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Senate Floor Activity - Thursday, February 5, 2015

The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10:30 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 (Thursday, February 5)

H.R. 240 (Rep. Rogers): Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
-- Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
-- Second cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 47. Record Vote Number: 53
-- Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the second cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 53) entered in Senate.

S.Res. 71 (Sen. Hatch): A resolution designating the week of February 8 through February 14, 2015, as "Internet Governance Awareness Week" .
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at 5:58 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 3 p.m. on Monday, February 9, 2015.