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Senate Floor Activity - Monday, June 13, 2016

Mrs. Joni Ernst, from the State of Iowa, called the Senate to order at 4 p.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mrs. Ernst 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 Friday, June 10, 2016, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant to the order of Friday, June 10, 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 Friday, June 10, 2016, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Monday, June 13)

S. 2276 (Sen. Fischer): To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide enhanced safety in pipeline transportation, and for other purposes .
-- Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
-- Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate bill by Unanimous Consent.

S. 2328 (Sen. Wicker): To reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes.
-- Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.

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.
-- Considered by Senate.
S.Amdt. 4603 (Sen. Reid): To change the enactment date.
-- Amendment pending in Senate.

S.Amdt. 4607 (Sen. McCain): To amend the provision on share-in-savings contracts.
-- Amendment pending in Senate.

Executive Business (Monday, June 13)

PN876: Jennifer M. O'Connor, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Defense
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Voice Vote.


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at 6:09 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow.