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  • Following the prayer and pledge, Senator Isakson will deliver Washington's Farewell Address. Following the address, there will be a period of morning business until 3:30pm, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 3:30pm, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of...
  • On Passage of the Bill: S. 223 As Amended; A bill to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration,...
  • Adopted S.Res.60, a resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the date of enactment of the law that created real estate investment trusts (REITS). Passed S.365, a bill to make a technical amendment to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002. Passed S.307, a bill to designate the Federal...
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 91: Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 91; To decrease the Federal share of project costs under the airport improvement program for non-primary airports. Result: Agreed to (59-40, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: S. 223 As Amended; A bill to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration,...
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 80: Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 80 As Modified; To limit essential air service to locations that are 100 or more miles away from the nearest medium or large hub airport. Result: Rejected (34-65, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 91: Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 91; To decrease the Federal share of project costs under the airport improvement program for non-primary airports. Result: Agreed to (59-40, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 80: Motion to Table Coburn Amdt. No. 80 As Modified; To limit essential air service to locations that are 100 or more miles away from the nearest medium or large hub airport. Result: Rejected (34-65, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 18: Motion to Table Paul Amdt. No. 18; To strike the provisions relating to clarifying a memorandum of understanding between the Federal Aviation Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Result: Agreed to (52-47, 1 member not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4: Motion to Table McCain Amdt. No. 4; To repeal the essential air service program. Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 18: Motion to Table Paul Amdt. No. 18; To strike the provisions relating to clarifying a memorandum of understanding between the Federal Aviation Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Result: Agreed to (52-47, 1 member not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4: Motion to Table McCain Amdt. No. 4; To repeal the essential air service program. Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S. 223; A bill to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S. 223; A bill to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation...
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, FAA Authorization. There will be 2 hours for debate equally divided and controlled between the proponents and opponents prior to a cloture vote on the Inhofe amendment #7, as modified. Senators should expect the cloture...
  • Baucus amendment #75, as further modified (Finance title) Adopted S.Con.Res.6, a concurrent resolution commending the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on the occasion of its 102nd anniversary.
  • Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 11:00am with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each and the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 11:00am, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223,...
  • Agreed to Blunt amendment #5, as modified (private screening company) Agreed to Reid #55 (Convey federal land to Mesquite, NV)
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 514 As Amended; A bill to extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 relating to access to business records, individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers, and...
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 21: Motion to Table Paul Amdt. No. 21; To reduce the total amount authorized to be appropriated for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal year 2011 to the total amount authorized to be appropriated for the Administration for fiscal year 2008. Result: Agreed...