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  • The Senate passed the continuing resolution through December 11, 2015 and the TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act by a vote of 78-20. The bill will now be sent to the House of Representatives for consideration. Senator McConnell then moved to proceed to Calendar #98, H.R.2029, Military...
  • 10:00am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on adoption of the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.719, TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2015, with further amendment #2689 (continuing resolution through Dec. 11, 2015); Agreed To: 78-20
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.719, with further amendment (SA #2689 - Dec. 11th CR), post-cloture. All...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Passed H.R.3614, Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2015. Adopted S.Res.217, designating October 8 as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day. Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.2089, American Energy Innovation. No...
  • By unanimous consent, the Senate passed H.R.3614, Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2015. The Senate continues to consider the motion to concur with respect to H.R.719 (TSA and CR through Dec. 11, 2015), post-cloture. If all time is used and no agreement can be reached to vote earlier, the vote on...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.719, with further amendment (SA #2689 - Dec. 11th CR), post-cloture. Senators will be...
  • Roll Call Votes 1.      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.719, with further amendment (SA #2689 - clean CR through Dec. 11, 2015); not invoked: 77-19. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #180, S.599, to extend and expand the...
  • By a vote of 77-19, cloture was invoked on the motion to concur with amendment (Dec. 11 CR). There will now be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on the motion to concur with amendment. Senator Cruz moved to table amendment #2690 (date change), for the purpose of offering...
  • 5:41pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.719, with further amendment (SA #2689 - clean CR through Dec. 11, 2015); Invoked: 77-19 Additional procedural votes, either by voice or roll...
  • Senator Portman asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending amendment in order to call up amendment #2702 (automatic 1% cut). Senator Cochran objected.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:30pm on Monday, September 28, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R.719 with the time until 5:30pm equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. As a reminder, during Thursday's...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Passed S.2082, Vets Extenders, with Lee amendment. Adopted S.Res.213, designating October 30, 2015, as a national day of remembrance for nuclear weapons program workers. No Executive Business
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Friday, September 25, 2015. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Friday's session. As a reminder, during...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on McConnell substitute amendment #2669 (defund Planned Parenthood/CR through Dec. 11, 2015); not invoked: 47-52. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #195, H.R.1020 - STEM Education Act of 2015, with Thune amendment. Adopted S.Res.258, designating the week...
  • Senator McConnell moved to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.719, with further amendment (SA #2689), and filled the amendment tree with date change amendments. The underlying bill is the TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2015. McConnell amendment #2689 is a...
  • Cloture on McConnell amendment #2669 (Dec 11 CR/Defund Planned Parenthood) to H.J.Res.61 was not invoked by a vote of 47-52. The pending amendments were tabled and Senator McConnell offered a CR through December 11, 2015 (amendment #2680) and re-filled the amendment tree with date change...
  • At 1:55pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on McConnell amendment #2669 (Dec. 11 CR/Defund Planned Parenthood) to H.J.Res.61; Not Invoked: 47-52 Following the failed cloture vote, we expect Senator McConnell to table the pending amendments with voice...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 1:00pm on Thursday, September 24, 2015. The Senate will not be in session tomorrow, Wednesday, September 23. On Thursday, September 24, at 10:00am, Pope Francis will deliver an address to a Joint Meting of Congress. The Senate will not convene prior to the joint...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.36, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act; not invoked: 54-42. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2685, Defense Appropriations, upon reconsideration; not invoked: 54-42. Legislative Business Passed...
  • Cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2685, Defense Appropriations, was not invoked by a vote of 54-42. Senator McConnell withdrew the motion to proceed to H.R.36, Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The Senate then resumed consideration of H.J.Res.61. By voice votes, the pending Iran...