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, September
H.R. 5325 (Rep. Graves)
Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch
for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
S.J.Res. 39 (Sen. Paul)
A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of
the proposed foreign military sale to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia of M1A1/A2 Abrams Tank structures and other major defense equipment
Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations made.
Motion to table the motion to discharge Committee on Foreign Relations
agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 71 - 27. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Lee, at 6:31
p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30