Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will consider the nomination of Brock Long, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.




  • The House was not in session.



  • The House is not in session.





  • The Senate was not in session.



  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, June 19, 2017.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session for the consideration of Executive Calendar #108, the nomination of Brock Long, of North Carolina, to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. There will be up to 30 minutes for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.
  • As a reminder, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following Treasury nominations:
  • Executive Calendar #94, Sigal Mandelker, of New York, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes.
  • Executive Calendar #97, Marshall Billingslea, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, Department of the Treasury.
  • We expect the first vote on Treasury nominees, starting with a cloture vote on the Mandelker nomination, to occur on Tuesday.
    • Monday at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote
    • Confirmation of Brock Long to be Administrator, FEMA


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Notable Legislation Introduced



H.R.2935 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To codify Executive Order 13694 (relating to blocking the property of certain persons engaging in significant malicious cyber-enabled activities) and to codify certain Executive orders imposing sanctions in relation to the situation in Ukraine.
Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] (Introduced 06/16/2017) Cosponsors: (10)
Committees: House – Foreign Affairs, Judiciary, Ways and Means
Latest Action: 06/16/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means



H.R.2930 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To develop a civil unmanned aircraft policy framework, a pilot program, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lewis, Jason [R-MN-2] (Introduced 06/16/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House – Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Action: 06/16/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.


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