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Schedule for Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act. During Monday’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the Alexander substitute amendment #2089 and the underlying bill, S.1177. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the Alexander…

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Schedule for Monday, July 13, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, July 13, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act.   At 5:30pm,…

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Schedule for Thursday, July 9, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, July 9. Following any leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act.   Roll call votes in relation to amendments to the education bill are expected before lunch. Senator McConnell may make a compound motion to go to conference on the National…

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Schedule for Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Senate will convene at 10:00am. Following any leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act.   The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.   We expect to vote in relation to some of the pending amendment/s before caucus. Another message will…

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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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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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Schedule for Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2146, Trade Promotion Authority, post-cloture. Unless an agreement is reached, the vote on adoption of the motion to concur would occur at approximately…

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Schedule for Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. The cloture vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2146, TPA, will occur at approximately 11:00am. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours for debate on the motion to concur prior to…

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Schedule for Monday, June 22, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, June 22, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There is a 4:00pm filing deadline for all germane first-degree amendments to H.R.2146 and H.R.1295. At…

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Schedule for Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour, with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Democrats controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1735, NDAA, post-cloture. Upon…

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