115-125)
  S. 1024, to amend title 38, United States Code, to reform the rights 
and processes relating to appeals of decisions regarding claims for 
benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 
115-126)
Pages S3884-85

Appointments:
  Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress: The Chair announced, 
on behalf of the Democratic Leader, pursuant to Public Law 101-509, the 
appointment of the following individual to serve as a member of the 
Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress: Carol A. Mandel of New 
York.
  Page S3887
Nye Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the 
nomination of David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Idaho.
  Page S3880
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By a unanimous vote of 97 yeas (Vote No. 157), Senate agreed to the 
motion to close further debate on the nomination.
Pages S3879-80
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination, post-cloture, at approximately 2:15 
p.m., on Tuesday, July 11, 2017; and that all time during morning 
business, recess, adjournment, and Leader remarks count post-cloture on 
the nomination.
Page S3887
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 54 yeas to 41 nays (Vote No. EX. 156), Neomi Rao, of the District 
of Columbia, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget.
Page S3879

Messages from the House:
  Page S3884

Measures Referred:
  Page S3884

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S3885-86

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S3886-87

Additional Statements:
  Pages S3883-84

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--157) 
                                               Pages S3879 and S3879-80

Adjournment: Senate convened at 3 p.m. and adjourned at 6:39 p.m., 
until 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S3887.)



    


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