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Senate Floor Activity - Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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 Journal

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant 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 Business

Pursuant 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 Vote.
-- Measure laid before Senate by motion.
S.Amdt. 4685 (Sen. Shelby): In the nature of a substitute.
-- 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.


By 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.