The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10 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 (Tuesday, February
H.R. 255 (Rep. Esty)
To authorize the National Science Foundation to
support entrepreneurial programs for women.
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
H.R. 321 (Rep. Comstock)
To inspire women to enter the aerospace field,
including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, through
mentorship and outreach.
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
H.J.Res. 40 (Rep. Johnson)
A joint resolution providing for congressional
disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule
submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation
of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
Executive Business (Tuesday, February 14)
Linda E. McMahon, of Connecticut, to be
Administrator of the Small Business Administration
Considered by Senate.
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 81 - 19. Record Vote Number:
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at
5:59 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
10 a.m. tomorrow.