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Senate Floor Activity - Monday, November 16, 2015

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 Journal

Pursuant to the order of Tuesday, November 10, 2015, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant 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 Business

Pursuant 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)

PN15: LaShann Moutique DeArcy Hall, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 1. Record Vote Number: 305


By 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.