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  • 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...
  • 3:30pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Markey amendment #178 (oil spill liability trust fund) Not agreed to: 44-54 Next: Passage of S.1, as amended, a bill to approve the Keystone pipeline
  • 3:10pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Markey amendment #141 (delay effective date); Not Agreed To:36-62 Next: Markey amendment #178 (oil spill liability trust fund) Cantwell amendment #131 (U.S. environmental laws) Boxer amendment #130 (permit savings clause) Passage of S.1, as...
  • The Boxer amendment #130 (permit savings clause) was not agreed to by voice vote.
  • 2:36pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Booker amendment #155 (new circumstances); Not Agreed To: 41-56 The remaining votes in this series will be 10 minute votes. There will be 2 minutes for debate equally divided between each vote. Next: Markey amendment #141 (delay effective...
  • At 4:30pm on Monday, February 2, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #6, H.R.203, Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. The time until 5:30pm will be equally divided in the usual form. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on passage of the bill.
  • The following amendments were withdrawn: Sullivan #67 Murkowski #98 Flake #103 Merkley #174 Tillis #102 Peters #55 2:30pm-up to 6 roll call votes (post-cloture amendments are subject to a majority affirmative vote threshold): Booker amendment #155 (new circumstances) Markey amendment #141 (delay...
  • 12:46pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on cloture on S.1, a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline; Invoked: 62-35.
  • The following amendments are pending to S.1, Keystone XL Pipeline: Markey amendment #178 (tar sands) Cantwell amendment #131 (U.S. environmental laws)
  • 12:24pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Udall amendment #77 (renewable electricity standards); Not Agreed To: 45-53 Next: Barrasso amendment #245 (tribal treaties) Cardin amendment #124 (tribal treaty requirements) Cloture on S.1, Keystone
  • 11:59am, the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Burr amendment #92, as modified (Land and Water Conservation Fund); Not Agreed To: 59-39
  • At 11:29am, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Daines amendment #246 (SoS Land and Water Conservation Fund); Not Agreed To: 47-51 Next: Burr amendment #92, as modified (Land and Water Conservation Fund) Udall #77 (renewable electricity standards) Barrasso amendment #245 (tribal...