The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10 a
.m., the Reverend Adam Briddell, Associate Pastor, Asbury United
Methodist Church in Washington D.C. 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 (Tuesday, March 10)
S. 178 (Sen. Cornyn)
To provide justice for the victims of trafficking
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
S.Amdt. 270 (Sen. Portman)
To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Act to enable State child protective services systems to improve the
identification and assessment of child victims of sex trafficking, and for
Amendment SA 270 proposed by Senator Portman.
S.Amdt. 271 (Sen. Portman)
To amend the definition of "homeless person" under
the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to include certain homeless
children and youth, and for other purposes.
Amendment SA 271 proposed by Senator Portman.
S.Res. 93 (Sen. Johnson)
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate
regarding the courageous work and life of Russian opposition leader Boris
Nemtsov, and calling for a swift and transparent investigation into his
tragic murder in Moscow on February 27, 2015.
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at
6:03 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
9:30 a.m. tomorrow.