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  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour with the time equally divided, with the Democrats controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following...
  • Roll Call Votes Reed amendment #1521 (OCO funding levels); not agreed to: 46-51. Legislative Business Agreed to the following amendments by unanimous consent: Hoeven SA #1485 (nuclear force improvement) Heller SA #1510 (electronic health records) Rounds SA #1520 (cyber attacks) Wicker SA #1538 (US...
  • Senator Burr called up amendment #1921 (cybersecurity) to McCain for Burr amendment #1569 (childcare background checks). Prior to that, the Senate agreed to the following amendments by unanimous consent: Hoeven SA #1485 (nuclear force improvement) Heller SA #1510 (electronic health records) Rounds...
  • 3:08pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Reed amendment #1521 (OCO levels)
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour, equally divided with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Democrats controlling the final half. Following morning business,...
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  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, June 8, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of...
  • Roll Call Votes Portman SA #1522 (Stryker Lethality Upgrades); agreed to: 61-34. Shaheen SA #1494 (spousal definition for VA benefits); not agreed to: 53-42. Tillis SA #1506 (C-130 H aircraft); agreed to: 48-44. Legislative Business Agreed to the following amendments by voice vote: Bennet SA...
  • The Senate is in morning business for the remainder of the day. We expect to resume consideration of the NDAA bill around 4:00pm on Monday, June 8. There will be no roll call votes for the remainder of the week or on Monday. The next vote is expected to occur Tuesday morning.
  • 2:19pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Tillis amendment #1506 (C-130 H aircraft) Agreed To: 48-44
  • 1:48pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Shaheen amendment #1494 (spousal definition for VA benefits). Not Agreed To: 53-42 Next: Tillis SA #1506 C-130 H aircraft
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that results in 2 votes at 1:45pm today in relation to Shaheen SA #1494 and Tillis SA #1506. The Shaheen amendment is subject to a 60 vote threshold. No second degree amendments are in order prior to the votes. 1:45pm-Up to 2 roll call votes Shaheen SA #1494...
  • Senator Markey also called up Markey amendment #1645 (SoS re: crude oil exports)
  • The Portman amendment #1522 was agreed to by a vote of 61-34. The Bennet amendment #1540 was agreed to by voice vote. Senator Vitter called up amendment #1473 (retirement of Army combat units). Senator McCain spoke about what senators should expect for this afternoon's schedule. McCAIN: MADAM...
  • 10:32am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Portman amendment #1522 (Stryker Lethality Upgrades). Agreed to: 61-34 Next: Bennet SA #1540 (major medical facility projects) [possible voice vote]
  • The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.1735, NDAA. There will now be up to 30 minutes for debate prior to votes in relation to the Portman and Bennet amendments. We expect a roll call vote on the Portman amendment and a voice vote on the Bennet amendment. If all time is used, the votes would...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1735, NDAA, with 30 minutes of debate equally divided on Portman amendment #1522 and Bennet amendment #1540. Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate...
  • Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Agreed to H.Con.Res.48, authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Adopted S.Res.87, a resolution to express the sense of the Senate regarding the rise of...
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that results in up to 2 votes tomorrow morning at 10:15am. Under the order, following Leader remarks tomorrow, Thursday, June 4, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1735, NDAA, there be 30 minutes equally divided in the usual form on the following...
  • Senator McCain offered amendment #1456 (naval vessels) to McCain amendment #1463 (substitute) to H.R.1735, National Defense Authorization Act. The Senate then reached an agreement for the first set of amendments to be offered. Under the order, the following are the next amendments in order to the...