The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 3 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 Tuesday, November 10, 2015, the
Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Tuesday, November 10, 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 Tuesday, November 10, 2015,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Monday, November 16)
H.R. 2577 (Rep. Diaz-Balart)
Making appropriations for the Departments of
Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for
the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate.
S.Res. 313 (Sen. McConnell)
A resolution condemning the terrorist attacks in
Paris and offering thoughts and prayers for the victims, condolences to
their families, resolve to support the people of France, and the pledge to
defend democracy and stand in solidarity with the country of France and all
our allies in the face of this horrific attack on freedom and liberty
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Executive Business (Monday, November 16)
LaShann Moutique DeArcy Hall, of New York, to be
United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New
Considered by Senate.
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 1. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at
7:07 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
10 a.m. tomorrow.