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Senate Floor Activity - Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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 (Tuesday, July 8)

S. 2363 (Sen. Hagan): To protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes .
-- Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.

S.Res. 447 (Sen. Casey): A resolution recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in the efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance.
-- Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Donnelly, at 6:03 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow.