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, May 7)
H.R. 3627 (Rep. Pittenger)
To require the Attorney General to report on State
law penalties for certain child abusers, and for other purposes
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
S. 2260 (Sen. Wyden)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to
extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
S. 2262 (Sen. Shaheen)
To promote energy savings in residential buildings
and industry, and for other purposes.
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
Motion by Senator Reid to commit to Senate Committee on Energy and Natural
Resources with instructions to report back forthwith with the following
amendment (SA 3027) made in Senate.
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate.
Amendment SA 3012 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Shaheen.
Amendment SA 3023 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3012.
Motion to table amendment SA 3023 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 45
- 52. Record Vote Number:
Amendment SA 3024 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3023.
Amendment SA 3025 proposed by Senator Reid.
Motion to table amendment SA 3025 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 45
- 51. Record Vote Number:
Amendment SA 3026 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3025.
Amendment SA 3027 proposed by Senator Reid.
Amendment SA 3028 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3027
(instructions of the motion to commit).
Amendment SA 3029 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3028.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Schatz, at
7:40 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
9:30 a.m. tomorrow.