Ms. Susan M. Collins, from the State of Maine, called the
Senate to order at 10 a.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Ms.
Collins led the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
of the United States of America.
The JournalPursuant to the order of Friday, January 22, 2016, the Journal
of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of Friday, January 22, 2016,
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 Friday, January 22, 2016,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Ms. Murkowski, at
10:10 a.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
11 a.m. tomorrow.