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  • The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.2810, NDAA. As a reminder, cloture was filed on the substitute and underlying bill. If cloture is invoked, amendments must be germane and timely filed to be considered in order post-cloture. The filing deadline for first degree amendments is 1:00pm today....
  • The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S.Res.254 until 10:00am on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act. As a reminder, during Wednesday's session Senator McConnell filed cloture on...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to table Paul amendment #871 (AUMF); tabled: 61-36. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.252, National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness. Adopted S.Res.253, National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week. Adopted S.Res.254, relative to the death of Pietro "Pete" Vichi Domenici, former...
  • This evening Senator McConnell filed cloture on McCain substitute amendment #1003, as modified, and on the underlying bill, H.R.2810, NDAA. Unless an agreement is reached, the cloture vote on the McCain substitute amendment #1003 would ripen one hour after convening on Friday, September 15th. There...
  • McCain amendment #1003, as modified (substitute) McCain amendment #545 (strike section 2814, storm water systems)
  • Senator Corker made a motion to table the Paul amendment #871 (AUMF). At 12:17pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to table the Paul amendment #871 to H.R.2810, NDAA. Tabled: 61-36.
  • The motion to proceed to H.R.2810, NDAA, was agreed to by voice vote. Senator McCain then offered amendment #1003 (substitute) and Senator McConnell offered Paul amendment #871 (AUMF). There will be some debate (Moran for 7 minutes, Paul for 15 minutes, and then Corker approximately 5 minutes) prior...
  • Following leader remarks, there will be an hour of debate equally divided on the motion to proceed to H.R.2810, NDAA. Upon the use or yielding back there will be a vote (voice vote expected) on adoption of the motion to proceed. Then we expect Senator McCain to offer the substitute amendment and...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act, with no post-cloture time remaining. Once the bill is pending, we expect Senator McCain...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #110, Kevin Hassett, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; confirmed: 81-16. No Legislative Business No Executive Business
  • 2:35pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #110, the nomination of Kevin Hassett to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Confirmed: 81-16.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act, post-cloture. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2810, NDAA; invoked: 89-3. Legislative Business Passed H.R.3732, to amend section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide authority for increased fiscal year 2017 and 2018 payments for temporary assistance to United States...
  • 5:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #175, H.R.2810, National Defense Authorization Act.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, September 11, 2017. Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will observe a moment of silence in remembrance of the lives lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001. Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to table Paul motion to refer H.R.601; tabled: 87-10. Motion to table Sasse motion to refer H.R.601; tabled: 72-25 Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.601 with further amendment (disaster relief, debt limit extension,...
  • At 2:23pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.601 with further amendment (disaster relief/debt limit extension/continuing resolution to December 8, 2017).
  • 1:51pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the House message to accompany H.R.601 with further amendment (disaster relief/debt limit/CR) invoked: 79-18. Next: Motion to concur in the House amendment to H.R.601 with further amendment
  • Senator McConnell, on behalf of Senator Sasse, moved to refer the House message to H.R.601 to the Committee on Appropriations with instructions to report back to strike the debt limit extension and continuing resolution. He then made a motion to table the Sasse motion to refer. At 1:10pm, the Senate...
  • 12:40pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the McConnell motion to table the motion to refer the House message on HR 601 with instructions to report back forthwith Paul amendment #816 (pay-for). Tabled: 87-10 Next, expected immediately: McConnell will, on behalf of Senator Sasse, move to...