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Senate Floor Activity - Thursday, January 10, 2019


The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10 a .m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and the President pro tempore led the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

The Journal

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition of the two leaders being reserved.

Transaction of Morning Business

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Thursday, January 10)

S. 1 (Sen. Rubio): To make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and to halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people, and for other purposes.
-- Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
-- Second cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 43. Record Vote Number: 2
-- Third cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate.

S. 24 (Sen. Cardin): To provide for the compensation of Federal and other government employees affected by lapses in appropriations .
-- Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
-- Message on Senate action sent to the House.

S.Res. 15 (Sen. Graham): A resolution commending the Clemson University Tigers football team for winning the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship.
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.Res. 16 (Sen. Grassley): A resolution relative to the death of John Chester Culver, former United States Senator for the State of Iowa .
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Adjournment

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at 5:59 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow.