The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 12
noon, 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 Thursday, March 19, 2015, the Journal
of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Thursday, March 19, 2015,
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 Thursday, March 19, 2015,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Monday, March 23)
S.Con.Res. 11 (Sen. Enzi)
An original concurrent resolution setting forth the
congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016
and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
S.Amdt. 323 (Sen. Sanders)
To create millions of middle class jobs by
investing in our nation's infrastructure paid for by raising revenue
through closing loopholes in the corporate and international tax system
Amendment SA 323 proposed by Senator Sanders.
Executive Business (Monday, March 23)
William P. Doyle, of Pennsylvania, to be a Federal
Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 2018
By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote 3/23/2015.
Considered by Senate.
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 89 - 0. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentUnder the authority of the order of today, at 7:00 p.m,
the Presiding Officer (Mr. Lankford in the chair) declared the
Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow