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  • Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Friday's session of the Senate. Reid filed cloture on the nomination of Robert M. Groves to be Director of the Census.
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2892 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (84-6, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1430: Sanders Amdt. No. 1430; To increase funding for firefighter assistance grants and recruitment and retention grants. Result: Rejected (32-58, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1434: Coburn Amdt. No. 1434; To prohibit no bid contracts by requiring the use of competitive procedures to award contracts and grants funded under this Act. Result: Rejected (31-60, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1468: Murray Amdt. No. 1468; To prohibit certain funds from being used for certain efforts. Result: Agreed to (67-24, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2892 As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (84-6, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1430: Sanders Amdt. No. 1430; To increase funding for firefighter assistance grants and recruitment and retention grants. Result: Rejected (32-58, 10 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1467: Vitter Amdt. No. 1467; To prevent funds from being used to prevent individuals from importing prescription drugs under certain circumstances. Result: Agreed to (55-36, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1434: Coburn Amdt. No. 1434; To prohibit no bid contracts by requiring the use of competitive procedures to award contracts and grants funded under this Act. Result: Rejected (31-60, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1468: Murray Amdt. No. 1468; To prohibit certain funds from being used for certain efforts. Result: Agreed to (67-24, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • The following amendments were agreed to by unanimous consent: HATCH #1428, as amended, (widows and orphans) ROCKEFELLER #1401--SSI CORNYN-PRYOR #1447--SWITCHBLADES BENNET (CO)-1457--CFO LINCOLN #1463, AS MODIFIED--TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS LIEBERMAN-GRAHAM #1456-DETAINEE PHOTOS SANDERS #1454, AS...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1467: Vitter Amdt. No. 1467; To prevent funds from being used to prevent individuals from importing prescription drugs under certain circumstances. Result: Agreed to (55-36, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1378: McCain Amdt. No. 1378; To strike the appropriation for the Advanced Training Center. Result: Rejected (35-61, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1378: McCain Amdt. No. 1378; To strike the appropriation for the Advanced Training Center. Result: Rejected (35-61, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1432: Kyl Amdt. No. 1432; To strike the earmark for the City of Whitefish Emergency Operations Center. Result: Rejected (36-59, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1432: Kyl Amdt. No. 1432; To strike the earmark for the City of Whitefish Emergency Operations Center. Result: Rejected (36-59, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Morning Business for 95 minutes. Senator Durbin will control the first 5 minutes, the Republicans will control the next 60 minutes, and the Majority will control the final 30 minutes. Following Morning Business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2892, the Homeland Security Appropriations...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1406: McCain Amdt. No. 1406; To strike the provision relating to the Loran-C signal, as recommended by the Administration. Result: Rejected (37-61, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1406: McCain Amdt. No. 1406; To strike the provision relating to the Loran-C signal, as recommended by the Administration. Result: Rejected (37-61, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1402: Feingold Amdt. No. 1402; To require grants for Emergency Operations Centers and financial assistance for the predisaster mitigation program to be awarded without regard to earmarks. Result: Rejected (38-60, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]