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  • On the Motion: DeMint Motion to Suspend Rule XXII Regarding Motion to Refer the House Message on H.R. 1586 to Committee on Finance (Individual Income Tax Rates); An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the...
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 11:00am with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 11:00am, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message on HR1586. There will be 20 minutes of...
  • Passed H.R.5283, the Help Haitian Adoptees Immediately to Integrate Act (with Gillibrand substitute amendment). Passed H.R.5872, the General and Special Insurance Funds Availability Act. Passed H.R.5981, a bill to increase the flexibility of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development with...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4575: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline RE: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586 with Amendment No. 4575.; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586 with Amendment No. 4575.; An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4575: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline RE: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586 with Amendment No. 4575.; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586 with Amendment No. 4575.; An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United...
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message on H.R.1586. There will be 1 hour for debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, with Senator Murray controlling the Majority time. Upon the use or yielding back of time...
  • The Senate will convene at 9:30am and immediately proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Elena Kagan to by Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. Debate time on the Kagan nomination will be...
  • Passed S.3397, the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act. Adopted S.Res.555, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of "National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month". Adopted S.Res.596, a resolution to designate September 25, 2010, as "National Estuaries Day:. Adopted S.Res.605, a resolution...
  • Passed S.1055, a bill to grant the Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the 100th Infantry Batttalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, United States Army, in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II. Passed H.R.2097, the Star-Spangled Banner Bicentenial Commemorative...
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4567: Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586, with Amendment 4567; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Agreed to (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4567: Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586, with Amendment 4567; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Agreed to (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 3:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message on H.R.1586. At 5:45pm, the Senate will proceed to...
  • Passed HR5900, Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010 (60-day extension) Passed S.3567, H.R.5278, H.R.5395 (Post Office Naming bills) Adopted S.Res.602, a resolution expressing support for the goals and ideals of National Infant Mortality Awareness Month 2010.
  • Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Friday's session of the Senate. The next vote will occur around 5:30 and 5:45pm on Monday, August 2. That vote...
  • S.258, the Saving Kids from Dangerous Drugs Act H.R.1454, the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act H.R.5874, the US Patent and Trademark Office Supplemental Appropriations Act S.Res.592, a resolution designating the week of September 13-19, 2010, as "Polycystic Kidney...
  • On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. At Arms; An act to create the Small Business Lending Fund Program to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make capital investments in eligible institutions in order to increase the availability of credit for small businesses, to amend the Internal...
  • On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sgt. At Arms; An act to create the Small Business Lending Fund Program to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make capital investments in eligible institutions in order to increase the availability of credit for small businesses, to amend the Internal...
  • On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4519: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reid-Baucus-Landrieu Amdt. No. 4519; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Rejected (58-42, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]