August 3, 2017 11:51 AM

2 votes @ 12:05pm--Brouillette nom, 10 minutes of debate, passage of FDA

By a vote of 96-1, cloture was invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R.2430, FDA Reauthorization. Under the previous order, there will now be up to 15 minutes for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Brouillette nomination (around 12:05pm if all time is used). Following the vote, there will be up to 10 minutes for prior to a vote on passage of the FDA bill. Under the agreement, no amendments are in order to the FDA bill.

The Senate also passed the following bills by unanimous consent:

  1. 1052, BENEFIT Act
  2. 581, Jessie's Law, with Manchin substitute
  3. 204, Right to Try, with Johnson-Donnelly substitute

12:05pm-2 votes with 10 minutes of debate between votes

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #103, Dan R. Brouillette, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy
--10 minutes for debate equally divided
  1. Passage of H.R.2430, FDA Reauthorization