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                                             Friday, April 11, 2014

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2401-S2408
Measures Introduced: One bill and two resolutions were introduced, as 
follows: S. 2256, and S. Res. 423-424.
  Page S2406
Measures Reported:
  Report to accompany S. 1352, to reauthorize the Native American 
Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996. (S. Rept. No. 
113-152)
  S. Res. 410, expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 
anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, with amendments and with an 
amended preamble.
  S. Res. 413, recognizing 20 years since the genocide in Rwanda, and 
affirming it is in the national interest of the United States to work 
in close coordination with international partners to help prevent and 
mitigate acts of genocide and mass atrocities.
Page S2406
Measures Passed:
  Financial Literacy Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 423, designating 
April 2014 as ``Financial Literacy Month''.
  Page S2408
Authorizing Leadership to Make Appointments--Agreement: A unanimous-
consent agreement was reached providing that, notwithstanding the 
upcoming recess or adjournment of the Senate, the President of the 
Senate, the President Pro Tempore, and the Majority and Minority 
Leaders be authorized to make appointments to commissions, committees, 
boards, conferences, or interparliamentary conferences authorized by 
law, by concurrent action of the two Houses, or by order of the Senate.
                                                             Page S2408
Signing Authority--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached 
providing that during the adjournment or recess of the Senate from 
Friday, April 11, 2014 through Monday, April 28, 2014, Senators Levin, 
Rockefeller, Reed, and Gillibrand be authorized to sign duly enrolled 
bills or joint resolutions.
  Page S2408
Authority for Committees--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that, notwithstanding the Senate's recess, committees 
be authorized to report Legislative and Executive Matters on Friday, 
April 25, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.
  Page S2408
Friedland and Weil Nominations--Agreement: A unanimous-consent 
agreement was reached providing that all post-cloture time be 
considered expired and that at 5:30 p.m., on Monday, April 28, 2014, 
Senate vote, without intervening action or debate, on confirmation of 
the nomination of Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United 
States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; provided further, that 
following disposition of the nomination of Michelle T. Friedland, of 
California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, 
Senate vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David 
Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour 
Division, Department of Labor, and that if cloture is invoked, all 
post-cloture time be yielded back, and Senate vote on confirmation of 
the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of 
the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor; that no further 
motions be in order to the nominations.
  Page S2408
O'Regan Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent-time agreement was 
reached providing that on Monday, April 28, 2014, following disposition 
of the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator 
of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, Senate begin 
consideration of the nomination of Katherine M. O'Regan, of New York, 
to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; that 
there be two minutes for debate, equally divided between the two 
Leaders, or their designees, prior to each vote; that upon the use or 
yielding back of time, Senate vote, without intervening action or 
debate, of confirmation of the nominations; that no further motions be 
in order to the nomination.
  Page S2408
Lipman Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the 
nomination of Sheryl H. Lipman, of Tennessee, to be United States 
District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee.
  Page S2402

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  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, 
in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. 
                                                             Page S2402
Bastian Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the 
nomination of Stanley Allen Bastian, of Washington, to be United States 
District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington.
  Page S2402
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, 
in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Sheryl H. Lipman, of Tennessee, to be United States 
District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee.
Page S2402
Shah Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the nomination 
of Manish S. Shah, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for 
the Northern District of Illinois.
  Page S2402
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, 
in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Stanley Allen Bastian, of Washington, to be United States 
District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington.
Page S2402
Crabtree Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the 
nomination of Daniel D. Crabtree, of Kansas, to be United States 
District Judge for the District of Kansas.
  Pages S2402-03
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, 
in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Manish S. Shah, of Illinois, to be United States District 
Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.
Pages S2402-03
Bashant Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the 
nomination of Cynthia Ann Bashant, of California, to be United States 
District Judge for the Southern District of California.
  Page S2403
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, 
in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Daniel D. Crabtree, of Kansas, to be United States 
District Judge for the District of Kansas.
Page S2403
Levy Nomination--Cloture: Senate began consideration of the nomination 
of Jon David Levy, of Maine, to be United States District Judge for the 
District of Maine.
  Page S2403
  A motion was entered to close further debate on the nomination, and, 
in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of 
the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur upon disposition of the 
nomination of Cynthia Ann Bashant, of California, to be United States 
District Judge for the Southern District of California.
Page S2403
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  Routine lists in the Foreign Service.
Pages S2407-08
Nomination Received: Senate received the following nomination:
  Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Secretary of Health 
and Human Services.
Messages from the House:
  Page S2405
Measures Placed on the Calendar:
  Pages S2405-06
Additional Cosponsors:
  Page S2406
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S2406-07
Additional Statements:
  Page S2405
Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
  Page S2407
Adjournment: Senate convened at 4 p.m. and adjourned, under the 
provisions of S. Con. Res. 35, at 4:14 p.m., until 2 p.m. on Monday, 
April 28, 2014. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority 
Leader in today's Record on page S2408.)



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Daily Digest/Senate Committee Meetings



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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)
  No committee meetings were held.



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Daily Digest/House of Representatives



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                        House of Representatives


Chamber Action
  The House was not in session today. The House is scheduled to meet at 
2 p.m. on Monday, April 28, 2014 pursuant to the provisions of S. Con. 
Res. 35.



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Daily Digest/House Committee Meetings



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Committee Meetings
  No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings
  No joint committee meetings were held.



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Daily Digest/COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR 2014-04-28



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                     COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

                             APRIL 28, 2014

        (Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)


                                 Senate

  No meetings/hearings scheduled.


                                 House

  No hearings are scheduled.



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Daily Digest/Next Meeting of the SENATE + Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES + Other End Matter



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                       Next Meeting of the SENATE
                        2 p.m., Monday, April 28

                               
                             Senate Chamber
Program for Monday: After the transaction of any morning business (not 
to extend beyond 5:30 p.m.), Senate will resume consideration of the 
nomination of Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.
  At 5:30 p.m., there will be up to four roll call votes on 
confirmation of the nomination of Michelle T. Friedland, of California, 
to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, the motion to 
invoke cloture on the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be 
Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, 
confirmation of the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be 
Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, and 
confirmation of the nomination of Katherine M. O'Regan, of New York, to 
be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

              Next Meeting of the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                        2 p.m., Monday, April 28

                               
                             House Chamber
Program for Monday: The House is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, 
April 28, 2014 pursuant to the provisions of S. Con. Res. 35. 



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