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  • 11:02am The Senate began a roll call vote on Tester motion to waive the budget order with respect to Tester #3350 (fire management); Not Waived: 51-44 The point of order was well taken and the emergency designation was removed. Senator Tester then withdrew his amendment.
  • The following amendments were agreed to by voice vote. Cardin #3393 Grassley #3348 Feinstein #3421 as modified Harkin #3426 Landrieu #3415 Leahy #3403 Coburn #3369 Coburn #3370 - Division I Senator McCain will not offer #3384. The Senate is now voting on Bingaman amendment #3344 (Palau).
  • 10:36am The Senate began a roll call call vote on Bingaman amendment #3344 (Palau); Not Agreed To: 52-43
  • 10:06am The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.R.5949, FISA Amendments Act  Reauthorization Act of 2012; Passed: 73-23
  • 9:36am The Senate began a roll call vote on Wyden amendment #3439 (public reporting) to H.R.5949, FISA; Not Agreed To: 43-52
  • The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.5949, FISA reauthorization. There will now be up to 30 minutes for debate prior to a series of votes in relation to the items listed below. Senators should expect the votes to begin as early as 9:35am. - Wyden amendment #3439 (public reporting) (2 minutes...
  • Convenes: 9:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.5949, the FISA Reauthorization Act. At approximately 9:45am, there will be several roll call votes in order to complete action on H.R.5949, the FISA bill and on H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency...
  • ROLL CALL VOTES 1) Adoption of the Leahy amendment #3437 to H.R.5949, the FISA Reauthorization Act; NOT ADOPTED: 38-52 2) Adoption of the Merkley amendment #3534; NOT ADOPTED: 37-54 3) Adoption of the Paul amendment #3436; NOT ADOPTED: 12-79 LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Homeland Security and...
  • On Friday, December 28, when the Senate resumes consideration of H.R.1, the Emergency Supplemental (upon disposition of FISA bill), the Senate will proceed to votes in relation to the amendments to the bill, under the previous order. All remaining time under the previous order with respect to the...
  • The following amendments  have been considered to H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill: Inouye amendment #3338 (substitute) withdrawn Inouye amendment #3339 (perfecting) fell Merkley amendment #3367 (disaster relief for agriculture) fell McCain amendment...
  • The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill. The Cardin amendment #3393 and the Tester amendment #3350 are pending. Senator Mikulski announced her intention to have the following additional amendments made pending this...
  • 6:27pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Paul amendment #3436 (searches-seizures); Not Agreed To: 12-79
  • 6:07pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Merkley amendment #3435 (declassification of FISA reports); Not Agreed To: 37-54
  • 5:34pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Leahy amendment #3427 (substitute); Not Agreed To: 38-52
  • At 5:30pm tonight, the Senate will proceed to a series of up to 3 roll call votes in relation to the following amendments to H.R.5949, FISA: -       Leahy #3437 (substitute); -       Merkley #3534 (declassification of FISA court opinions); and -       Paul #3436 (searches and seizures). There will...
  • Senate-designate Brian Schatz will be sworn in as senator (HI) at 2:30pm today.
  • 12.27.2012

    5:30pm votes

    The Senate has begun consideration of H.R. 5949, FISA Reauthorization. Under the previous order, there will be up to 7 hours for debate on the bill and 30 minutes equally divided on each of the amendments listed below. - Leahy (Judiciary committee reported substitute); - Merkley (declassification of...
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.5949, FISA Reauthorization, at which point Senator Wyden will be recognized. The next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Thursday, December 27th in relation to the FISA bill or the Emergency Supplemental...
  • The Senate will convene at 12:00pm on Monday, December 24, 2012 for a pro forma session only with no business conducted.
  • ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.4310, the National Defense Authorization Act; adopted: 81-14 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on the Reid amendment #3395 (substitute) to H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill;...