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 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, 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)
Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney
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.
AdjournmentBy 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.