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  • 2:16pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act; Not Invoked: 54-45
  • The Senate is now considering the motion to proceed to S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act. At 2:15pm, there will be a cloture vote on the motion to proceed. The Senate is scheduled to recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm.
  • 11:03am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #139, Ann Donnelly, of New York, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. Confirmed: 95-2.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider the nomination of Ann Donnelly to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, with the time until 11:00am equally divided followed...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.289, National Chemistry Week. Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2165 - LWCF permanent extension (Cantwell). Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2169 -...
  • The Senate will convene at 4:00pm, Monday, October 19. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #252, S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act. There will be no roll call votes on Monday.
  • The Senate will meet on the following days and times for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted: Friday, October 9 at 10:00am; Tuesday, October 13 at 10:30am; and Friday, October 16 at 10:00am. When the Senate adjourns on Friday, October 16, it will stand adjourned until 4:00pm on...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #96, H.R.2028, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill; not invoked: 49-47. Legislative Business Agreed to S.Con.Res.21 - authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the CVC for a ceremony to commemorate the 150th...
  • Senator McConnell withdrew the motion to proceed to H.R.2028, then moved to proceed to Calendar #252, S.2146, Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act, and filed cloture on the motion. He then asked consent that the cloture vote occur at 2:15pm on Tuesday, October 20. Tuesday, October 20 at...
  • Cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R.2028 by a vote of 49-47. The Senate then confirmed by voice vote the list of Executive nominations included below. Senator Cantwell asked unanimous consent that the Senate take up and pass S.2165, permanent extension of the Land and Water...
  • 12:44pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2028, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill. Not invoked: 49-47
  • Senator Ayotte asked unanimous consent that the Senate take up and pass Calendar #10, S.338, permanent extension of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Senator Lee objected to the request.
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that following the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2028, the Senate will consider the following Executive nominations, en bloc, and vote on confirmation of the nominations; we expect these to be done by voice vote: FEDERAL MARITIME...
  • The Senate has resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2028, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill. The Republicans will control the time until 11:30am and the Democrats will control the time from 11:30am to 12:15pm. The time from 12:15pm to 12:45pm will be equally divided between...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, October 8, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 10:45am, with the time equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. At 10:45am, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to waive the Budget Point Of Order with respect to the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA; waived: 71-26. Adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA; adopted: 70-27. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #232, S.32 - Transnational Drug...
  • By a vote of 70-27, the Senate adopted the conference report to accompany H.R.1735, NDAA. Following the vote, Senator McConnell moved to proceed to Calendar #96 H.R. 2028, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016. As a reminder, yesterday he filed cloture on the...
  • 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...