The Senate Convenes: 2pm ET January 30, 2012
- Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
- At 4:30pm, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #301, S.2038, the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act with the time until 5:30pm equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.
- At 5:30pm, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2038, the STOCK Act.
5:30pm the Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.2038, the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act.
The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
There will be no further roll call votes tonight.
ROLL CALL VOTE
1) Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2038, the STOCK Act; Invoked: 93-2
Passed S.1236, the Border Tunnel Prevention Act.
Adopted S.Res.357, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Mill Springs (January 19, 1862).
Adopted S.Res.358, expressing support for the designation of January 28, 2012, as “National Data Privacy Day”.
Adopted S.Con.Res.34, Expressing the sense of Congress in Honor of the life and legacy of Vaclav Havel.
Began the Rule 14 process of S.2041, a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project and provide for environmental protection and government oversight. (Hoeven)
CURRENT HOUSE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS
LEGISLATIVE DAY OF JANUARY 27, 2012
112TH CONGRESS – SECOND SESSION
-The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn. The next meeting is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on January 31, 2012.11:05:16 A.M. -The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received a message from the Secretary of the Senate on January 26, 2012, at 5:18 p.m., stating that that body had passed H.R. 3800 and H.R. 3801.11:04:40 A.M. -The House received a message from the Clerk. Pursuant to the permission granted in Clause 2(h) of Rule II of the Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Clerk notified the House that she had received a message from the Secretary of the Senate on January 26, 2012, at 5:50 p.m., stating that that body had passed S. 2039.11:03:51 A.M. -The House received a communication from Nick Strader, Central Oregon Office Director, Office of Rep. Greg Walden. Pursuant to Rule VII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Strader notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena issued by the Circuit Court for the County of Deschutes, Oregon, for witness testimony and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he would determine whether compliance with the subpoena is consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.11:02:51 A.M. -The House received a communication from The Honorable Paul D. Irving, Sergeant at Arms. Pursuant to Rule VII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Irving notified the House that the Office of the Sergeant of Arms had been served with a subpoena for documents issued by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, in connection with a civil lawsuit currently pending before that court and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he would make the determinations required by House Rule VIII.11:02:50 A.M. -ADJUSTMENT OF WHOLE HOUSE – Under clause 5(d) of rule 20, the Chair announced to the House that, in light of the resignation of the gentlewoman from Arizona, Ms. Giffords, the whole number of the House is 433.11:02:18 A.M. -PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led Members in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.11:02:13 A.M. -The Speaker announced approval of the Journal. Pursuant to clause 1, rule I, the Journal stands approved.11:01:22 A.M. -Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Dr. Alan Keiran, Office of the United States Senate Chaplain11:01:00 A.M. -The Speaker designated the Honorable Mac Thornberry to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.11:00:44 A.M. -The House convened, starting a new legislative day.