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Senate Floor Activity - Friday, September 25, 2015

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 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 (Friday, September 25)

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 Unanimous Consent.


By 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.