Schedule for Wednesday, July 15, 2015Schedule for Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 15. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act. There will be 1 hour for debate equally divided prior to a cloture vote on Alexander amendment #2089 (substitute) If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate. If cloture is not invoked, there would be an immediate cloture vote on the underlying bill, S.1177. The filing deadline for second degree amendments to the substitute and underlying bill is 10:00am.
During Tuesday's session, Senator McConnell moved to proceed to Calendar #19, H.R.22, Hire More Heroes Act, and filed cloture on the motion. We are told Senator McConnell intends to offer Highway legislation as a substitute amendment to the bill. The cloture vote on the motion to proceed would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday or upon disposition of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act, if cloture is invoked on the education bill, whichever is later.