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Senate Floor Activity - Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10 a .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.

Legislative Business (Wednesday, November 1)

S.Res. 320 (Sen. Grassley): A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, commending domestic violence victim advocates, domestic violence victim service providers, crisis hotline staff, and first responders serving victims of domestic violence for their compassionate support of survivors of domestic violence, and expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should continue to support efforts to end domestic violence, provide safety for victims of domestic violence and their families, and hold perpetrators of domestic violence accountable .
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Executive Business (Wednesday, November 1)

PN371: Joan Louise Larsen, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 60 - 38. Record Vote Number: 257

PN585: Allison H. Eid, of Colorado, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 42. Record Vote Number: 258
-- Considered by Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote 11/2/2017.


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at 6:37 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.