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[Congressional Record Volume 164, Number 7 (Thursday, January 11, 2018)]
[Daily Digest]
[Pages D31-D32]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO


                                         Thursday, January 11, 2018

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S143-S170

Measures Introduced: Thirteen bills and two resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 2293-2305, and S. Res. 372-373. 
                                                          Pages S167-68

Measures Passed:
  Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition 
Act: Committee on Indian Affairs was discharged from further 
consideration of H.R. 984, to extend Federal recognition to the 
Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern 
Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the 
Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe, and the bill was 
then passed.
  Page S153
  Congratulating the North Dakota State University football team: 
Senate agreed to S. Res. 372, congratulating the North Dakota State 
University football team for winning the 2017 National Collegiate 
Athletic Association Division I Football Championship Subdivision 
title.
  Page S170
  Medal of Honor: Senate passed H.R. 4641, to authorize the President 
to award the Medal of Honor to John L. Canley for acts of valor during 
the Vietnam War while a member of the Marine Corps.
  Page S170

House Messages:
FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act--Agreement: Senate began 
consideration of the amendment of the House to S. 139, to implement the 
use of Rapid DNA instruments to inform decisions about pretrial release 
or detention and their conditions, to solve and prevent violent crimes 
and other crimes, to exonerate the innocent, to prevent DNA analysis 
backlogs, taking action on the following motions and amendments 
proposed thereto:
  Pages S153-65

Pending:
  McConnell motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the bill.
                                                          Pages S153-54
  McConnell motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the bill, 
with McConnell Amendment No. 1870 (to the House Amendment to the bill), 
to change the enactment date.
Page S154
  McConnell Amendment No. 1871 (to Amendment No. 1870), of a perfecting 
nature.
Page S154
  McConnell motion to refer the message of the House on the bill to the 
Committee on the Judiciary, with instructions, McConnell Amendment No. 
1872, to change the enactment date.
Page S154
  McConnell Amendment No. 1873 (to (the instructions) Amendment No. 
1872), of a perfecting nature.
Page S154
  McConnell Amendment No. 1874 (to Amendment No. 1873), of a perfecting 
nature.
Page S154
  A motion was entered to close further debate on McConnell motion to 
concur in the amendment of the House to the bill, and, in accordance 
with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a 
vote on cloture will occur on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
Page S154
  During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 68 yeas to 27 nays (Vote No. 10), Senate agreed to the motion to 
proceed to consideration of the House message to accompany the bill. 
                                                          Pages S153-54
  Prior to the consideration of this measure today, Senate took the 
following action:
  Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to Legislative Session. 
                                                              Page S153
  A unanimous consent agreement was reached providing that at 
approximately 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Senate resume 
consideration of the amendment of the House to the bill; and that the 
filing deadlines under Rule XXII, with respect to the motion to invoke 
cloture on the motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the 
bill, be at the following times on Tuesday, January 16, 2018: 4:45 p.m. 
for all first-degree amendments, and 5:15 p.m. for all second-degree 
amendments.
Page S170

Appointments:
  United States Semiquincentennial Commission: The Chair announced, on 
behalf of the Democratic Leader, pursuant to the provisions of Public 
Law

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114-196, the appointment of the following individual to serve as a 
member of the United States Semiquincentennial Commission: Rosa G. Rios 
of Maryland.
  Page S170
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  By a unanimous vote of 92 yeas (Vote No. EX. 7), Michael Lawrence 
Brown, of Georgia, to be United States District Judge for the Northern 
District of Georgia.
Page S150
  By a unanimous vote of 96 yeas (Vote No. EX. 9), Walter David Counts 
III, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Western 
District of Texas.
Page S153
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 90 yeas to 1 nay (Vote No. 8), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S150

Messages from the House:
  Page S167

Measures Referred:
  Page S167

Executive Communications:
  Page S167

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S167

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S168-69

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S167-68

Additional Statements:
  Pages S166-67

Amendments Submitted:
  Pages S169-70

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S170

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S170

Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. (Total--10) 
                                                    Pages S150, S153-54

Adjournment: Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 4:29 p.m., 
until 1 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page 
S170.)



    


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