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, June 18)
H.R. 3230 (Rep. Rogers)
To improve the access of veterans to medical
services from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes
Senate disagreed to House amendment to Senate amendment, agreed to request
for conference, and appointed conferees. Sanders; Rockefeller; Murray;
Brown; Tester; Begich; Blumenthal; Hirono; Burr; Isakson; Johanns; McCain;
H.R. 4660 (Rep. Wolf)
Making appropriations for the Departments of
Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year
ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
S. 1237 (Sen. Wyden)
To improve the administration of programs in the
insular areas, and for other purposes.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Amendment SA 3288 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Murkowski.
Amendment SA 3288 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Harry Reid,
at 7:09 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today,
until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.