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  • 11:01am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Committee-reported substitute to S.178, a bill to provide justice for victims of human trafficking; Not Invoked: 55-43 Senator McConnell changed his vote to no and entered a motion to reconsider the failed...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.178, with the time until 11:00am equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. The filing deadline for all second-degree amendments to the...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #17 Carlos Monje, of Louisiana, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation; Confirmed: 94-0. Legislative Business Executive Business Confirmed the following nomination by voice vote: Executive Calendar #18, Manson K. Brown, of the District of...
  • The Monje nomination was confirmed 94-0. The Senate then confirmed the Brown nomination by voice vote. The Senate is in a period of morning business with Senator Cotton permitted to speak for up to 45 minutes (Maiden Speech) and for Senator Brown to speak for up to 15 minutes. The cloture vote on...
  • 5:31pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #17 Carlos Monje, of Louisiana, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation; Confirmed: 94-0 Next-voice vote expected: Executive Calendar #18, Manson K. Brown, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant...
  • The Senate is in a period of morning business for one hour. Following morning business (approximately 4:10pm), the Senate will resume consideration of S.178, a bill to provide for the victims of human trafficking. At 5:00pm, the Senate will enter Executive Session. At 5:30pm, there will be a series...
  • Last week, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the committee-reported substitute amendment to S.178 and on the underlying bill. The filing deadline for all first-degree amendments to the substitute and the underlying bill is set for 5:00pm today, Monday, March 16. We expect the cloture vote on the...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, March 16, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.178, a bill to provide justice for victims of human trafficking. At...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, Christopher A. Hart, of Colorado, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term of two years; Confirmed: 97-0. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.85, honoring the life and legacy of Georgia Jones-Ayers. Agreed to...
  • At 5:00pm on Monday, March 16th, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of the following nominations: Executive Calendar #17 Carlos Monje, of Kouisiana, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation, and Executive Calendar #18, Manson K. Brown, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant...
  • The Hart nomination was confirmed by a vote of 97-0. The Senate then confirmed the Dinh-Zarr nomination by voice vote. Senator McConnell filed cloture on the committee-reported substitute amendment to S.178 and on the underlying bill. The filing deadline for all first-degree amendments to the...
  • 2:11pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, Christopher A. Hart, of Colorado, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. Confirmed: 97-0. Next, voice vote expected: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #16, Tho Dinh-Zarr, of Texas, to...
  • Senator McConnell asked the following unanimous consent request with respect to S.178, justice for the victims of trafficking: "I ask unanimous consent that when the Senate resumes consideration of S.178 that it be in order for Senator Leahy, or his designee, to offer an amendment to strike the...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour, with the Republicans controlling the first half and Democrats controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will...
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  • At 1:30pm tomorrow, Thursday, March 12, the Senate will turn to Executive Session to consider the following nominations: Executive Calendar #20, Christopher A. Hart, of Colorado, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (roll call vote). Executive Calendar #16, Tho Dinh-Zarr, of...
  • The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • The Senate will recess from 4-5pm to allow for a Republican conference meeting.
  • Amendments pending to S.178: Portman amendment #270 (identification and assessment of child victims of sex trafficking) Portman amendment #271 (definition of "homeless person") Vitter second degree amendment #284 (citizenship) to Portman #271
  • 03.11.2015

    Senator Vitter proposed (a second degree) amendment #284 (citizenship) to Portman #271. Amendments pending to S.178: Portman amendment #270 (identification and assessment of child victims of sex trafficking) Portman amendment #271 (definition of "homeless person") Vitter second degree amendment...