Daily Digest/Senate
(Daily Digest - July 24, 2017)

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[Daily Digest]
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From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

                                              Monday, July 24, 2017

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                              Daily Digest


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4123-S4163
Measures Introduced: Eight bills and two resolutions were introduced, 
as follows: S. 1616-1623, and S. Res. 229-230.
  Pages S4135-36
Measures Reported:
  S. 595, to provide U.S. Customs and Border Protection with additional 
flexibility to expedite the hiring process for applicants for law 
enforcement positions, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. 
(S. Rept. No. 115-133)
  S. 760, to expand the Government's use and administration of data to 
facilitate transparency, effective governance, and innovation, with 
amendments. (S. Rept. No. 115-134)
  S. 756, to reauthorize and amend the Marine Debris Act to promote 
international action to reduce marine debris. (S. Rept. No. 115-135)
  S. 1096, to amend and enhance certain maritime programs of the 
Department of Transportation, with an amendment in the nature of a 
substitute. (S. Rept. No. 115-136)
Page S4135
Measures Considered:
National Defense Authorization Act: Senate began consideration of the 
motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 2810, to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel 
strengths for such fiscal year.
  Pages S4130-34, S4139-63
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 53 yeas to 43 nays (Vote No. EX. 166), David Bernhardt, of 
Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior. 
                                                  Pages S4124-30, S4163
Messages from the House:
  Page S4135
Measures Referred:
  Page S4135
Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4136-37
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S4137-39
Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S4139
Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--166) 
                                                             Page S4130
Adjournment: Senate convened at 4 p.m. and adjourned at 11:19 p.m., 
until 12 noon on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4139.)