Senate Calendar

Today --

  • The Senate is considering S. 3254, the Defense Authorization bill.
Vote Results:
  1. Agreed to, 95-0: Cornyn amendment #3158 (veterans claims backlog);
  2. Agreed to, 54-41: Hagan amendment #3095 (strike prohibition on biofuel refinery construction);
  3. Agreed to, 62-33: Merkley amendment #3096, as modified (Sense of Congress: Afghanistan);
  4. Agreed to, 66-29: Gillibrand amendment #3058, as modified (TRICARE autism treatment);
  5. Agreed to, 54-41: Ayotte amendment #3245 (Guantanamo); and
  6. Agreed to, 67-29: Feinstein amendment #3018 (detention of U.S. citizens).

Agreed to by Voice Vote:

  1. Portman amendment #2995 (enhance authorities for defense industry civilians re: education programs);
  2. Blumenthal amendment #3124, as modified (prevent human trafficking);
  3. Portman amendment #2956 (report: standardize educational transcripts);
  4. Whitehouse amendment #3180 (recalcitrant cancers);
  5. Coons amendment #3201 (Sense of Senate re: Joseph Kony); and
  6. Durbin amendment #3199 (M23 sanctions).

Agreed to by UC:

  1. Kohl amendment #2888 (Post-Deployment/Mobilization Respite Absence program);
  2. Manchin amendment #2924 (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System); 
  3. Webb amendment #2949 (temporary increase in accumlated leave carryover);
  4. Wyden amendment #2960 (reintegration into civilian life: National Guard and Reserves);
  5. Sessions amendment #2963 (Sergeant Paschal Conley); 
  6. Heller amendment #2969 (TRICARE Prime); 
  7. Hoeven amendment #2991 (Sense of the Senate re: triad of strategic nuclear delivery systems);
  8. Barrasso amendment #3083 (intercontinental ballistic missile force);
  9. Webb amendment #2948 (temporary housing allowance increase);
  10. Sessions amendment #2962 (sense of Congress re: homeland defense hedging policy);
  11. Inhofe amendment #2971 (sense of Senate re: airfields, airspace, air training routes);
  12. Casey amendment #2986 (contractors); 
  13. Murray amendment #2989 (referral and counseling services re: homelessness);
  14. Vitter amendment #3085 (cyber networks and personnel);
  15. Coburn amendment #3110 (report: balances carried forward);
  16. Manchin amendment #3166 (report: family support programs);
  17. Boxer amendment #2981 (felony sexual offense); 
  18. Lieberman amendment #3090, as modified (fire departments/United States Fire Administration);
  19. McCaskill amendment #2929 (wartime contracting);
  20. McCaskill amendment #2942 (whistleblower protections)
  21. Boxer amendment #3230 (U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy);
  22. Hatch amendment #2966 (multi-trades demonstration project);
  23. Inhofe amendment #2973 (Sense of Senate re: mental health counselors);
  24. Boxer amendment #2980 (report: allowable costs of compensation);
  25. Casey amendment #2994 (report: fluorescent lighting waste);
  26. Toomey amendment #3059 (repot: joint Armed Forces historical storage and preservation facility);
  27. Inhofe amendment #3072 (Sense of Senate re: training exercises);
  28. Vitter amendment #3086  (airframes joint readiness training);
  29. Shaheen amendment #3098 (report: military departments/Defense Logistics Agency);
  30. Coburn amendment #3186 (study: small arms/ammunition acquisition);
  31. Blumenthal amendment #2940 (military working dogs);
  32. Brown-MA amendment #3036 (report: Boko Haram);
  33. Toomey amendment #3064 (study: Bradley Fighting Vehicle industrial base);
  34. Levin amendment #3114 (defense articles);
  35. Casey amendment #3193 (plan: security of Afghan women/girls);
  36. Risch amendment #3213 (scientific engagement for nonproliferation):
  37. Wicker amendment #3220 (Sense of Senate re: Israeli Iron Dome);
  38. Johanns amendment #3222 (command status re: U.S. Cyber Command);
  39. Coburn amendment #3237 (DoD audits);
  40. Levin amendment #3243 (U.S.-Afghanistan Enduring Strategic Partnership Agreement);
  41. Lieberman amendment #3256 (report: join professional military education);
  42. Cornyn amendment #3260 (Rosoboronexport);
  43. McCain amendment #3261 (Afghanistan troop levels);
  44. Kyl amendment #3271 (essential minerals);
  45. Webb amendment #3275 (Sense of Senate re: Senkaku Islands ); and
  46. Nelson-NE amendment #3279 (Sense of Congress: National Nuclear Security Administration).

***Updated: 11:30 PM***