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Senate Floor Activity - Monday, April 20, 2015

Mr. Tom Cotton, from the State of Arkansas, called the Senate to order at 2 p.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mr. Cotton 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 Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant to the order of Thursday, April 16, 2015, 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 Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Monday, April 20)

H.Con.Res. 34 (Rep. Johnson): A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to the American Fighter Aces .
-- Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

S. 178 (Sen. Cornyn): To provide justice for the victims of trafficking .
-- Considered by Senate.
S.Amdt. 1120 (Sen. Cornyn): To strengthen the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act by incorporating additional bipartisan amendments .
-- Amendment pending in Senate.

S.Res. 141 (Sen. Burr): A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day.
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Executive Business (Monday, April 20)

PN16: George C. Hanks, Jr., 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. 91 - 0. Record Vote Number: 155


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at 6:43 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow.