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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 123 (Thursday, July 20, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D812-D813]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

                                            Thursday, July 20, 2017

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                              Daily Digest


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4087-S4122

Measures Introduced: Twenty-four bills and six resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 1592-1615, S.J. Res. 47, S. Res. 225-228, 
and S. Con. Res. 22.
  Pages S4115-16

Measures Reported:
  S. 1603, An original bill making appropriations for Agriculture, 
Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies 
programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018. (S. Rept. No. 
  S. 1609, making appropriations for energy and water development and 
related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018. (S. 
Rept. No. 115-132)
Page S4114

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 continuation 
of the national emergency with respect to significant transnational 
criminal organizations that was established in Executive Order 13581 on 
July 24, 2011; which was referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
and Urban Affairs. (PM-14)
Page S4110
  Bernhardt Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the 
nomination of David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of 
the Interior.
Pages S4094-S4108
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 56 yeas to 39 nays (Vote No. 165), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S4098
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 
approximately 4 p.m., on Monday, July 24, 2017, Senate resume 
consideration of the nomination, post-cloture; and that the post-
cloture time on the nomination expire at 5:30 p.m.
Page S4121
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 51 yeas to 47 nays (Vote No. EX. 164), John Kenneth Bush, of 
Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit. 
                                                  Pages S4088-94, S4122
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., of Utah, to be Ambassador to the Russian 
  Bart M. Davis, of Idaho, to be United States Attorney for the 
District of Idaho for the term of four years.
  Joshua J. Minkler, of Indiana, to be United States Attorney for the 
Southern District of Indiana for the term of four years vice Joseph H. 
Hogsett, resigned.
  Routine lists in the Navy.
Pages S4121-22

Messages from the House:
  Page S4110

Measures Referred:
  Page S4110

Executive Communications:
  Pages S4110-11

Petitions and Memorials:
  Pages S4111-14

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Pages S4114-15

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4116-17

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S4117-20

Additional Statements:
  Pages S4108-09

Amendments Submitted:
  Page S4120

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Pages S4120-21

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--165) 
                                                     Pages S4094, S4098

Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 5:11 p.m., 
until 4 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4121.)

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