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Senate Floor Activity - Monday, May 23, 2016

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 Thursday, May 19, 2016, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant to the order of Thursday, May 19, 2016, 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 Thursday, May 19, 2016, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Monday, May 23)

S. 2613 (Sen. Grassley): To reauthorize certain programs established by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.
-- Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
-- The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
-- Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 89 - 0. Record Vote Number: 83
S.Amdt. 4078 (Sen. Grassley): To improve the bill.
-- Amendment SA 4078 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Grassley.
-- Amendment SA 4078 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

S. 2943 (Sen. McCain): An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, 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. 375 (Sen. Corker): A resolution raising awareness of modern slavery .
-- Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at 6:38 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow.