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Wrap Up for Thursday, September 7, 2017

Roll Call Votes
  1. Motion to table Paul motion to refer H.R.601; tabled: 87-10.
  2. Motion to table Sasse motion to refer H.R.601; tabled: 72-25
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.601 with further amendment (disaster relief, debt limit extension, continuing resolution through December 8, 2017); invoked: 79-18.
  4. Motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.601 with further amendment; agreed to: 80-17.

Legislative Business

Passed S. 597, to increase Federal Pell Grants for the children of fallen public safety officers, and for other purposes.

Agreed to S.Con.Res.24, enrollment correction to H.R. 601.

Agreed to H.Con. Res.69, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Passed S.1165, to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center.

Adopted S.Res.243, expressing the sense of the Senate that Joseph Leon George should be honored for heroism at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941.


Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.J.Res.49, condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Executive Business

Confirmed Executive Calendar #250, Col. John K. Muller, to be Brigadier General