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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 Thursday, August 6 and Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The Senate stands adjourned until 11:30am on Thursday, August 6 for a pro forma session, with the Record being kept open from 11:30am until 1:30pm for the introduction of bills and resolutions, statements, and cosponsor requests. Committees will also be allowed to file bills and reports on August 28 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm.   ...
August 6, 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 Wednesday, August 5, 2015
No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Agreed to H.Con.Res.72, the Adjournment Resolution. Passed H.R.212, Drinking Water Protection. Passed S.1523, National Estuary Program with Whitehouse amendment. Passed S.1707, to designate the Federal building located at 617 Walnut Street in Helena, Arkansas, as the “Jacob Trieber Federal Building, United States Post Office, and United States ...
August 5, 2015

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Votes

Results of the latest Senate Roll Call votes.

Roll Call Vote on cloture on motion to proceed to S.1881, Planned Parenthood
5:36pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to ...
August 3, 2015

Roll Call Vote on passage of H.R.3236, Surface Transportation and Veterans health Care Choice Improvements
1:47pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.R.3236, Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care ...
July 30, 2015

Roll Call Vote on passage of H.R.22, as amended (Highway)
12:02pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.R.22, as amended (Highway/Transportation Reauthorization and Export-Import ...
July 30, 2015

Roll Call Vote on cloture on H.R.22, as amended
10:32am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R.22, as amended. ...
July 29, 2015

Roll Call Vote on adoption of substitute amendment #2266 to H.R.22
The Senate completed the following by voice votes: Motion to table McConnell first degree amendment to underlying bill SA #2417 ...
July 29, 2015

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Schedule for Thursday, August 6 and Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 11:30am on Thursday, August 6 for a pro forma session, with the Record being kept open from 11:30am until 1:30pm for the introduction of bills and resolutions, statements, and cosponsor requests. Committees will also be allowed to file bills and reports on August 28 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm.   When…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, August 5, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Agreed to H.Con.Res.72, the Adjournment Resolution. Passed H.R.212, Drinking Water Protection. Passed S.1523, National Estuary Program with Whitehouse amendment. Passed S.1707, to designate the Federal building located at 617 Walnut Street in Helena, Arkansas, as the “Jacob Trieber Federal Building, United States Post Office, and United States Court…

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Senate passes EPW bills, Adjournment Resolution; Senate confirms Executive nominations

This evening, the Senate passed the following EPW bills: H.R.212, Drinking Water Protection; and 1523, National Estuary Program with Whitehouse amendment.   The Senate then agreed to H.Con.Res.72, the Adjournment Resolution.   The Senate also completed the Executive action listed below:   Confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent: All nominations placed on the Secretary’s…

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Recess until 6:15pm

The Senate stands in recess until 6:15pm.

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Conryn on behalf of Alexander objects to Rasie the Wage, Healthy Families, and Schedules That Work

Senator Murray asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, following consultation with the Democratic Leader, and no later than Friday, October 30th, the HELP committee be discharged from further consideration of the following bills, the Senate proceed to their immediate consideration, and the Senate vote on passage of…

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Agreement on cybersecurity, Iran, no more votes

The Senate has reached agreements with respect to cybersecurity and Iran joint resolution of disapproval. As a result, there will be no further roll call votes this month.   Iran Following Leader remarks on Tuesday, September 8, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.J.Res.61, and then the Majority Leader or his designee will…

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Cloture vote re: cybersecurity delayed

The 2:00pm cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.754, cybersecurity, will be delayed as negotiations on an agreement continue. Another message will be sent as more information becomes available.

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Cloture vote on MTP to cybersecurity moved to 2pm

The 10:30am cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.754, cybersecurity, has been moved to 2:00pm today.

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Schedule for Wednesday, August 5, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.754, Cybersecurity. The time following Leader remarks until the cloture vote will be equally divided between the Managers or their designees. Unless an agreement is reached, the cloture…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 4, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Passed H.R.1138, Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act. Passed Calendar #159, S.1297: U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act. Passed S.267: General of the Army Omar Bradley Property Transfer Act of 2015. Adopted S.Res.232, expressing the sense of the Senate that August 30, 2015, be…

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