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Senate Floor Activity - Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 2 p .m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and the President pro tempore 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.

Executive Business (Tuesday, June 27)

PN478: Neomi Rao, of the District of Columbia, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget
-- Motion to proceed to consideration of nomination agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, debate 06/28/2017.


Under the authority of the order of today, at 7:20 p.m, the Presiding Officer (Mr. Rounds in the chair) declared the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 12 noon tomorrow .