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  • The Senate has reached an agreement that moves the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.5325, the legislative vehicle for the short-term CR, to tomorrow, Tuesday, at 2:15pm. Tonight, at 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R.5985, with 30 minutes of debate equally...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, September 19, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.5325, the legislative vehicle for the short-term CR. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the...
  • Roll Call Votes Passage of S.2848, Water Resources Development Act, as amended; passed 95-3. On confirmation of Executive Calendar #698, Susan S. Gibson, of Virginia, to be Inspector General of the National Reconnaissance Office; confirmed 93-0. Legislative Business By voice vote, passed H.R....
  • At 1:48pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #698, Susan S. Gibson, of Virginia, to be Inspector General of the National Reconnaissance Office.
  • 11:42am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of S.2848, Water Resources Development Act, as amended; Passed: 95-3
  • By voice vote, the Senate agreed to the following amendments to S.2848, WRDA: Isakson SA#5075 Sanders SA#5063, modification to instruction line Cochran SA#5076 Paul SA#5068 Cardin SA#5069 Hoeven SA#5074 Tester SA#5077 Sasse SA#5066, as modification to instruction line
  • By consent, the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to Calendar #516, H.R.5325, the legislative vehicle for the short-term CR, will ripen at 5:30pm on Monday, September 19. Therefore, there will be only 1 roll call vote at approximately 11:30am today (passage of WRDA). Also by consent, at 1:30pm...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.2848, Water Resources Development Act, as amended, post-cloture. The time until 11:30am will be equally divided between the two Leaders or their...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to waive the Lee budget point of order with respect to Inhofe-Boxer substitute amendment #4979, as amended; waived 85-12. Motion to invoke cloture on S.2848, WRDA, as amended; invoked 94-3. Legislative Business By voice vote, adopted Inhofe-Boxer substitute amendment #4979,...
  • By a vote of 94-3, the Senate invoked cloture on S.2848, WRDA, as amended. There will now be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate. By consent, the post-cloture debate time will count as if cloture was invoked at 1:00am, Wednesday, September 14th. Senators will be notified when the next vote is...
  • By a vote of 85-12, the Senate waived the Enzi budget point of order with respect to Inhofe-Boxer substitute amendment #4979, as amended. Then, by voice vote, the Senate adopted of Inhofe-Boxer substitute amendment #4979, as amended. At 3:11pm, the Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to...
  • 2:40pm, the Senate began at 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to waive the Enzi budget point of order with respect to Inhofe-Boxer substitute amendment #4979, as amended. Next votes: Adoption of Inhofe-Boxer substitute amendment #4979, as amended (voice vote expected). Motion to invoke...
  • The Senate has resumed consideration of S.2848, Water Resources Development Act. By consent, the time from 2:00pm to 2:25pm will be controlled by Senator Manchin. The time from 2:25pm until 2:45pm will be reserved as follows: -10 minutes for Senator Enzi -5 minutes each for Senators Inhofe and...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 11:00am, with the Democrats controlling the time from 10:00am to 10:30am, and the Republicans controlling the time from 10:30am to...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Agreed to H.Con.Res. 131, Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the District of Columbia Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run. Adopted S.Res. 485, resolution to encourage the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to abide by...
  • This evening, the Senate agreed to the Inhofe-Boxer amendment #5042, as modified, to Inhofe-Boxer amendment #4979 (substitute) to S.2848, the Water Resources Development Act. The Senate is now in a period of morning business. We expect the Republicans to raise a budget point of order against the...
  • Senator Coons asked unanimous consent that the Senate take up and confirm the following nominations: Executive Calendar #27 Nancy B. Firestone - to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years Executive Calendar #28 Thomas L. Halkowski - to be a Judge of the...
  • Senator Gardner asked unanimous consent that following the disposition of H.R.5325, the vehicle for the short-term CR, the Senate proceed to H.R.5293, the Department of Defense Appropriations bill. Senator Durbin objected. Unofficial transcript of the exchange below: { NOT AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT OF...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.2848, WRDA. As a reminder, during today's session, cloture was invoked on Inhofe-Boxer substitute amendment #4979. All time during adjournment, recess,...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Inhofe-Boxer substitute amendment #4979; invoked 90-1. No Legislative Business No Executive Business