Senator Murray made a brief statement and objected.
Senator Sessions then made the following parliamentary inquiry: Is it correct that while the majority leader's motion to concur in the house amendment with an amendment to which the majority leader has also offered a second degree amendment is pending, no senator is permitted to offer an amendment to the House-passed Budget bill?
Chair: the senator is correct.
Senator Sessions made a further parliamentary inquire: if a motion to table the majority leader's motion to concur with an amendment is successful, would there be an opportunity for me to offer a motion to concur with my amendment #2573?
Chair: that is correct
Senator Sessions then moved to table the motion to concur with an amendment, offered by the majority leader.