The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.
Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for 1 hour with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Democrats controlling the second half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1191, the legislative vehicle for the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015.
As a reminder, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the Corker-Cardin amendment #1140 (substitute) and on the underlying bill, H.R.1191. The filing deadline for first degree amendments is 1:00pm tomorrow, Wednesday, May 6. Unless an agreement can be reached, the cloture vote on the substitute amendment would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday, May 7.
Roll Call Votes
Passed by voice vote Calendar #32, S.125, Bulletproof Vest Grant Program Reauthorization Act, with Lee amendment #1214 (reduces the authorization from $30 million to $25 million).
Passed Calendar #61, S.1124, WIOA Improvement Act, with Alexander/Murray substitute amendment.
Adopted S.Res.170, Travel and Tourism.
Adopted S.Res.171, National Charter Schools.
Adopted S.Res.172, Small Business Week.
Adopted S.Res.173, Syria.
Last Floor Action: 5/5
11:33:22 A.M. – The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 223.
The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on May 8, 2015.
||The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
||The Speaker designated the Honorable Luke Messer to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
||Today’s prayer was offered by Reverend Anthony Craig Diocese of Duluth, Pequot Lakes, MN.
||Pursuant to section 4(a) of H. Res. 223, the Journal of the last day’s proceedings was approved.
||PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
||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 the following message from the Secretary of the Senate on May 4, 2015 at 2:47 p.m.: That the Senate passed S. 665.
||The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 4(b) of H. Res. 223. The next meeting is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on May 8, 2015.