Mr. Edward J. Markey, from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,
called the Senate to order at 9:30 a.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer,
and Mr. Markey led the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the
Flag of the United States of America.
The JournalPursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the
proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant 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 BusinessPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Wednesday, February
S. 1086 (Sen. Mikulski)
To reauthorize and improve the Child Care and
Development Block Grant Act of 1990, and for other purposes
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
S. 1982 (Sen. Sanders)
To improve the provision of medical services and
benefits to veterans, and for other purposes.
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
with instructions that the committee report back forthwith with an
amendment (SA 2767) made in Senate.
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate.
Amendment SA 2747 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Sanders.
Cloture motion on Amendment SA 2747 presented in Senate.
Amendment SA 2766 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2747.
S.Amdt. 2767 (Sen. Reid)
The motions of the instruction to commit
Amendment SA 2767 proposed by Senator Reid.
Amendment SA 2768 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2767 (the
instructions of the motion to commit).
Amendment SA 2769 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 2768.
S.Res. 363 (Sen. Gillibrand)
A resolution celebrating Black History Month
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Harry Reid,
at 6:57 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today,
until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.