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  • 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]
  • On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1908: Motion to Invoke cloture on the Kohl Amdt. No. 1908; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Agreed to (83-11, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • 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]
  • On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1908: Motion to Invoke cloture on the Kohl Amdt. No. 1908; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Agreed to (83-11, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business (around 3:10pm), the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2997, the Agriculture Appropriations bill. 3:30pm filing deadline for all first degree amendments to the Kohl...
  • H.Con.Res.172, Adjournment Resolution Confirmed the following executive calendar items: #265, Capricia Marshall - Chief of Protocol, Department of State #267, Nancy Powell - Director General of Foreign Service, Department of State #319, Earl Irving - Ambassador Swaziland #329, Donald Gips -...
  • Resume consideration of H.R.2997, Agriculture Appropriations. The following amendments are pending to H.R.2997: Kohl-Brownback amendment #1908 (Substitute) Tester amendment #2230 Brownback amendment #2229 Murray amendment #2225 Nelson (FL) amendment #2226 The Senate is in a period of morning...
  • Adopted S.Res.195, 120th anniversary of the Bishop Museum, the Nation's premier showcase for Hawaiian culture and history Star print S.Res.222, a resolution recognizing Space Shuttle mission specialist Commander Chris Cassidy
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 3357; A bill to restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (79-17, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion: Motion to Waive CBA Re: H.R. 3357; A bill to restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (71-26, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2223: Sessions Amdt. No. 2223; To restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund. Result: Rejected (40-57, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 1904: Motion to Waive CBA Bond Amdt. No. 1904; To repeal a certain provision of the SAFETEA-LU. Result: Rejected (34-63, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]