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Schedule for May 27, May 31, June 3, and Monday, June 6, 2016

The Senate stands adjourned to then convene for a pro forma session only, with no business conducted on the following dates and times:   Friday, May 27, at 12:30pm; Tuesday, May 31, at 8:30am; and Friday, June 3, at 1:00pm.   When the Senate adjourns on Friday, June 3, it will next convene at 2:00pm…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, May 26, 2016

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #463, Laura Holgate, to be Representative of the US to the International Atomic Energy Agency; confirmed: 67-29.   Legislative Business Adopted by voice vote S.Res.462, urging the United States Soccer Federation to immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity.  …

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Senate adopts S.Res.462, US Soccer Federation Equal Pay

By voice vote, the Senate adopted S.Res.462, urging the United States Soccer Federation to immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity.

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Holgate nomination

By voice vote, the Senate confirmed Executive Calendar #462, Laura Holgate, to be Representative of the United States to the Vienna Office of the United Nations.   At 1:45pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #463, Laura Holgate, to be representative of the United States to the…

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Paul objects to TSCA consent

Senator Inhofe asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined by the Republican Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, the Chair lay before the Senate the message to accompany H.R.2576, TSCA Modernization Act. That the Republican Leader, or his designee, be recognized to make a motion to concur in the House amendment…

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1:45pm roll call vote today – Holgate nomination

The Senate has reached an agreement that at 1:30pm today, the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #462 and #463, the nomination of Laura Holgate, to be Representative of the US to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and to the International Atomic Energy Agency. There will be 15 minutes of…

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Senate to proceed to S.2943, NDAA, on Monday, June 6; 5:30pm roll call vote on Monday, June 6

The Senate has reached an agreement that on Monday, June 6, following morning business the motion to proceed to S.2943, the National Defense Authorization Act, will be agreed to. Senator Fischer, or her designee, with be recognized to offer her amendment #4206, with the time until 5:30pm equally divided. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote…

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Schedule for Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, May 26, 2016.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2943, the National Defense Authorization Act, post-cloture. All time during adjournment, recess, and morning business will count post-cloture. Unless an agreement is reached, all post-cloture time will expire…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Roll Call Votes Passage of S.J.Res.28, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of Agriculture relating to inspection of fish of the order Siluriformes (catfish); passed: 55-43. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2943, the…

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Senate adopts S.Res.475, Indy 500

The Senate has adopted S.Res.475 – recognizing the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.

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