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  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Andre M. Davis, of Maryland, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit Result: Confirmed (72-16, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business until 3:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 3:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3082, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations. Senators are encouraged to come to the floor to offer and debate their amendments...
  • Adopted S. Res.343, a resolution to correct the Majority members seniority on the Rules Committee (S.Res.18, original organizing resolution was incorrect) Adopted S. Res.344, Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the tragic shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, on Noember 5, 2009. Confirmed the...
  • Resume consideration of HR3082, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations. Pending amendments to HR3082: Johnson-Hutchison #2730 (Substitute) Udall (NM) #2737 ($150 million for medical services for homeless veterans) There will be no roll call votes during Friday's session of the...
  • Passed S.806, Federal Executive Board Authorization Act (withdraw committe-reported substitute amendment, agree to Akaka-Voinovich substitute amendment) Passed S.1860, a bill to permit each current member of the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance for 3 terms Adopted S. Res.342, a...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Ignacia S. Moreno, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General. Result: Confirmed (93-0, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2847 As Amended.; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (71-28, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details:...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 2648: Motion to Waive Sec. 302(F) of CBA Ensign Amdt. No. 2648 as modified.; To provide additional funds for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program by reducing corporate welfare programs. Result: Rejected (32-67, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2669: Motion to Table Graham Amdt. No. 2669; To prohibit the use of funds for the prosecution in Article III courts of the United States of individuals involved in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Result: Agreed to (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Ignacia S. Moreno, of New York, to be an Assistant Attorney General. Result: Confirmed (93-0, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 2667: Motion to Waive Section 302(F) of CBA re: Coburn Amdt. No. 2667; To reduce waste and abuse at the Department of Commerce. Result: Rejected (42-57, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2847 As Amended.; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (71-28, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details:...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 2648: Motion to Waive Sec. 302(F) of CBA Ensign Amdt. No. 2648 as modified.; To provide additional funds for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program by reducing corporate welfare programs. Result: Rejected (32-67, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2631: Coburn Amdt. No 2631.; To redirect funding of the National Science Foundation toward practical scientific research Result: Rejected (36-62, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2669: Motion to Table Graham Amdt. No. 2669; To prohibit the use of funds for the prosecution in Article III courts of the United States of individuals involved in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Result: Agreed to (54-45, 1 member not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 2667: Motion to Waive Section 302(F) of CBA re: Coburn Amdt. No. 2667; To reduce waste and abuse at the Department of Commerce. Result: Rejected (42-57, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2631: Coburn Amdt. No 2631.; To redirect funding of the National Science Foundation toward practical scientific research Result: Rejected (36-62, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reported Committee Substitute to H.R. 2847.; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result:...
  • On the Motion: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Reported Committee Substitute to H.R. 2847.; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result:...
  • Morning Business for 2 hours. Following Morning Business, there will be 40 minutes for debate with respect to HR2847, Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations. At approximately 12:25pm, the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote on the committee reported substitute amendment to HR2847.