The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 4 p
.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 Thursday, October 1, 2015, the Journal
of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Thursday, October 1, 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 Thursday, October 1, 2015,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Monday, October 5)
S.Res. 277 (Sen. Franken)
A resolution recognizing the month of October 2015
as "National Principals Month".
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Executive Business (Monday, October 5)
Dale A. Drozd, of California, to be United States
District Judge for the Eastern District of California
Considered by Senate.
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 69 - 21. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at
7:02 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
12 noon tomorrow.