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  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2300: Motion to Table Harkin Amdt. No. 2300; To limit the provision of vouchers to individuals with adjusted gross incomes of less than $50,000 or joint filers with adjusted gross incomes of less than $75,000. Result: Agreed to (65-32, 3 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Sonia Sotomayor, of New York, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Result: Confirmed (68-31, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation Sonia Sotomayor, of New York, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Result: Confirmed (68-31, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business until 10:00am, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and will resume consideration of the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the...
  • Passed S.713, FEMA Accountability Act of 2009 Passed HR1275, Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2009 Passed HR2938, to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project Adopted H.Con.Res.171, use of Capitol grounds Adopted S.Res.226, Gospel Music Heritage...
  • Morning Business until 10:00am with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. The debate time for the...
  • Passed the following Post Office Naming Bills, en bloc: S.748 S.1211 S.1314 H.R.774 H.R.987 H.R.1271 H.R.1397 H.R.2090 H.R.2162 H.R.2325 H.R.2422 H.R.2470 The Senate confirmed the following nominations: Patricia Butenis-Amb. Sri Lanka Charles Ray-Amb. Zimbabwe Gayleatha Brown-Amb. Burkina...
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2997 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (80-17, 3 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 2276: Motion to Waive the CBA Sanders Amdt. No. 2276; To modify the amount made available for the Farm Service Agency. Result: Agreed to (60-37, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion: Coburn Motion To Commit To The Committee on Appropriations ; A bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Rejected (32-65, 3...
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2997 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (80-17, 3 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2244: Coburn Amdt. No. 2244; To support the proposal of the President to eliminate funding in the bill for digital conversion efforts of the Department of Agriculture that are duplicative of existing Federal efforts. Result: Rejected (37-60, 3 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 2276: Motion to Waive the CBA Sanders Amdt. No. 2276; To modify the amount made available for the Farm Service Agency. Result: Agreed to (60-37, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion: Coburn Motion To Commit To The Committee on Appropriations ; A bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Rejected (32-65, 3...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2244: Coburn Amdt. No. 2244; To support the proposal of the President to eliminate funding in the bill for digital conversion efforts of the Department of Agriculture that are duplicative of existing Federal efforts. Result: Rejected (37-60, 3 members not voting, 1/2...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1912: McCain Amdt. No. 1912; To strike a provision relating to certain watershed and flood prevention operations. Result: Rejected (27-70, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1912: McCain Amdt. No. 1912; To strike a provision relating to certain watershed and flood prevention operations. Result: Rejected (27-70, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Resume consideration of H.R.2997, Agriculture Appropriations, with the time until 10:30am equally divided between the Managers and Senator McCain, or their designees. The filing deadline for second degree amendments is 10:15am. The following amendments fell on a point of order that the amendments...
  • Adopted S.Res.200, National Childhood Cancer Awareness Week Adopted S.Res.234, National Airborne Day Adopted S.Res.236, commemorating the 175th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire on August 1, 1834
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1910: McCain Amdt. No. 1910; To strike a setaside for certain grants authorized under the Rural Electrification Act. Result: Rejected (41-55, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]