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Recent Floor Activity


Monday, September 24, 2018

The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 3 p .m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mr. Hatch 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 Thursday, September 20, 2018, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant to the order of Thursday, September 20, 2018, 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 Thursday, September 20, 2018, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Monday, September 24)

H.R. 2259 (Rep. Poe): To amend the Peace Corps Act to expand services and benefits for volunteers, and for other purposes.
-- Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

S.Res. 643 (Sen. Heller): A resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the brutal and senseless attack at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1 year ago.
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.Res. 644 (Sen. Alexander): A resolution recognizing the significant contribution of the Country Music Association and designating September 25, 2018, "Country Music Association Day".
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.Res. 645 (Sen. Menendez): A resolution designating September 2018 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
-- Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Executive Business (Monday, September 24)

PN1447: Jackie Wolcott, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the International Atomic Energy Agency, with the rank of Ambassador
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 75 - 19. Record Vote Number: 213

PN1448: Jackie Wolcott, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Vienna Office of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 75 - 19. Record Vote Number: 213

PN2048: Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 26, 2019
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 76 - 18. Record Vote Number: 214
-- Considered by Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, debate 09/25/2018.

Adjournment

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Rounds, at 6:55 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow.