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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 192 (Monday, November 27, 2017)]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO
Monday, November 27, 2017
Routine Proceedings, pages S7319-S7335
Measures Introduced: One bill was introduced, as follows: S. 2161.
H.R. 3210, to require the Director of the National Background
Investigations Bureau to submit a report on the backlog of personnel
security clearance investigations, with an amendment in the nature of a
substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115-185)
S. 1425, to reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation
System Act of 2009, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute.
(S. Rept. No. 115-186)
Katsas Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the
nomination of Gregory G. Katsas, of Virginia, to be United States
Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.
During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the
By 52 yeas to 48 nays (Vote No. 282), 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 12
noon, on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, and then subsequently recess until
A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing that
notwithstanding Rule XXII, that at 4 p.m., on Tuesday, November 28,
2017, there be 90 minutes of post-cloture debate remaining on the
nomination, equally divided between the two Leaders, or their
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
By 97 yeas to 3 nays (Vote No. EX. 281), Dabney Langhorne Friedrich,
of California, to be United States District Judge for the District of
Pages S7328, S7335
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
2 Army nominations in the rank of general.
Routine lists in the Army, Coast Guard, and Navy.
Nomination Withdrawn: Senate received notification of withdrawal of the
1 Army nomination in the rank of general.
Messages from the House:
Measures Read the First Time:
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--282)
Adjournment: Senate convened at 4 p.m. and adjourned at 6:44 p.m.,
until 12 noon on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. (For Senate's program, see
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S7335.)
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