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  • 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...
  • Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.35, 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland Adopted S.Res.59, National Stalking Awareness Month Adopted S.Res.60, National Slavery and Trafficking Prevention Month Executive Business
  • This morning Senator McConnell moved 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, and filed cloture on the motion. By consent, the cloture vote will occur at 2:30pm on Tuesday, February 3. If...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Friday, January 30, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. During Thursday's session, an agreement was reached that at 4:30pm...
  • Roll Call Votes Barrasso amendment #245 (tribal treaties); agreed to by voice vote. Daines amendment #246 (SoS Land and Water Conservation Fund); not agreed to: 47-51. Burr amendment #92, as modified (Land and Water Conservation Fund); not agreed to: 59-39. Udall amendment #77 (renewable...
  • Passage of S.1 will be the last vote of the week. the next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Monday, February 2, on Calendar #6, H.R.203, Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act.
  • 3:47pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on passage of S.1, as amended, to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. This will be the last vote of the week. the next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Monday, February 2, on Calendar #6, H.R.203, Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans...