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[Daily Digest]
[Pages D766-D767]
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                                            Thursday, July 13, 2017

[[Page D766]]

                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S3965-S4007

Measures Introduced: Twenty bills and two resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 1548-1567, and S. Res. 219-220.
  Page S3997

Measures Reported:
  S. 1557, making appropriations for military construction, the 
Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal 
year ending September 30, 2018. (S. Rept. No. 115-130)
Page S3997
Shanahan Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the 
nomination of Patrick M. Shanahan, of Washington, to be Deputy 
Secretary of Defense.
  Pages S3971-88
  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, and pursuant to the unanimous-consent agreement of 
Thursday, July 13, 2017, a vote on cloture will occur at 5:30 p.m., on 
Monday, July 17, 2017.
Page S3971-72
  Prior to the consideration of this nomination, Senate took the 
following action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. 
                                                             Page S3971
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Executive Session to 
consider the nomination.
Page S3971
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 
approximately 3 p.m., on Monday, July 17, 2017, Senate resume 
consideration of the nomination; and that notwithstanding the 
provisions of Rule XXII, the vote on the motion to invoke cloture on 
the nomination occur at 5:30 p.m.
Page S4303
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 86 yeas to 12 nays (Vote No. EX. 160), William Francis Hagerty IV, 
of Tennessee, to be Ambassador to Japan.
Pages S3968-71, S4007
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Rostin Behnam, of New Jersey, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity 
Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring June 19, 2021.
  Michael Lawrence Brown, of Georgia, to be United States District 
Judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
  William L. Campbell, Jr., of Tennessee, to be United States District 
Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee.
  Thomas Alvin Farr, of North Carolina, to be United States District 
Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
  Charles Barnes Goodwin, of Oklahoma, to be United States District 
Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma.
  Mark Saalfield Norris, Sr., of Tennessee, to be United States 
District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee.
  Thomas Lee Robinson Parker, of Tennessee, to be United States 
District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee.
  William M. Ray II, of Georgia, to be United States District Judge for 
the Northern District of Georgia.
  Eli Jeremy Richardson, of Tennessee, to be United States District 
Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee.
  Tilman Eugene Self III, of Georgia, to be United States District 
Judge for the Middle District of Georgia.
  3 Air Force nominations in the rank of general.
  77 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  4 Navy nominations in the rank of admiral.
  Routine lists in the Army and Navy.
Pages S4003-07

Messages from the House:
  Page S3992

Measures Referred:
  Page S3992

Measures Placed on the Calendar:
  Page S3992

Measures Read the First Time:
  Page S3992

Executive Communications:
  Pages S3992-94

Petitions and Memorials:
  Pages S3994-96

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S3997

Additional Cosponsors:
  Page S3998

[[Page D767]]

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S3998-S4002

Additional Statements:
  Page S3990-92

Amendments Submitted:
  Page S4002

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S4002

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S4002

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--160) 
                                                             Page S3971

Adjournment: Senate convened at 12:30 p.m. and adjourned at 5:57 p.m., 
until 3 p.m. on Monday, July 17, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4003.)



    


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