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 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, February
H.R. 240 (Rep. Rogers)
Making appropriations for the Department of
Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure of the motion to reconsider
the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R.
240 (Record Vote No. 53) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the second
motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 240 was not
invoked (Record Vote No. 53) agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Upon reconsideration, cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 240 invoked
in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 98 - 2. Record Vote Number:
Third cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure rendered moot
S.Res. 86 (Sen. Collins)
A resolution recognizing March 3, 2015, as the
centennial of the Navy Reserve.
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
AdjournmentUnder the authority of the order of today, at 6:23 p.m,
the Presiding Officer (Mr. Tillis in the chair) declared the
Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 11 a.m. tomorrow