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  • 2:30pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, National Defense Authorization Act. Adopted: 70-27.
  • 2:03pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the McCain motion to waive the budget act with respect to the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA. Waived: 71-26. Next, if motion is agreed to: Adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, National Defense Authorization...
  • We anticipate Senator Reid will raise a point of order that the NDAA conference report violates section 3101 of S. Con. Res. 11, the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016, and that a Republican senator will make a motion to waive the point of order. As a result, we expect 2 roll...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA; the time until 1:00pm will be equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees; the time from 1:00pm...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA; invoked: 73-26. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #237, H.R.34 - Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act, with Thune amendment. Passed H.R.3116 - Quarterly Financial Report Reauthorization Act,...
  • 1:01pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, National Defense Authorization Act; Invoked: 73-26 There will be up to 30 hours for debate prior to a vote on adoption of the conference report.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA, with the time until 1:00pm equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. At 1:00pm, there will...
  • After the Senate convened today, Senator McConnell moved to proceed to proceed to Calendar #96, H.R.2028, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill, and filed cloture on the motion. Unless an agreement can be reached, the cloture vote on the motion to proceed would occur one hour after the Senate...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #138, Dale Drozd, of California, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of California; confirmed: 69-21. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.277, recognizing the month of October 2015 as "National Principals Month". Began the Rule 14...
  • 5:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Dale Drozd, of California, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of California. Confirmed: 69-21.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, October 5, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Dale Drozd, of California, to be U.S. District Judge...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2029, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016; not invoked: 50-44. Legislative Business Passed H.R.2835, Border Jobs for Vets. Passed H.R.1624, Protecting Affordable Coverage...
  • By voice vote, the Senate passed H.R.1624, Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act.
  • Senator McConnell filed cloture on the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA. The cloture vote is expected to occur on Tuesday. The NDAA conference report is the pending business.
  • 10.01.2015

    No more votes

    By a vote of 50-44, cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R.2029, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016. The motion to proceed remains pending. We expect Senator McConnell will file cloture today on the National Defense...
  • 1:45pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2029, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016; Not Invoked: 50-44
  • Senators Ayotte asked unanimous consent to take up and pass S.2101, a 60-day extension of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Senator Lankford objected
  • Senators Shaheen asked separate unanimous consent to take up and pass S.2101, a 60-day extension of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Senator Lankford objected
  • At 1:45pm today there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2029, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour with the time equally divided, with the Republicans controlling the first half and Democrats controlling the final half. Following morning...