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  • There will be no roll call votes on Monday, July 14, 2014.
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #906, Julian, Castro, of Texas, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Confirmed: 71-26 Legislative items S. Res. 497, Honoring the life and career of Charles "Chuck" Noll" S. Res. 417, a resolution designating October 30, 2014, as a...
  • The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.2363, is 10:30am Thursday, July 10 and the deadline for second degree amendments is 11:30am Thursday. If cloture is invoked, amendment must be germane and filed at the desk prior to the deadline to be considered in order.
  • During Wednesday's session of the Senate, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following 2 FERC nominations: Executive Calendar #839 Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the term expiring June 30, 2018 Executive Calendar #842 Cheryl A. LaFleur,...
  • Senator Reid then moved to proceed to S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014.
  • The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.2363 is 1:00pm  Thursday, July 10. If cloture is invoked, all germane amendments must be filed prior to the deadline to be considered in order post-cloture. If your senator has a germane amendment and would like to preserve the ability to offer,...
  • The following amendments are pending to S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act: Reid for Udall (CO) #3469 (public target range) Reid #3490 to #3469 (strikes "the") Motion to commit with instructions that includes Reid #3491 (date change) Reid #3492 to the motion to commit (date change) Reid #3493 to...
  • Following disposition of the Adams nomination, the Senate adopted the motion to proceed to the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act by voice vote. Senator Reid then offered the amendments listed below and filed cloture on the bill. Under Rule 22 (the cloture rule), the cloture vote would occur on Friday. We...
  • The Senate confirmed the following nominations by voice votes: Executive Calendar #797, Darci L. Vetter, of Nebraska, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador Executive Calendar ##904 William D. Adams, of Maine to be...
  • At 12:02pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #906, Julian, Castro, of Texas, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban; Confirmed: 71-26 The next votes are expected to be voice votes: Executive Calendar #797, Darci L. Vetter, of Nebraska, to be Chief...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 12:00 noon, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or...
  • No Roll Call Votes Legislative items Cal. # 440, S.Res.447, a resolution recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in the efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance, with...
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that at 12:00 pm, tomorrow, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and consider Calendar #'s 906 (Castro), 797 (Vetter), 904 (Adams). There be 2 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form on each nomination. Upon the use or...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 8, under the provisions of S.Res. 496, as a further mark of respect for the late Senator Alan Dixon, from the State of Illinois. Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business for 1 hour. The Majority will control...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #738, the nomination of Cheryl Ann Krause, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; Confirmed: 93-0 Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2363, the Sportsmen's Act of 2014; Invoked: 82-12 Legislative...
  • Senator Paul asked unanimous consent the Foreign Relations Committee be discharged from further consideration of S.2265, a bill to prohibit certain assistance to the Palestinian Authority. Senator Corker objected.
  • 6:04pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2363, Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014; Invoked: 82-12 This will be the last vote of the day
  • At 5:31pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Calendar #738, Cheryl Ann Krause, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; Confirmed: 93-0 Next: Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2363, Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014.
  • The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, July 7, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 5:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar...
  • The Senate will convene for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following dates and times: -        Monday, June 30th at noon and -        Thursday, July 3rd at 1:30pm.