October 25, 2017 07:10 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #117, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma; invoked: 79-18.

Legislative Business

Passed H.R. 1329: to increase, effective as of December 1, 2017, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes.

Adopted S.Res.280: designating the week of October 2 through October 6, 2017, as “National Health Information Technology Week” to recognize the value of health information technology in transforming and improving the healthcare system for all people in the United States.

Adopted S.Res.305, recognizing the month of October 2017 as Filipino American History Month.

Adopted S.Res.306: recognizing the month of October 2017 as “National Principals Month”.

Adopted S.Res.307: designating October 26, 2017, as “Day of the Deployed”.

No Executive Business