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[Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 6 (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D25-D26]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO


                                        Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S113-S142

Measures Introduced: Eight bills and one resolution were introduced, as 
follows: S. 2285-2292, and S. Res. 371.
  Page S138

Measures Reported:
  S. 1693, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify that 
section 230 of that Act does not prohibit the enforcement against 
providers and users of interactive computer services of Federal and 
State criminal and civil law relating to sex trafficking, with an 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115-199) 
                                                              Page S138

Measures Passed:
  Universal Service Fund Filing Requirements: Senate passed S. 875, to 
require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study 
and submit a report on filing requirements under the Universal Service 
Fund programs, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature 
of a substitute.
  Pages S141-42
  Brown Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the 
nomination of Michael Lawrence Brown, of Georgia, to be United States 
District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Pages S124-42
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 97 yeas to 1 nay (Vote No. 6), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S124
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at 12 noon, 
on Thursday, January 11, 2018, all post-cloture time on the nomination 
be considered expired, and Senate vote on confirmation of the 
nomination of Michael Lawrence Brown, with no intervening action or 
debate; and that if cloture is invoked on the nomination of Walter 
David Counts III, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the 
Western District of Texas, all post-cloture time be considered expired 
at 1:45 p.m., and Senate vote on confirmation of the nomination of 
Walter David Counts III, with no intervening action or debate. 
                                                              Page S127
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination, post-cloture, at approximately 10 
a.m., on Thursday, January 11, 2018.
Page S142
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By a unanimous vote of 98 yeas (Vote No. EX. 5), Thomas Lee Robinson 
Parker, of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the 
Western District of Tennessee.
Pages S124, S142
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Paul C. Ney, Jr., of Tennessee, to be General Counsel of the 
Department of Defense.
  Holly W. Greaves, of the District of Columbia, to be Chief Financial 
Officer, Environmental Protection Agency.
Page S142

Messages from the House:
  Page S138

Measures Referred:
  Page S138

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S138-39

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S139-41

Additional Statements:
  Page S137

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S141

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S141

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--6)
  Page S124

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 6:42 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S142.)

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