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  • 5:31pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832, GSP and the vehicle for TAA; Invoked: 84-8
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 2832; A bill to extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (84-8, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • At approximately 5:30pm today, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832, the General System of Preferences Act and the vehicle for Trade Adjustment Assistance.
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.R. 2832; A bill to extend the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (84-8, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 4:45pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2832, the Generalized System of...
  • During Friday's session of the Senate, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #166, H.R.2832, the Generalized System of Preferences Act, which will be the vehicle for Trade Adjustment Assistance. By unanimous consent, the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.2832...
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes on Friday.  The next roll call vote will be on Monday, September 19th at 5:30pm.
  • Confirmed Executive Calendar #358 Wendy Ruth Sherman - to be an Under Secretary of State (Political Affairs). Adopted S.Res.268, relative to the death of Senator Malcolm Wallop Adopted S.Res.269, designating the week beginning September 19, 2011, as "National Historically Black Colleges and...
  • 6:08pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.R.2887, the Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011; Passed 92-6.
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2887; A bill to provide an extension of surface and air transportation programs, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (92-6, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 5:51pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Paul amendment to H.R.2887 (regarding FAA funding levels) (60 vote threshold); Not agreed to: 36-61.
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 622: Paul Amdt. No. 622; To decrease the authorizations of appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration to fiscal year 2008 levels. Result: Rejected (36-61, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 5:31pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Paul Amendment to H.R.2887 (regarding limitation on highway trust funds) (60-vote threshold); Not agreed to: 14-84.
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 621: Paul Amdt. No. 621; To limit the amount authorized to be expended from the Highway Trust Fund in any fiscal year to the amount anticipated to be deposited into the Highway Trust Fund in that fiscal year. Result: Rejected (14-84, 2 members not voting, 3/5...
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2887; A bill to provide an extension of surface and air transportation programs, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (92-6, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 5:00pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Reid amendment #602 (Burma Sanctions and FEMA) to H.J.Res.66; Agreed to: 62-37.
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 602: Reid Amdt. No. 602; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Agreed to (62-37, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • The Senate has entered into a consent agreement to complete action on H.R.2887, FAA and Highway extensions.  Following the roll call vote on the Reid substitute amendment #602 to H.J.Res.66 (which will occur imminently), there will be 10 minutes of debate and 3 roll call votes in relation to the...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 622: Paul Amdt. No. 622; To decrease the authorizations of appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration to fiscal year 2008 levels. Result: Rejected (36-61, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 4:34pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Paul amendment #613 (offset with Foreign Aid funds) to the Reid amendment #602 (Burma Sanctions and FEMA) to H.J.Res.66; Not Agreed to: 20-78 (60-vote threshold)