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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 188 (Thursday, November 16, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D1232-D1233]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry: Committee ordered 
favorably reported the nomination of Glen R. Smith, of Iowa, to be a 
Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board.

Committee on Armed Services: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
nominations of Anthony Kurta, of Montana, to be a Principal Deputy 
Under Secretary, and James E. McPherson, of Virginia, to be General 
Counsel of the Department of the Army, both of the Department of 
Defense, and Gregory E. Maggs, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United 
States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

Committee on Armed Services: Committee concluded a hearing to examine 
the nominations of John C. Rood, of Arizona, to be Under Secretary for 
Policy, and Randall G. Schriver, of Virginia, to be an Assistant 
Secretary, both of the Department of Defense, after the nominees 
testified and answered questions in their own behalf.

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on 
Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard concluded a hearing to 
examine Coast Guard readiness, focusing on how far we can stretch our 
Nation's only multi-mission, military force, after receiving testimony 
from Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant, Coast Guard, Department of 
Homeland Security; Lee W. Smithson, Mississippi Emergency Management 
Agency Director, Pearl; Etta Kuzakin, Agdaagux Tribe of King Cove, King 
Cove, Alaska; and Guy A. Meadows, Michigan Technological University 
Great Lakes Research Center, Houghton.

Committee on Finance: Committee continued consideration of an original 
bill entitled, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.

Committee on the Judiciary: Committee ordered favorably reported the 
following business items:
  S. 2070, to amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act 
of 1994, to reauthorize the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert 
Program, and to promote initiatives that will reduce the risk of injury 
and death relating to the wandering characteristics of some children 
with autism, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute; and
  The nominations of Scott W. Brady, to be United States Attorney for 
the Western District of Pennsylvania, and Andrew E. Lelling, to be 
United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts for the term 
of four years, both of the Department of Justice.

Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee met in closed session to 
receive a briefing on certain intelligence matters from officials of 
the intelligence community.

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