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Recent Floor Activity


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Mrs. Shelley Moore Capito, from the State of West Virginia, called the Senate to order at 2 p.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mrs. Capito 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, November 14)

S. 140 (Sen. Flake): To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund.
-- Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
-- Senate concurred in the House amendment to S. 140 with an amendment (SA 4054 as modified) by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 6. Record Vote Number: 241
S.Amdt. 4054 (Sen. Thune): In the nature of a substitute.
--Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
--Amendment SA 4054 as modified agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 6. Record Vote Number: 241


S. 440 (Sen. Hoeven): To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the State of North Dakota.
-- Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.

S. 2074 (Sen. Hoeven): To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Jamestown Reservoir in the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes.
-- Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.

Executive Business (Wednesday, November 14)

PN1860: Michelle Bowman, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for the unexpired term of fourteen years from February 1, 2006
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 63 - 36. Record Vote Number: 242
-- Considered by Senate..
-- By unanimous consent agreement, debate 11/15/2018.

Adjournment

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Sullivan, at 7:23 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 10 a.m. tomorrow.