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Monday, July 10, 2017
See Resume of Congressional Activity.
Routine Proceedings, pages S3873-S3888
Measures Introduced: Six bills and one resolution were introduced, as
follows: S. 1518-1523, and S. Res. 216.
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.
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
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.
During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the
By a unanimous vote of 97 yeas (Vote No. 157), Senate agreed to the
motion to close further debate on the nomination.
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
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.
Messages from the House:
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
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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