The Senate adopted the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.59, the Continuing Resolution, by a voice vote. Senator Reid then offered a perfecting substitute amendment #1974 and a second degree amendment #1975 (date change). Senator Reid also moved to recommit the joint resolution and offered amendments to the motion in the first and second degree slots (#1976 and 1977 (date changes)). He then filed cloture on the joint resolution.
If no agreement is reached under Rule 22, the cloture vote on the Continuing Resolution would occur 1 hour after the Senate convenes on Friday. The filing deadline for germane first degree amendments to H.J.Res.59, is 1:00pm tomorrow.