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Senate Floor Activity - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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 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, September 29)

H.R. 719 (Rep. Katko): To require the Transportation Security Administration to conform to existing Federal law and regulations regarding criminal investigator positions, and for other purposes.
-- Considered by Senate (Message from the House).
S.Amdt. 2689 (Sen. Cochran): Making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.
-- Amendment pending in Senate.

S.Amdt. 2690 (Sen. McConnell): To change the enactment date.
-- Amendment pending in Senate.

H.R. 3614 (Rep. Shuster): To amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
-- Received in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
-- Message on Senate action sent to the House.

S.Res. 217 (Sen. Blumenthal): A resolution designating October 8, 2015, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".
-- Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
-- Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.


Under the authority of the order of today, at 6:06 p.m, the Presiding Officer ( in the chair) declared the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow .