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  • The Senate has reached an agreement to have the following votes on amendments to H.R.2028, Energy and Water Appropriations: 11:45am today - 2 roll call votes Hoeven SA #3811 (Clean Water/WOTUS) Coats SA #3814 (ATVM) - 60 vote threshold 1:45pm today - 1 roll call vote Franken SA #3833 (Indian...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act, with the time until 10:00am equally divided between the two Managers or their designees. At 10:00am, the Senate will...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 11:00am. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2028, Energy and Water Appropriations bill. At 11:45am, the...
  • Roll Call Votes Passage of 2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act, as amended; passed: 85-12. Schatz amendment #3802; agreed to: 70-26. Ernst amendment #3803; not agreed to: 25-71. Legislative Business Passed by voice vote Calendar #393, S.1252 - Global Food Security Act of 2015, with Casey and...
  • The Senate then reached an agreement that at 11:45am tomorrow, Thursday, April 21st, the Senate will vote on Hoeven amendment #3811 (clean water/WOTUS). The amendment is subject to a 60 affirmative vote threshold for adoption. No second degree amendments are in order prior to the vote. The Senate is...
  • 5:26pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote  on Ernst amendment #3803 (regional commissions); Not Agreed To: 25-71
  • 4:54pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Schatz amendment #3802 (DOE); Agreed To: 70-26
  • The Schatz amendment #3802 (DOE funding) and Ernst amendment #3803 (regional commission funding) are now pending. At 4:55pm, the Senate will vote on the amendments in the order listed.
  • Senator Brown asked unanimous consent that the Senate enter Executive Session to consider the following nomination: PN 371, Adam J. Szubin, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes; that the Senate then proceed to vote on confirmation of the nomination. Senator Cotton objected to the...
  • The Senate has begun consideration of H.R.2028, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill. Senator Alexander called up amendment #3801 (substitute) and Alexander amendment #3804 (Nuclear Regulatory Commission). Pending amendments to H.R.2028, Energy/Water Approps: Alexander SA #3801...
  • At 10:01am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act, as amended; Passed: 85-12 Following disposition of the Energy bill, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.2028, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill.
  • Roll Call Votes Passage of H.R.636, FAA, as amended; passed; 95-3. Murkowski/Cantwell, as modified SA #3234 (Resources Title); agreed to: 97-0. Isakson/Bennet SA #3202 (SAVE Act); agreed to: 66-31. Lankford SA #3210 (Maintenance Backlog Limit on LWCF Spending); not agreed to: 34-63. Boozman SA...
  • The motion to waive with respect to the Paul amendment #3787 (Economic Freedom Zones) was not agreed to by a vote of 35-62. The Cassidy-Markey amendment #2953 (Maximize SPR Sale Revenue) was agreed to by voice vote and the Murkowski amendment 2953, as amended (substitute), was agreed to. The cloture...
  • At 6:07pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Paul motion to waive the Cantwell point of order with respect to Paul #3787 (Economic Freedom Zones); Not Waived: 35-62 CANTWELL: MR. PRESIDENT, I RAISE A POINT OF ORDER THAT THE MEASURE VIOLATES SECTION 311-A OF THE BUDGET ACT OF...
  • 5:48pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on #3312 Udall (Clean Energy Victory Bonds); Not Agreed To: 50-47 Next: #3787 Paul (Economic Freedom Zones) #2954 Cassidy-Markey (Maximize SPR Sale Revenue) Cloture on S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Passage of S.2012, Energy Policy...
  • 5:31pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Boozman #3311 (Clean Line Study). Not Agreed To: 42-55. Next: #3312 Udall (Clean Energy Victory Bonds) #3787 Paul (Economic Freedom Zones) #2954 Cassidy-Markey (Maximize SPR Sale Revenue) Cloture on S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Passage of...
  • 5:13pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on #3210 Lankford (Maintenance Backlog Limit on LWCF Spending). Not Agreed To: 34-63.
  • 4:48pm, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Isakson/Bennet #3202 (SAVE Act); Agreed To: 66-31
  • At 4:17pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Murkowski amendment #3234 (Lands package); Agred to: 97-0 Next: #3234 Murkowski/Cantwell, as modified (Resources Title) #3202 Isakson/Bennet (SAVE Act) #3175 Burr (Corolla Wild Horses) #3210 Lankford (Maintenance Backlog Limit on LWCF...
  • The Senate has resumed consideration of S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act, and agreed by voice vote to the following list of amendments, en bloc: #3276 Cantwell (Striking Certain Provisions) #3302 Klobuchar, as modified (Modifying a Provision) #3055 Flake (WAPA Pilot Project) #3050 Flake (DOE...