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  • 3:32pm the Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.R.6201, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, as amended, if amended (60-affirmative vote threshold).Passed: 90-8.
  • 2:53pm the Senate began a roll call vote on Johnson amendment #1558 (strike paid leave and insert unemployment) (60-affirmative vote threshold).Not agreed to: 50-48.
  • 2:05pm the Senate began a roll call vote on Murray-Gillibrand amendment #1559 (paid leave) (60-affirmative vote threshold).Not agreed to:  47-51.
  • 12:06pm the Senate began a roll call vote on Paul amendment #1556 (pay-for) (60-vote affirmative threshold).Not agreed to: 3-95.
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  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.   Negotiations continue on a path forward for the consideration...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative BusinessBy voice vote, passed S.3501, short-term FISA extension. By voice vote, passed S.3503, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.  The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm for the weekly caucus...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, March 16, 2020.Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #440, H.R.6172, USA Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2020.During Thursday’s session, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #587, James P. Danly, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; invoked: 54-40.2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #587, James P. Danly,...
  • 1:46pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #587 James P. Danly, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.Confirmed: 52-40.
  • 11:45am the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #587 James P. Danly, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.Invoked: 54-40.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, March 12, 2020.Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #587, James P. Danly, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At 11:45am, the Senate will vote on the motion...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Passage of H.J.Res.76, Borrower’s Defense CRA; passed: 53-42. Legislative BusinessAdopted S.Res.540: recognizing the contributions of AmeriCorps members and alumni to the lives of the people of the United States. Adopted S.Res.541:...
  • 12:01pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.76, Borrower’s Defense CRA.Passed: 53-42.
  • Roll Call Votes1.      Motion to proceed to S.J.Res.56, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability"; agreed to:...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.J.Res.56, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating...
  • Senator Durbin moved to proceed to Calendar #439, S.J.Res.56, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to “Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability”.  At 5:09pm, the Senate began a...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.2657, the legislative vehicle for the American Energy Innovation Act.The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:10pm to allow for the weekly caucus...
  • Roll Call Votes1.      On the motion to invoke cloture on Murkowski substitute amendment #1407, as modified; not invoked: 47-44.2.      On the motion to invoke cloture on the underlying bill S.2657; not invoked: 15-73. Legislative...