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  • On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of David J. Hayes, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior Result: Rejected (57-39, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Executive Session to consider the nomination of David Hayes to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior. There will be up to 1 hour for debate equally divided between the two leaders or their designees. Upon the use or yielding back of time the Senate will proceed to vote on cloture on the...
  • H.Con.Res.38, use of Capitol grounds for the national Peace Officers Memorial Service; S.Res.121, Endangered Species Day; S.Res.143, National MPS Awareness Day; S.Res.144, National Women's Health Week; S.Res.145, National Public Works Week. Confirmed the following nominations by unanimous...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1067: Coburn Amdt. No. 1067; To protect innocent Americans from violent crime in national parks and refuges. Result: Agreed to (67-29, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1067: Coburn Amdt. No. 1067; To protect innocent Americans from violent crime in national parks and refuges. Result: Agreed to (67-29, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business for up to 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the second 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.627, Credit Cardholders Bill of...
  • S.Res.140, Law Enforcement Officers
  • Morning Business until 3:30 pm with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. 3:30pm Proceed to consideration of H.R.627, the Credit Card Holder's Bill of Rights. The following amendments are pending to H.R.727: #1058 Dodd-Shelby Substitute amendment Senator Reid filed cloture on the...
  • The Senate passed the following amendments to S.454 by voice vote Murray amendment #1052, as modified Coburn amendment #1057 The Senate adopted the following resolutions: S.Res.84, urging the Government of Canada to end the commercial seal hunt S.Res.125, supporting the goals and ideals of National...
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation R. Gil Kerlikowske, of Washington to be Director of National Drug Control Policy Result: Confirmed (91-1, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Nomination: Confirmation R. Gil Kerlikowske, of Washington to be Director of National Drug Control Policy Result: Confirmed (91-1, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: S. 454 As Amended; A bill to improve the organization and procedures of the Department of Defense for the acquisition of major weapon systems, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (93-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: S. 454 As Amended; A bill to improve the organization and procedures of the Department of Defense for the acquisition of major weapon systems, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (93-0, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business for up to 1 hour. S.454, Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act. The Senate stands in recess until 1:45pm. When the Senate reconvenes the Senate will proceed to executive session to consider the nomination of R. Gil Kerlikowski, of Washington, to be Director of National Drug Control...
  • The following amendments to S.896 were agreed to by unanimous consent: Reed #1039, as modified (warrants) Boxer #1035 (mortgage notification) Casey #1033 (Foreclosure Mitigation/Prevention) Grassley #1020, as modified (Oversight Authority) The following amendments to S.454 were agreed to by...
  • On Passage of the Bill: S. 896 As Amended; A bill to prevent mortgage foreclosures and enhance mortgage credit availability. Result: Passed (91-5, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1021: Grassley Amdt. No. 1021 As Modified ; To amend chapter 7 of title 31, United States Code, to provide the Comptroller General additional audit authorities relating to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (95-1,...
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 1042: Motion to Waive Sect. 202, S. Con. Res. 21, 110th Congress, Coburn Amdt. No. 1042; To establish a pilot program for the expedited disposal of Federal real property. Result: Rejected (50-46, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: S. 896 As Amended; A bill to prevent mortgage foreclosures and enhance mortgage credit availability. Result: Passed (91-5, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1021: Grassley Amdt. No. 1021 As Modified ; To amend chapter 7 of title 31, United States Code, to provide the Comptroller General additional audit authorities relating to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (95-1,...