The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 9:30
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 JournalPursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the
proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant 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 BusinessPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Wednesday, December
H.R. 3762 (Rep. Price)
To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section
2002 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016
Considered by Senate.
S.Amdt. 2874 (Sen. McConnell)
In the nature of a substitute.
Amendment pending in Senate.
S.Amdt. 2875 (Sen. Johnson)
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable
Care Act to ensure that individuals can keep their health insurance
Amendment SA 2875 proposed by Senator Johnson to Amendment SA 2874.
S.Amdt. 2876 (Sen. Murray)
To ensure that this Act does not increase the
number of uninsured women or increase the number of unintended pregnancies
by establishing a women's health care and clinic security and safety fund
Amendment SA 2876 proposed by Senator Murray to Amendment SA 2874.
S.Res. 324 (Sen. Isakson)
A resolution designating December 3, 2015, as
"National Phenylketonuria Awareness Day".
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
S.Res. 325 (Sen. Isakson)
A resolution permitting the collection of clothing,
toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes
in Senate buildings.
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by
AdjournmentUnder the authority of the order of today, at 6:46 p.m,
the Presiding Officer (Mrs. Ernst in the chair) declared the
Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30 a.m.