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  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 216: Casey Amdt. No. 216; To require contractors to notify small business concerns that have been included in offers relating to contracts let by Federal agencies. Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 193: Snowe Amdt. No. 193; To strike the Federal authorization of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation. Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 182: Nelson (NE) Amdt. No. 182; Of a perfecting nature. Result: Agreed to (98-1, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 193: Snowe Amdt. No. 193; To strike the Federal authorization of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation. Result: Agreed to (99-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 182: Nelson (NE) Amdt. No. 182; Of a perfecting nature. Result: Agreed to (98-1, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 10:30am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate...
  • Adopted S.Res.96, congratulating the Army Dental Corps on its 100th Anniversary. Passed S.J.Res.7, reappointment of Shirley Ann Jackson as a citizen regent of the Smithsonian Board of Regents. Passed S.J.Res.8, appointment of Stephen M. Chase as a citizen regent of the Smithsonian Board of...
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 11:00am, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate...
  • Adopted S.Res.100, Designating March 11, 2011, as "World Plumbing Day". Adopted S.Res.101, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate relating to the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
  • On the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 493; A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (84-12, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation James Emanuel Boasberg, of the District of Columbia, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 493; A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (84-12, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation James Emanuel Boasberg, of the District of Columbia, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 4:30pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive session to consider the nomination of calendar #10, the nomination of James Boasberg, of the...
  • Confirmed Timothy J. Feighery, of New York, to be Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the US.
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Max Oliver Cogburn, Jr., of North Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Max Oliver Cogburn, Jr., of North Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge Result: Confirmed (96-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 2:15pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 10:30am, Senator Moran will deliver his maiden speech to the Senate. At 2:15pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive session to consider the...
  • Adopted S.Res.63 is a resolution designating the first week of April 2011 as "National Asbestos Awareness Week". Adopted S.Res.97, a resolution affirming the importance of exercise and physical activity as key components of a healthy lifestyle, including in combating obesity, reducing chronic...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 149: Inouye Amdt. No. 149; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Rejected (42-58, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]