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Senate Floor Activity - Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mr. Tom Cotton, from the State of Arkansas, called the Senate to order at 10 a.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 yesterday, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant 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 Business

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Tuesday, April 21)

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.

Executive Business (Tuesday, April 21)

PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General
-- Motion to proceed to executive session to consideration of nomination in Senate by Voice Vote.
-- Cloture motion presented in Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, mandatory quorum under Rule XXII waived.


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at 9:41 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.