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  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2514: Motion to Table McCaskill Amdt. No. 2514; To strike the earmarks for the Save America's Treasure program and to provide criteria for the distribution of grants under that program. Result: Agreed to (72-26, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click...
  • On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table Vitter Motion to Recommit H.R. 2996 to the Committee on Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2514: Motion to Table McCaskill Amdt. No. 2514; To strike the earmarks for the Save America's Treasure program and to provide criteria for the distribution of grants under that program. Result: Agreed to (72-26, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click...
  • On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table Vitter Motion to Recommit H.R. 2996 to the Committee on Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to...
  • Period of morning business for 90 minutes with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2996, the Interior Appropriations bill. 1:00pm filing deadline for all first degree...
  • S. Res.279, Minority party appointments Executive Calendar items: #304, Carmen Nazario, Asst Secretary Family Support, HHS #428, David Jacobson, Ambassador to Canada #430, Lee Feinstein, Ambassador to Poland #431, Barry White, Ambassador to Norway #432, Michael Posner, Asst Sec of State for...
  • On the Motion: Motion to Table the DeMint Motion to Recommit to Committee on Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (61-36, 2 members...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2461: McCain Amdt. No. 2461; To prohibit the use of appropriated funds for the Des Moines Art Center in the State of Iowa. Result: Rejected (27-70, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion: Motion to Table the DeMint Motion to Recommit to Committee on Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (61-36, 2 members...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2461: McCain Amdt. No. 2461; To prohibit the use of appropriated funds for the Des Moines Art Center in the State of Iowa. Result: Rejected (27-70, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2460: Feinstein Amdt. No. 2460, as Modified; To support the participation of the Smithsonian Institution in activities under the Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009. Result: Agreed to (95-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2460: Feinstein Amdt. No. 2460, as Modified; To support the participation of the Smithsonian Institution in activities under the Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009. Result: Agreed to (95-0, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business for 1 hour. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the second 30 minutes. 11:45am resume consideration of H.R.2996, Interior Appropriations. Recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for weekly caucus luncheons. 2:15pm Official Photograph of...
  • Adopted S.Res.276, National Falls Prevention Awareness Day Adopted S.res. 277, Naitonal Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Confirmed J. Michael Gilmore to be Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, Department of Defense
  • Morning Business until 3:00pm with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2996, Interior Appropriations. The following amendments are pending to H.R.2996: Feinstein amendment #2460 (Smithsonian Institute) Carper...
  • Adopted S.Res.273, commemorating Dr. Norman Borlaug, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Congressional Gold Medal,Presidential Medal of Freedom, and Founder of the World Food Prize Adopted S.Res.274, supporting the goals and ideals of Peace Day Began the Rule 14 process with respect to S.1687, ACORN
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2394: Johanns Amdt. No. 2394; Prohibiting use of funds to fund the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). Result: Agreed to (85-11, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation of Gerard E. Lynch, of New York, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit Result: Confirmed (94-3, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 3288 as amended; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (73-25, 1 member not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Motion: Kyl Motion to Recommit H.R. 3288 to the Committee on Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Rejected...