2 pending amendments agreed to by voice vote; 6 pending amendments fall; McCain substitute amendment agreed to; Senate now voting on cloture on H.R.1735, as amendedThe Senate agreed to the following pending amendments by voice vote:
Hatch-Inhofe-Mikulski SA #1911, as further modified;
McCain SA #1456.
The following pending amendments fell on a point of order that they are not germane post-cloture:
Blumenthal SA #1564;
Fischer SA #1825;
Durbin SA #1559;
Paul SA #1543;
Markey SA #1645; and
Cornyn SA #1486.
The Senate then agreed to the McCain substitute amendment #1463, as amended, by voice vote.
At 4:04pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R.1735, NDAA, as amended.