The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 2 p
.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mr. Leahy led the Senate in
reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of
The JournalPursuant to the order of Friday, February 21, 2014, the Journal
of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Friday, February 21, 2014,
the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition
of the two leaders being reserved.
Transaction of Morning BusinessPursuant to the order of Friday, February 21, 2014,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Monday, February 24)
S. 1982 (Sen. Sanders)
To improve the provision of medical services and
benefits to veterans, and for other purposes.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
S.Res. 360 (Sen. Reid)
A resolution to authorize testimony and
representation in United States v. Onstad.
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Executive Business (Monday, February 24)
Jeffrey Alker Meyer, of Connecticut, to be United
States District Judge for the District of Connecticut
Considered by Senate.
Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 37. Record Vote Number:
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 91 - 2. Record Vote Number:
James Maxwell Moody, Jr., of Arkansas, to be United
States District Judge for the Eastern District of
By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 58 - 34. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Pryor, at
7:57 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
10 a.m. tomorrow.