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  • Pro Forma Session Committees are permitted to report today from 10am-12pm.
  • Post Office naming bills were passed: S.3241, CeeCee Ross Lyles (FL); HR4210, Dock M. Brown (NC); H.R.5477, Chi Mui (CA); H.R.5483, Private First Class David H. Sharrett (VA); H.R.5631, Corporal Bradley T. Arms (VA); H.R.6061, Kenneth James Gray (IL); H.R.6085, Gerald R. Ford (CA); H.R.6150, John P....
  • Resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3001, Defense Authorization bill, with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes today. The next vote is expected to occur Monday, September 8.
  • On the Concurrent Resolution: H. Con. Res. 398; A concurrent resolution providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses. Result: Agreed to (48-40, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S. 3001; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department...
  • On the Conference Report: H.R. 4137 Conference Report; A bill to amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (83-8-1, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Concurrent Resolution: H. Con. Res. 398; A concurrent resolution providing for an adjournment or recess of the two Houses. Result: Agreed to (48-40, 12 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Conference Report: H.R. 4040 Conference Report; A bill to establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children's products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Result: Agreed to (89-3, 8 members not voting, 1/2...
  • S.3370, Libya S.Res.642, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
  • On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S. 3001; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department...
  • On the Conference Report: H.R. 4137 Conference Report; A bill to amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. Result: Agreed to (83-8-1, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Conference Report: H.R. 4040 Conference Report; A bill to establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children's products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Result: Agreed to (89-3, 8 members not voting, 1/2...
  • Period of morning business until 10:30am with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. 10:30am Resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3001, the DOD Authorization bill. 10:30am - 5:00pm 30-minute alternating blocks of time with the...
  • S.2617 Vets Compensation COLA Act of 2008 w/ committee substitute amendment & committee title amendment H.R.5938 Former Vice Presidents Protection Act w/ Leahy-Specter Amendment S.Res.635, Minority Party Committee Appointments