The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10:30
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 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 (Friday, September
S. 2082 (Sen. Isakson)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend
certain expiring provisions of law administered by the Secretary of Veterans
Affairs, and for other purposes.
Introduced in the Senate, read twice.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
S.Amdt. 2700 (Sen. Lee)
To prohibit the transfer of amounts from the
Veterans Choice Fund to fund the increase of the authorization to carry out
the medical facility construction project of the Department of Veterans
Affairs in Denver, Colorado.
Amendment SA 2700 proposed by Senator Gardner for Senator Lee.
Amendment SA 2700 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
S.Res. 213 (Sen. Alexander)
A resolution designating October 30, 2015, as a
national day of remembrance for nuclear weapons program workers
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at
1:42 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 28, 2015.