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Senate Floor Activity - Friday, April 28, 2017

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 Journal

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant 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 Business

Pursuant 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)

PN47: Jay Clayton, of New York, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2021
-- 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.


Under 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.