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  • There will be no further roll call votes during this week's session of the Senate.
  • The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • 11:32am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015. Cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R.240 by a vote of 52-47. Senator McConnell changed...
  • Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, be agreed to and that it be in order for the Managers, or their designees, to offer amendments in an alternating fashion with the Majority manager, or his designee, being recognized to offer the...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for FY2015, until 11:30am with the time equally...
  • Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for FY2015, upon reconsideration; not invoked: 53-47. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.63, Congratulating the New England Patriots on their victory...
  • The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • By voice votes, the Senate agreed to the motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, and the motion to reconsider to the failed cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.240. 2:47pm The Senate began a 15 minute...
  • The Senate has reconvened and has resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.240, with time until 2:45pm equally divided. At 2:45pm we expect to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, DHS appropriations, upon reconsideration. We expect to voice vote the...
  • During Leader remarks, Senator McConnell moved to proceed to H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for FY2015. The Senate is currently in a period of morning business until 12:30pm, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:30pm with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The Senate will recess from 12:30 until...
  • Prior to adjourning today, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #5, H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015. Unless an agreement is reached, the cloture vote would occur one hour after...
  • Roll Call Votes Passage of H.R.203, Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act; passed: 99-0. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, a bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for FY2015; not invoked: 51-48. Legislative Business Adopted...
  • 2:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.240, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations for FY 2015; Not Invoked: 51-48 Senator McConnell changed his vote to no and entered a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote...
  • Senator Shaheen made 3 parliamentary inquiries regarding H.R.240, the DHS Appropriations bill. Shaheen: CONGRESS NEEDS TO PASS A CLEAN FULL-YEAR FUNDING BILL WITHOUT ANY CONTROVERSIAL IMMIGRATION RIDERS THAT ARE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO GAIN SUPPORT THAT THE PRESIDENT HAS ALREADY SAID HE'S GOING TO...
  • 12:01pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.R.203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act; Passed: 99-0
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with the time equally divided with the Democrats controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following...
  • Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.62, designates the week beginning on February 8, 2015, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week" Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.338, Reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (Burr) Began...
  • The previous order with respect to H.R.203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, has been modified so that the Senate proceed to its consideration of the bill at 11:00am on Tuesday, February 3. At 11:00am tomorrow, there will be 1 hour for debate equally divided prior to a...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, February 2, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each and with the time equally divided and controlled between the two...