The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 2 p
.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 Thursday, March 26, 2015, the Journal
of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Thursday, March 26, 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 26, 2015,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Monday, April 13)
S.Res. 131 (Sen. Burr)
A resolution designating April 5, 2015, as "Gold
Star Wives Day".
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by
S.Res. 133 (Sen. Udall)
A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of
National Public Health Week.
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Executive Business (Monday, April 13)
Alfred H. Bennett, of Texas, to be United States
District Judge for the Southern District of Texas
Considered by Senate.
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 95 - 0. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at
6:09 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
10 a.m. tomorrow.