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Follow legislative action on the Senate Floor with our updates throughout the day. All updates from Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Democratic staff are listed below.

Today In The Senate

We prepare a Daily Summary with each day's expected Senate schedule.

Schedule for Pro Forma Sessions and Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business conducted, on the following dates and times, unless the House adopts the provisions of S.Con.Res.19 (adjournment resolution): Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10:00am; Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:00pm; and Friday, July 3, 2015, at 10:00am. When the Senate adjourns ...
June 26, 2015

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Wrap Up

Our Wrap Up compiles Senate unanimous consent items and other business at the end of the legislative day.

Wrap Up for Thursday, June 25, 2015
No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Passed H.R.893, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the centennial of Boys Town, and for other purposes. Passed Calendar #78, S.230, a bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation located in Bethel Alaska, ...
June 25, 2015

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on cloture on motion to concur re: H.R.1295, AGOA/Preferences, with amendment (TAA)
The remaining votes in this series will be 10 minute votes.   At 4:43pm, the Senate began a 10 minute ...
June 24, 2015

Roll Call Vote on motion to concur re: H.R.2146, TPA
4:03pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on adoption of the motion to concur with respect to ...
June 24, 2015

Roll Call Vote on cloture on motion to concur re: TPA
11:04am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to ...
June 23, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Cloture on MTP to H.R.2685 (DOD Approps)
2:20pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to ...
June 18, 2015

Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.1735, as amended (NDAA)
1:46pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.R.1735, as amended (NDAA); Passed: 71-25   ...
June 18, 2015

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Schedule for Pro Forma Sessions and Tuesday, July 7, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions only, with no business conducted, on the following dates and times, unless the House adopts the provisions of S.Con.Res.19 (adjournment resolution): Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10:00am; Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:00pm; and Friday, July 3, 2015, at 10:00am. When the Senate adjourns on…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, June 25, 2015

No Roll Call Votes Legislative Business Passed H.R.893, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the centennial of Boys Town, and for other purposes. Passed Calendar #78, S.230, a bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation located in Bethel Alaska, with…

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Order to remove section 636 of NDAA

This morning the House blue slipped H.R.1735, National Defense Authorization Act. As a result, the papers will be returned to the Senate. By unanimous consent, the Secretary of the Senate has been authorized to re-engross the Senate amendment to the bill, H.R.1735, with the following change:   Strike section 636, Treatment of Department of Defense…

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Schedule for Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:50am on Thursday, June 25, 2015.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the first hour equally divided with the Democrats controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Roll Call Votes Adoption of the motion to concur with respect to H.R.2146 (TPA); agreed to: 60-38. Cloture on motion to concur with respect to H.R.1295 (AGOA/Preferences) with an amendment (TAA); invoked: 76-22.   Legislative Business Agreed to the following motions by voice vote: Adoption of the motion to concur with respect to H.R.1295 (AGOA/Preferences)…

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Agreement to begin S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act, Tuesday / 5:30pm Tuesday vote on Stoll (circuit judge) / MB tomorrow

The Senate has reached an agreement that following leader remarks on Tuesday, July 7th, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #63, S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015.   At 5:30pm on Tuesday, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #81, the nomination of Kara Farnandez Stoll, of Virginia,…

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Morning Business

By voice votes, the Senate adopted the motion to concur with respect to H.R.1295 (AGOA/Preferences) with an amendment (TAA), adopted the motion to go to conference on H.R.644 (Customs Enforcement), and confirmed the Adams, Phee, Petit, Delawie, Kelly, Noyes, and Wall nominations.   The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted…

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Nominations to be confirmed by voice vote today

Upon disposition of the Customs motion to go to conference, there will be a series of voice votes to confirm the following nominations:   Executive Calendar #129, Charles C. Adams, Jr., of Maryland, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Finland.   Executive Calendar #130, Mary…

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No further roll call votes this week

Cloture on the motion to concur with respect to H.R.1295, with an amendment (AGOA/Preferences with TAA amendment) was invoked 76-22.   The cloture motion with respect to the compound motion to go to conference on H.R.644 (Customs Enforcement) was withdrawn. We’ll be able to process the remaining votes by voice today.   There will be…

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Senate adopts S.Res.212, Charleston

By voice vote, the Senate adopted S.Res.212, condemning the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal in Charleston, South Carolina, and expressing encouragement and prayers for all affected by this evil assault.

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