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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 116 (Tuesday, July 11, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D743-D744]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

                                             Tuesday, July 11, 2017

[[Page D743]]

                              Daily Digest


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S3889-S3931

Measures Introduced: Seven bills and two resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 1524-1530, and S. Res. 217-218.
  Page S3920

Measures Reported:
  S. 696, to amend title 5, United States Code, to appropriately limit 
the authority to award bonuses to Federal employees, with amendments. 
(S. Rept. No. 115-127)
  S. 829, to reauthorize the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program, 
the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants program, and the Staffing for 
Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program, with an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115-128)
  S. 1099, to provide for the identification and prevention of improper 
payments and the identification of strategic sourcing opportunities by 
reviewing and analyzing the use of Federal agency charge cards. (S. 
Rept. No. 115-129)
Page S3920

Message from the President: Senate received the following message from 
the President of the United States:
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to the issuance of 
an Executive Order that amends Executive Order 13761 of January 13, 
2017; which was referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
Urban Affairs. (PM-12)
Page S3917
Nye Nomination--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of the 
nomination of David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District 
Judge for the District of Idaho.
  Pages S3889-S3911
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination, with all post-cloture time being 
expired, at approximately 12 noon on Wednesday, July 12, 2017; and that 
if cloture is invoked on the nomination of William Francis Hagerty IV, 
of Tennessee, to be Ambassador to Japan, the time count as if cloture 
was invoked at 1 a.m., on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
Page S3926
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Randal Quarles, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System for the unexpired term of fourteen years 
from February 1, 2004.
  Randal Quarles, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System for the term of fourteen years from 
February 1, 2018.
  Randal Quarles, of Colorado, to be Vice Chairman for Supervision of 
the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four 
  Ronald L. Batory, of New Jersey, to be Administrator of the Federal 
Railroad Administration.
  Susan Combs, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior.
  Paul Dabbar, of New York, to be Under Secretary for Science, 
Department of Energy.
  Mark Wesley Menezes, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Energy.
  Dennis Shea, of Virginia, to be a Deputy United States Trade 
Representative (Geneva Office), with the rank of Ambassador.
  Mary Kirtley Waters, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of 
State (Legislative Affairs).
  Lewis M. Eisenberg, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Italian 
Republic, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation 
as Ambassador to the Republic of San Marino.
  Robert P. Kadlec, of New York, 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 Assistant Secretary for 
Preparedness and Response, Department of Health and Human Services.
  Stephen B. King, of Wisconsin, to be Ambassador to the Czech 
Page S3931

Messages from the House:
  Page S3917

Executive Communications:
  Pages S3917-20

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S3920

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S3920-22

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S3922-24

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Additional Statements:
  Pages S3914-17

Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S3924-25

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S3925-26

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S3296

Adjournment: Senate convened at 2:15 p.m. and adjourned at 7:22 p.m., 
until 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S3926.)


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