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Senate Floor Activity - Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 9:30 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 (Wednesday, February 11)

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.

S. 295 (Sen. Hatch): To amend section 2259 of title 18, United States Code, and for other purposes.
-- Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
-- Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 98 - 0. Record Vote Number: 55
S.Amdt. 250 (Sen. Hatch): To improve the bill.
-- Amendment SA 250 proposed by Senator Hatch.
-- Amendment SA 250 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Cornyn, at 5:10 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.