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  • On the Resolution: S. Res. 501; A resolution honoring the sacrifice of the members of the United States Armed Forces who have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Result: Agreed to (95-0, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • The Senate is considering H.R.3221. The following amendments are pending to the bill: Dodd-Shelby #4387 (Housing Substitute) Voinovich #4406 (Depreciation Incentive) Landrieu #4389 (Casualty Loss) Sanders #4401 (Usury Rates) Cardin #4421 (Home Buyers Tax Credit)
  • S.Res.498 (National Cushing's Syndrome Awareness Day)
  • Resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.3221, the vehicle for the Housing legislation.
  • S.Res.495, a resolution designating April 2008 as "Financial Literacy Month." S.980, the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act (with a Feinstein substitute amendment). Executive Calendar #471, Deborah K. Jones to be Ambassador to Kuwait Executive Calendar #473, Kevin J. O'Connor to be...
  • On the Cloture Motion: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (94-1, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion: Upon Reconsideration Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (94-1, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • There will be a period of morning business until 12:30pm, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees (10 minute limitations) The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus luncheons. The Senate stands in adjourment until...
  • S.Res.492, Ethics Committee appointment for the 110th Congress S.Res.478, supporting the goals and ideals of "World Water Day" S.Res.484, designating March 25, 2008 as "National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day"
  • There will be a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
  • On the Concurrent Resolution: S. Con. Res. 70 as Amended; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4299: Vitter Amdt. No. 4299; Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need for comprehensive legislation to legalize the importation of prescription drugs from highly industrialized countries with safe pharmaceutical infrastructures. Result: Agreed to (73-23, 4...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4245: Biden Amdt. No. 4245; To restore full funding for the international affairs budget, in support of the reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, nuclear nonproliferation, foreign assistance, fighting global AIDS, promoting sustainable development, and other efforts, with...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4339: DeMint Amdt. No. 4339; To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund for providing an above the line Federal income tax deduction for individuals purchasing health insurance outside the workplace. Result: Rejected (45-51, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details:...
  • On the Concurrent Resolution: S. Con. Res. 70 as Amended; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4233: Allard Amdt. No. 4233; To require that legislation to reauthorize SCHIP include provisions codifying the unborn child regulation. Result: Rejected (46-52, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]