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  • Senator McConnell asked that the Chair lay before the Senate the House message to accompany S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act, disagreed to the House amendment, agreed to the House request for a conference, and appointed the following conferees: Senator Murkowski Senator Barrasso Senator...
  • Senator Nelson asked unanimous consent that the Senate take up and pass H.R.5243; that all after the enacting clause be stricken; that the substitute amendment, which is the text of the Blunt-Murray amendment ($1.1 billion in Zika funding) be agreed to; that there be 1 hour of debate followed by a...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the Conference Report to accompany S.524, Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Agreed to S.Con.Res.44: recognizing the sunflower as the flower for military caregivers. Adopted S.Res.525: designating August 16, 2016, as "National Airborne Day". Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.1270,...
  • Senator Reid asked unanimous consent that the Senate take up and pass H.R.5243; that all after the enacting clause be stricken; that the substitute amendment, which is the text of the Blunt-Murray amendment ($1.1 billion in Zika funding) be agreed to; that there be 1 hour of debate followed by a...
  • Senator McConnell asked that the Chair lay before the Senate the conference report to accompany S.524, Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, and filed cloture on it. By the rules, that cloture vote is expected one hour after the Senate convenes on Wednesday, July 13. If cloture is invoked, there...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, July 11, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #524, H.R.5293 - DOD Appropriations. There will be no roll call votes during Monday's session. The next roll call vote is...
  • Roll Call Votes Merkley motion to table McConnell amendment #4936; not tabled: 31-62. Motion to concur in the House amendment to S.764, with an amendment (GMOs); agreed to: 63-30. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.5293, DOD Approps; not invoked: 50-44. Legislative...
  • At 10: 45pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.764, with an amendment (GMOs); Not Invoked: 50-44
  • 10:20pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Merkley motion to table McConnell amendment #4936 (date change); Not Tabled: 30-63 Next: Adoption of the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.764, with an amendment (GMOs) Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to...
  • Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that there be 20 minutes of debate, equally divided; that Senator Sanders be allowed to offer amendment #4948 (substitute) to the motion to concur with further amendment; that upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate vote on Sanders amendment with a...
  • Senator Warren asked unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations: Executive Calendar #359 Edward L. Stanton III - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Executive Calendar #362 Julien Xavier Neals - to be...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, July 7, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House message to accompany S.764, legislative vehicle for GMO labeling. All time during morning business, recess, and adjournment will count post-cloture on...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #357, Brian Martinotti, to be US District Judge for the district of New Jersey; confirmed: 92-5. Motion to invoke cloture on motion to proceed to S.3100, Sanctuary Cities; not invoked: 53-44. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to...
  • By a vote of 65-32, cloture was invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.764, with an amendment (GMOs). There will now be up to 30 hours of debate prior to a roll call vote on the motion to concur. Senators will be notified if any other votes are scheduled. As a reminder, upon...
  • At 3:58pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.764, with an amendment (GMOs). Invoked: 65-32.
  • At 3:36pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2193, Kate's Law; Not Invoked: 55-42
  • At 3:17pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3100, Sanctuary Cities Not Invoked: 53-44
  • At 2:48pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Brian R. Martinotti to be a United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey; Confirmed: 92-5 There will be up to 4 additional votes, depending on if cloture is invoked on the motions. Cloture on...
  • The Senate stands adjourned to then convene for a pro forma session only, with no business conducted on the following dates and times: Friday, July 1, at 9:30am; Tuesday, July 5, at 9:00am. When the Senate adjourns on Tuesday, July 5, it will next convene at 10:00am on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. On...