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Schedule for Thursday, July 27, 2023

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, July 27, 2023, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Senator Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.


Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #119, S.2226, FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

During Wednesday’s session, Senator Schumer filed cloture on Reed substitute amendment #935 and on the underlying bill, S. 2226 NDAA.  As a result of cloture having been filed, there is a filing deadline for first degree amendments at 1:00pm on Thursday.  The filing deadline for second degree amendments is one hour prior to the cloture vote if cloture is invoked. Amendments must be germane and timely filed to be considered in order post-cloture. Unless an agreement is reached, the cloture motions would ripen in the order filed one hour after the Senate convenes on Friday.

At approximately 11:30am, the Senate will vote on the following amendments in the order listed, with 60-affirmative votes required for adoption, and with two minutes equally divided prior to each vote:

Barrasso amdt #999 (nuclear fuel)

Sanders amdt #1030 (reduce military spending)

Cardin amdt #705 (combating global corruption)

Marshall amdt #874 (flags)

Gillibrand amdt #1065 (World Trade Center Health Program)

Kennedy amdt #1034 (IMF Special Drawing Rights)

Hawley amdt #1058 (radiation exposure)

Menendez amdt #638 (Firefighter Cancer Registry)

Additional roll call votes are expected during Thursday’s session.

Pending amendments:

Reed substitute amendment #935

Schumer amendment #936 (date change)

Thursday, July 27th at approx. 11:30am – at least 8 roll call votes:

1.   Barrasso amdt #999 (nuclear fuel) [60-vote threshold]

2.   Sanders amdt #1030 (reduce military spending) [60-vote threshold]

3.   Cardin amdt #705 (combating global corruption) [60-vote threshold]

4.   Marshall amdt #874 (flags) [60-vote threshold]

5.   Gillibrand amdt #1065 (World Trade Center Health Program) [60-vote threshold]

6.   Kennedy amdt #1034 (IMF Special Drawing Rights) [60-vote threshold]

7.   Hawley amdt #1058 (radiation exposure) [60-vote threshold]

8.   Menendez amdt #638 (Firefighter Cancer Registry) [60-vote threshold]