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, June 15)
H.R. 2578 (Rep. Culberson)
Making appropriations for the Departments of
Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year
ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
Amendment SA 4685 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Shelby.
S.Amdt. 4686 (Sen. Shelby)
To make a technical correction
Amendment SA 4686 proposed by Senator Shelby to Amendment SA 4685.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Rounds, at
2:13 a.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
10 a.m. tomorrow.