June 3, 2015 05:31 PM

Agreement to vote on Portman and Bennet @ 10:15am tomorrow morning--no votes tonight

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in up to 2 votes tomorrow morning at 10:15am.

Under the order, following Leader remarks tomorrow, Thursday, June 4, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1735, NDAA, there be 30 minutes equally divided in the usual form on the following amendments, and that following the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will vote in relation to the amendments in the order listed:

Portman SA #1522 (Stryker)

Bennet SA #1540 (major medical facility projects)

No second degree amendments are in order to these amendments prior to the votes.

Senator Tillis offered amendment #1506 (AMP) and Senator Reed offered Shaheen amendment #1494 (definition of spouse re: VA benefits).

Senators should expect up to 2 roll call votes tomorrow at 10:15am. We expect a roll call vote on the Portman amendment and possibly a voice vote on the Bennet amendment.

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes tonight.