The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10 a
.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 Friday, July 17, 2015, the Journal of
the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Friday, July 17, 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 Friday, July 17, 2015,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Tuesday, July 21)
H.R. 22 (Rep. Davis)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to
exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans
Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the
employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection
and Affordable Care Act.
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by
Yea-Nay Vote. 41 - 56. Record Vote Number:
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the
motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 250)
entered in Senate.
S.Res. 227 (Sen. Corker)
A resolution condemning the attacks of July 16,
2015, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, honoring the members of the Armed Forces
who lost their lives, and expressing support and prayers for all those
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at
7:21 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
10 a.m. tomorrow.