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  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 4; A bill to repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (87-12, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 284: Menendez Amdt. No. 284; To protect small businesses from health insurance premium increases or losses of health insurance coverage. Result: Rejected (41-58, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate proceed to a period of morning business until 11:00am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or their designees, with the Republicans controlling the first half...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit Result: Confirmed (86-0, 14 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Jimmie V. Reyna, of Maryland, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit Result: Confirmed (86-0, 14 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar #42, Jimmie V. Reyna, of...
  • Adopted the following resolutions: S.Res.120, 1 year anniversary 4/2/10 fire and explosion - Tesoro refinery in Anacorte, WA; S.Res.121, designating April 2011 as "Financial Literacy Month"; S.Res.122, honoring the life and legacy of Elizabeth Taylor; and S.Res.123, commending ACHIEVA on its 60th...
  • Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the first hour equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first 30 minutes...
  • Adopted S. Res.112, congratulating the Pennsylvania State University IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon ("THON") on its continued success in support of the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Adopted S.Res.118, designating April 2011 as "National 9-1-1 Education Month".
  • Following any leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.493, the Small Business Jobs bill. The following amendments are...
  • Adopted S.Res.114, a resolution honoring Geraldine Ferraro, former United States Representative from New York, and extending the condolences of the Senate on her death. Passed H.R.1079, the Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011 (provides a short term extension through June 1, 2011).
  • Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the time equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first half...
  • The Senate confirmed the following nominations: Coast Guard Cal. 69 Brian M. Salerno, to be Vice Admiral Cal. 70 John P. Currier, to be Vice Admiral Cal.71 Robert C. Parker, to be Vice Admiral Cal. 72 Manson K. Brown, to be Vice Admiral And all nominations placed on the Secretary's Desk in NOAA and...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Mae A. D'Agostino, of New York, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (88-0, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Mae A. D'Agostino, of New York, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (88-0, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 3pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.493, the Small Business Jobs bill. At 4:30pm, the Senate will...
  • Confirmed Executive calendar #48, Michael Vickers, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. Adopted S.Res.51, a resolution recognizing the 190th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating Greek and American democracy. Adopted S.Res.105, a resolution to condemn the December...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Amy Berman Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Joint Resolution: H.J.Res. 48; A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (87-13, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Amy Berman Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]