The Senate passed several other bills through a unanimous consent agreement before adjourning for the evening on Wednesday. A list of those bills follows:
- Sen. Bob MenendezRobert MenendezTaiwan deserves to participate in United Nations The way forward on the Iran nuclear deal under President Trump Corruption trial could roil NJ Senate race MORE’s (D-N.J.) S. 579, which directs the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan at the triennial International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly.
- Sen. Carl LevinCarl LevinFor the sake of American taxpayers, companies must pay their fair share What the Iran-Contra investigation can teach us about Russia probe Senate about to enter 'nuclear option' death spiral MORE's (D-Mich.), Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act, S. 23, designates specified land and inland water within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan, to be known as the Sleeping Bear Dunes Wilderness, as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
- Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin HatchWhen political opportunity knocked, Jason Chaffetz never failed to cash in Ginsburg pines for more collegial court confirmations Senate's No. 2 Republican: Border tax 'probably dead' MORE’s (R-Utah) South Utah Valley Electric Conveyance Act, S. 25, requires the Secretary of the Interior to license use of the South Utah Valley Electric Service District for electrical distribution.
- Hatch’s Bonneville Unit Clean Hydropower Facilitation Act, S. 26, declares that reimbursable costs allocated to facilitate hydropower development on the Diamond Fork System shall be considered final costs, as well as specified costs in excess of the total maximum repayment obligation.
- Sen. Patty MurrayPatty MurraySenate confirms Labor Secretary Acosta Dems unveil bill targeting LGBT harassment on college campuses Trump said he would create ‘more jobs and better wages’ — he can start with federal contractors MORE’s (D-Wash.) Alpine Lakes Wilderness Additions and Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers Protection Act, S. 112, designates certain lands as wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
- Sen. Mike EnziMike EnziLawmakers reintroduce online sales tax bills Trump should work with Congress to block regulations on prepaid cards GOP wrestles with big question: What now? MORE's (R-Wyo.) Powell Shooting Range Land Conveyance Act, S. 130, directs the Secretary of the Interior to allow the Powell Recreation District to be used as a shooting range.
- Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiTrump’s Army pick faces tough confirmation fight Republican Sen. Collins considering run for Maine governor in 2018 Alaska senators push bill to allow Arctic drilling MORE’s (R-Alaska) Denali National Park Improvement Act, S. 157, authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to issue permits for specified microhydro projects in the Kantishna Hills area within the Denali National Park and Preserve.
_ Sen. Rob PortmanRob PortmanTrump talks big on trade, but workers need action Trump tax plan prompts GOP fears about deficit Overnight Regulation: Senators call for 'cost-effective' regs | FCC chief unveils plans to roll back net neutrality MORE's (R-Ohio), S. 230, authorizes the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in D.C. to commemorate the mission of the Peace Corps and the ideals on which it was founded.
- Sen. John HoevenJohn HoevenCongress nears deal on help for miners Overnight Energy: Lawmakers work toward deal on miners’ benefits Congress nears deal on help for miners MORE’s (R-N.D.), S. 244 amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to revise the list of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Federal Permit Streamlining Pilot Project offices.
- Sen. James Risch's (R-Idaho) S. 276, directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the American Falls Reservoir.
- Sen. Thad CochranThad CochranMcConnell: Senate will pass short-term funding bill to avoid shutdown Lawmakers push one-week stopgap funding bill Picking 2018 candidates pits McConnell vs. GOP groups MORE’s (R-Miss.) Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance Act, S. 304, requires the Secretary of the Interior to convey to Mississippi, by quitclaim deed, all interest of the United States in two parcels of identified land totaling approximately 67 acres.
- Sen. Ron WydenRon WydenWhat killing net neutrality means for the internet Overnight Tech: Net neutrality fight descends into trench warfare | Zuckerberg visits Ford factory | Verizon shines light on cyber espionage Franken, top Dems blast FCC over net neutrality proposal MORE's (D-ore.) Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act, S. 352, designates certain federal land in Oregon administered by the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as the Devil's Staircase Wilderness and as wilderness and a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
- Murray's S. 383, to designate a segment of Illabot Creek in Skagit County, Washington, as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
- Sen. Chris CoonsChris CoonsCoons: Senate may have to 'support military action' A Vandenberg movement in Congress Senate approves Trump's Agriculture chief MORE’ (D-Del.) White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic River Expansion Act, S. 393, amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate additional segments and tributaries of the White Clay Creek in Delaware and Pennsylvania as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
- Sen. Tim JohnsonTim JohnsonCourt ruling could be game changer for Dems in Nevada Bank lobbyists counting down to Shelby’s exit Former GOP senator endorses Clinton after Orlando shooting MORE’s (D-S.D.) Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Boundary Modification, S. 459, amends the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Establishment Act of 1999 to modify the boundary of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in South Dakota by including in the Historic Site a visitor facility and administrative site located on a specified parcel of land.