Following the opening remarks of the two Managers, Senator Sessions will be recognized to raise a 303(c) Budget Act point of Order. Senator Johnson (SD) will be then recognized to waive the applicable portions of the Budget Act.
There will then be up to 4 hours of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Johnson (SD) and Sessions or their designees.
The Senate is now debating the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to H.R.2055, the Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and related agencies Appropriations bill.
Debate time is expected to be yielded back at approximately 3:30pm and the Senate will then conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to H.R.2055. If cloture is invoked, the Senate will then conduct a 2nd vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act. Senators should be aware the second vote may be a roll call vote.