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  • S.1472, the Human Rights Enforcement Act S.Res.359, Majority Party committee appointment S.Res.360, honoring the Prime Minister of India Confirmed the following Executive Calendar Items: #532, Kenyen Brown, US Atty, Southern District of AL #533, Stephanie Rose, US Atty, Northern District of IA #534,...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3590; An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Result: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3590; An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Result: Agreed to (60-39, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Resume debate on the motion to proceed to HR3509, the legislative vehicle for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009. At 8:00pm, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2590. The 8pm vote will be the only vote of the...
  • Adopted H.Con.Res.214, Adjournment resolution The Senate confirmed the following Executive nominations: Paul K. Martin to be Inspector General, National Aeronautics and Space Administration James LaGarde Hudson to be United States Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Jose...
  • Resume debate on motion to proceed to HR3590, legislative vehicle for Health Care Reform. There will be no roll call votes during Friday's session of the Senate. Debate time will be controlled as follows: 10-11am Majority 11am-12pm Republicans 12-1pm Majority 1-2pm Republicans 2-3pm Majority 3-4pm...
  • Adopted S.Res.355, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran has systematically violated its obligations to uphold human rights provided for under its constitution and international law.
  • On Passage of the Bill: S. 1963; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide assistance to caregivers of veterans, to improve the provision of health care to veterans, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2785: Coburn Amdt. No. 2785; To transfer funding for the United Nations contributions to offset costs of providing assistance to family caregivers of disabled veterans. Result: Rejected (32-66, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit. Result: Confirmed (59-39, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: S. 1963; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide assistance to caregivers of veterans, to improve the provision of health care to veterans, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2785: Coburn Amdt. No. 2785; To transfer funding for the United Nations contributions to offset costs of providing assistance to family caregivers of disabled veterans. Result: Rejected (32-66, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit. Result: Confirmed (59-39, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the final 30 minutes. Following Morning Business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #190, S.1963, the...
  • Adopted S.Res.354, Senator Robert C. Byrd Adopted S.Res.353, American Education Week
  • Following the Leader remarks, Senate Rockefeller will be recognized to speak for as much time as he may consume. Following his remarks, there will be a period of morning business for 2 hours with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The Majority will...
  • On the Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit. Result: Agreed to (70-29, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit. Result: Agreed to (70-29, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 3082 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (100-0, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2774: Motion to Table Inhofe Amdt. No 2774; To prohibit the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act to construct or modify a facility in the United States or its territories to permanently or temporarily hold any individual held at Guantanamo...