Mrs. Shelley Moore Capito, from the State of West Virginia,
called the Senate to order at 11 a.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and
Mrs. Capito led the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the
Flag of the United States of America.
The JournalPursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the
proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition
of the two leaders being reserved.
Transaction of Morning BusinessPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Friday, April 28)
H.J.Res. 99 (Rep. Frelinghuysen)
A joint resolution making further continuing
appropriations for fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes
Received in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and
passed without amendment by Voice Vote.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Executive Business (Friday, April 28)
Jay Clayton, of New York, to be a Member of the
Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5,
Considered by Senate.
Cloture motion presented in Senate.
By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.
By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote 05/01/2017.
AdjournmentUnder the authority of the order of today, at 12:26 p.m,
the Presiding Officer (Mr. Kennedy in the chair) declared the
Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 3 p.m. on
Monday, May 1, 2017.