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Senate Floor Activity - Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Mr. Rand Paul, from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, called the Senate to order at 9:30 a.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mr. Paul 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 (Wednesday, June 7)

S. 722 (Sen. Corker): To impose sanctions with respect to Iran in relation to Iran's ballistic missile program, support for acts of international terrorism, and violations of human rights, and for other purposes.
-- Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
-- Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 91 - 8. Record Vote Number: 140

S.Res. 174 (Sen. Moran): A resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International and celebrating the Lions Clubs International for a long history of humanitarian service.
-- Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
-- Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
-- Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.
S.Amdt. 222 (Sen. Moran): To remove references to specific entities .
-- Amendment SA 222 proposed by Senator Tillis for Senator Moran.
-- Amendment SA 222 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

S.Res. 187 (Sen. Duckworth): A resolution congratulating and honoring Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on 50 years of groundbreaking discoveries .
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.


Under the authority of the order of today, at 6:47 p.m, the Presiding Officer (Mr. Tillis in the chair) declared the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.