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SENATE FLOOR PROCEEDINGS

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018

Senate will convene at 9:30 AM on Thursday, December 13th, 2018. At 1:45 PM, all debate time on S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution) will expire, and the Senate will proceed to up to 8 roll call votes on the following:
Young amend #4080 (To clarify that this resolution prohibits United States Armed Forces from refueling non-United States aircraft conducting missions as part of the ongoing civil war in Yemen).
Cornyn amend #4096 (To provide that nothing in the joint resolution shall be construed to influence or disrupt any military operations and cooperation with Israel or regional allies).
Cornyn amend #4090 (To require a report assessing risks posed by ceasing support operations with respect to the conflict between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen).
Cornyn amend #4095 (To require a report assessing the increased risk of terrorist attacks in the United States if the Government of Saudi Arabia were to cease Yemen-related intelligence sharing with the United States).
Cotton amend #4097 (To clarify that the requirement to remove the United States Armed Forces does not apply to the provision of materials and advice intended to reduce civilian casualties or further enable adherence to the Law of Armed Conflict).
Cotton amend #4098 (To clarify that the requirement to remove the United States Armed Forces does not apply to forces engaged in operations to support efforts to disrupt Houthi attacks against locations outside of Yemen, such as ballistic missile attacks, unmanned aerial vehicle attacks, maritime attacks against United States or international vessels, or terrorist attacks against civilian targets).
Sanders amend #4105 (To provide that nothing may be construed as authorizing the use of military force against Iran).

Final passage of S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution) as amended, if amended.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

S. 3747 (To provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison). The bill was read for a second time. Further readings of the bill were objected to, and the bill was placed on the calendar.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.

S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution). Laid aside.

S. 3749 (A Bill to amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to reform the procedures for the initiation, review, and resolution of claiming that offices of the Legislative Branch have violated the protections of their employees including protections against sexual harassment and for other purposes). The bill was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution).

Cornyn amend #4096 (To provide that nothing in the joint resolution shall be construed to influence or disrupt any military operations and cooperation with Israel or regional allies), as modified. Laid aside.

Young amend #4080 (To clarify that this resolution prohibits United States Armed Forces from refueling non-United States aircraft conducting missions as part of the ongoing civil war in Yemen). Yeas and Nays ordered. The amendment was agreed to by a vote of 58–41.

The following amendments were considered en bloc:

Cornyn amend #4090 (To require a report assessing risks posed by ceasing support operations with respect to the conflict between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen). Agreed to by Voice Vote.

Cornyn amend #4095 (To require a report assessing the increased risk of terrorist attacks in the United States if the Government of Saudi Arabia were to cease Yemen-related intelligence sharing with the United States). Agreed to by Voice Vote.

Cotton amend #4097 (To clarify that the requirement to remove the United States Armed Forces does not apply to the provision of materials and advice intended to reduce civilian casualties or further enable adherence to the Law of Armed Conflict). The amendment was not agreed to by Voice Vote.

Cotton amend #4098 (To clarify that the requirement to remove the United States Armed Forces does not apply to forces engaged in operations to support efforts to disrupt Houthi attacks against locations outside of Yemen, such as ballistic missile attacks, unmanned aerial vehicle attacks, maritime attacks against United States or international vessels, or terrorist attacks against civilian targets). Yeas and Nays ordered. The amendment was not agreed to by a vote of 45-54.

S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution), as amended. The joint resolution was read as amended for a third time. Yeas and Nays ordered. The joint resolution as amended was adopted by 56–41.

S.J. Res. 69 (Supporting a diplomatic solution in Yemen and condemning the murder of Jamal Khashoggi). The joint resolution was read for a third time. The joint resolution was adopted by Voice Vote.

Message from the House to Accompany S. 756 (Legislative vehicle for Criminal Justice Reform Bill). 

McConnell Motion to Concur in the House amendment with a further amendment #4108 (To provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison).  Yeas and nays ordered.

McConnell 2nd degree amend #4109 (To require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to notify each victim of the offense for which the prisoner is imprisoned the date on which the prisoner will be released) to amend #4108 (To provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison).).

McConnell asked that the 2nd degree amendment be divided into three parts in the form at the desk.  The providing officer ruled the Senator has that right.

McConnell filed a Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House amendment with a further amendment #4108 (To provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison).

The Senate proceeded to a period of Morning Business.

H.R. 2606 (Stigler Act Amendments of 2018).  Lankford amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent.  The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. 2599 (Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act). Committee-reported amendments agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Voice Vote.

H.R. 4032 (Gila River Indian Community Federal Rights-of-Way, Easements and Boundary Clarification Act).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

S. Res. 707 (40th Anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978). Agreed to by Voice Vote.

S. 2827 (To amend the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Act). Committee-reported substitute amendment withdrawn and Barrasso amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. 645 (Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018). Committee-reported substitute amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 4431 (Amends Title 5, U.S. Code).  Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 6160 (To amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify the sources of the authority to issue regulations regarding certifications and other criteria applicable to legislative branch employees under Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act).  Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 1318 (Preventing Maternal Deaths Act of 2018).  Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. 2322 (Codifying Useful Regulatory Definitions Act). Johnson amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Voice Vote.

S. 2863 (National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act). Agreed to by Voice Vote.

S. 3461 (AMBER Alert Nationwide Act of 2018). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. Res. 717 (Honoring the life and legacy of Rebecca Whiteend). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. Res. 731 (Human Rights Day). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 6227 (National Quantum Initiative Act).  Thune amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent.  The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate will convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, December 17th and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to a Legislative Session to resume consideration of the House Message to Accompany S. 756 (Legislative vehicle for Criminal Justice Reform Bill).  At 5:30 PM, the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House amendment with a further amendment #4108 (To provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison).

The Senate adjourned at 6:59 PM.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018

The Senate will convene at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.J. Res. 64 (Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations”).  At 12:15 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on Adoption of the S.J. Res. 64.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative session.

S.J. Res. 64 (Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations”). The resolution was read for a third time. Vote on adoption. Yeas and Nays ordered. The Joint Resolution is passed by a vote of 50-49.

The Senate proceeded to a period of Morning Business.

Motion to Proceed to S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution).  Yeas and nays ordered. The Motion to Proceed was agreed to by a vote of 60-39.

Question of Germaneness with respect to Amendments to S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution). Yeas and nays ordered. By a vote of 96-3, the Senate agreed that amendments offered under 50 USC 1546a will be germane to the underlying joint resolution to which they are offered.

S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution). 

Young amend #4080 (To clarify that this resolution prohibits United States Armed Forces from refueling non-United States aircraft conducting missions as part of the ongoing Civil War in Yemen).

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session and confirmed the following nominations en bloc by unanimous consent:

Cal. #1154 – Cal. #1169 (Military promotions and all nominations placed on the Secretary’s desk in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines.

The Senate resumed a Legislative Session.

S 3747 (A bill to provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivist upon release from prison and for other purposes). First reading.

S 3748 (A bill to amend the removal and transfer procedures for the inspectors general of the Library of Congresses, the Architect of the Capitol and the Government Publishing Office). Passed by unanimous consent.

S 1158 (A bill to help prevent acts of genocide and other atrocity crimes which threaten national and international security by enhancing U.S. government capacities to prevent, mitigate, and respond to such crises). Passed by unanimous consent.

S 1580 (A bill to enhance the transparency, improve the coordination and intensify the impact of assistance to support access to primary and secondary education for displaced children and persons, including women and girls, and for other purposes) as amended. Passed by voice vote.

HR 1222 (An act to amend the Public Health Service Act to coordinate federal congenital heart disease research efforts and to improve public education and awareness of congenital heart disease and for other purposes). Passed by unanimous consent.

S 3031 (A bill to amend chapter 5 of title 40 United States Code to improve the management of federal personal property). Passed by unanimous consent.

S 2076 (A bill to amend the public health service act to authorize the expansion of activities related to Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive decline, and brain health under the Alzheimer’s disease and healthy aging program, and for other purposes) as amended. Passed by voice vote.

HR 7120 (An act to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to extend through 2023 the authority of the federal election commission to impose civil money penalties on the basis of a schedule of penalties established and published by the commission). Passed by unanimous consent.

Senate will convene at 9:30 AM on Thursday, December 13th, 2018. At 1:45 PM, all debate time on S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution) will expire, and the Senate will proceed to up to 8 roll call votes on the following:
Young amend #4080 (To clarify that this resolution prohibits United States Armed Forces from refueling non-United States aircraft conducting missions as part of the ongoing civil war in Yemen).
Cornyn amend #4096 (To provide that nothing in the joint resolution shall be construed to influence or disrupt any military operations and cooperation with Israel or regional allies).
Cornyn amend #4090 (To require a report assessing risks posed by ceasing support operations with respect to the conflict between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen).
Cornyn amend #4095 (To require a report assessing the increased risk of terrorist attacks in the United States if the Government of Saudi Arabia were to cease Yemen-related intelligence sharing with the United States).
Cotton amend #4097 (To clarify that the requirement to remove the United States Armed Forces does not apply to the provision of materials and advice intended to reduce civilian casualties or further enable adherence to the Law of Armed Conflict).
Cotton amend #4098 (To clarify that the requirement to remove the United States Armed Forces does not apply to forces engaged in operations to support efforts to disrupt Houthi attacks against locations outside of Yemen, such as ballistic missile attacks, unmanned aerial vehicle attacks, maritime attacks against United States or international vessels, or terrorist attacks against civilian targets).
Sanders amend #4105 (To provide that nothing may be construed as authorizing the use of military force against Iran).
Final passage of S.J. Res. 54 (Yemen War Powers Resolution) as amended, if amended.

The Senate adjourned at 9:20 PM.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018

The Senate will convene at 10:00 AM and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session to resume consideration of Cal. #1046, Justin George Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.  At 11:00 AM, all post-cloture time will be deemed expired and the Senate will vote on the Muzinich nomination.  The Senate will recess from 12:30-2:15 PM for weekly party caucus meetings.

The Senate convened and proceeded with Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to an Executive Session.

Cal. #1046, Justin George Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.  Yeas and nays ordered.  The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 55-44.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session for a period of Morning Business.

At 2:15 PM, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of Cal. # 1141, Jonathan Kobes to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit.

The Senate stands in recess until 2:15 PM.

The Senate reconvened and proceeded to Executive Session.

At 3:45 PM the Senate will vote on the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 (The Farm Bill).

Cal. # 1141, Jonathan Kobes to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit. Yeas and Nays ordered. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 51–50, with the Vice President voting in the affirmative.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.

Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 (Farm Bill).  Yeas and nays ordered.  The Conference Report is adopted by a vote of 87-13.

Motion to Proceed to S.J. Res. 64 (Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations”).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

S.J. Res. 64 (Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations”). 

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

S. 1092 (Interstate Transport Act of 2018). The committee reported substitute amendment was withdrawn. The Thune amendment was agreed to. The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 2961 (Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2018). The Blunt amendment was agreed to. The committee reported substitute amendment was agreed to. The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 6964 (Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018). The Grassley amendment was agreed to. The bill passed by Voice Vote.

S. 3482 (Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2018). The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 1872 (Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018). The bill passed by Voice Vote.

H.R. 5759 (21st Century IDEA). The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 3996 (Protecting Access to the Courts for Taxpayers Act). The bill passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. Res. 154 (promoting awareness of motorcycle profiling and encouraging collaboration and communication with the motorcycle community and law enforcement officials to prevent instances of profiling). The resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. Res. 711 (A resolution designating November 2018 as “National Runaway Prevention Month”). The resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

The following resolutions were agreed to by Unanimous Consent, en bloc:
S. Res. 719 (A resolution designating December 15, 2018, as “Wreaths Across America Day”)
S. Res. 720 (A resolution expressing the condolences of the Senate and honoring the memory of the victims of the shooting at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, on November 19, 2018)
S. Res. 721 (A resolution designating the week beginning on October 21, 2018, as “National Chemistry Week”).
S. Res. 722 (A resolution designating October 26, 2018, as “Day of the Deployed”).
S. Res. 723 (A resolution congratulating the American College of Emergency Physicians on its 50th anniversary).

S. Res. 565 (A resolution honoring the 40th anniversary of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Kings Bay, Georgia). The Perdue amendment to the preamble was agreed to. The preamble as amended was agreed to. The resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate will convene at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.J. Res. 64 (Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to “Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations”). At 12:15 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on Adoption of the S.J. Res. 64.

The Senate adjourned at 8:01 PM.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018

The Senate will convene at 4:00 PM. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to an Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal #1046. Justin George Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Muzinich nomination.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to an Executive Session.

Cal #1046, Justin George Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.  Motion to Invoke Cloture.  Yeas and nays ordered.  The Cloture Motion was agreed to by a vote of 55-43.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.

The Senate will convene at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 11th and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session to resume consideration of Cal. #1046, Justin George Muzinich to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.  At 11:30 AM, all post-cloture time will be deemed expired and the Senate will vote on the Muzinich nomination.  The Senate will recess from 12:30-2:15 PM for weekly party caucus meetings.

The Senate adjourned at 6:49 PM.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018

The Senate will convene at 9:30 AM and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. #1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  At 12:00 Noon, all post-cloture time will be yielded back and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.  At 1:45 PM, the Senate will proceed to vote on Cal. #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Cal. #1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session for a period of Morning Business.

S. 5328 (Designates the facility of a U.S. Post Office in Brooklyn, NY). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 1861 (Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

H.R. 1417 (Amends the National Law Enforcement Museum Act).  Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 3398 (Amends the REAL ID Act of 2005).  Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 6330 (Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

S. 3561 (National Guard and Reserve Entrepreneurship Support Act). Committee-reported substitute amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Voice Vote.

S. 2679 (Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2018). Committee-reported substitute amendment agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill, as amended, is agreed to by Voice Vote.

H.R. 4111 (To amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958).  Agreed to by Voice Vote.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Cal. #1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Yeas and Nays ordered. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 50-49.

The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.

S. J. Res. 143 (Making further continuing appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019). The resolution was agreed to by Voice Vote.

The Senate resumed an Executive Session.

Cal. #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Yeas and Nays ordered. The nomination was confirmed by a vote of 50–49.

McConnell motion to proceed to Legislative Session. Agreed to by Voice Vote.

The Senate proceeded to Legislative Session.

McConnell motion to proceed to Executive Session. Agreed to by Voice Vote.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Cal #1046. Justin George Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury. McConnell filed cloture on the nomination.

NAVY
Cal. #1200, Vice Adm. James J. Malloy to be Vice Admiral. The nomination was confirmed by Voice Vote.

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

S. 2597 (Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018). The bill was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 1942 (Savanna’s Act). The committee reported substitute amendment was agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill as amended was passed by Voice Vote.

S. 2343 (Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018). The committee reported substitute amendment was agreed to by Unanimous Consent. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 3119 (Endangered Salmon Predation Prevention Act). The committee reported substitute amendment was withdrawn. The Risch substitute amendment was agreed to. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 2276 (GAO-IG Act). The committee reported substitute amendment was withdrawn. The Young substitute amendment was agreed to. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 2454 (Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017). The Johnson substitute amendment was agreed to. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

S. 7 (NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act of 2018). The bill was passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 5075 (Ashanti Alert Act of 2018). The amendment was agreed to. The bill as amended was passed by Unanimous Consent.

H.R. 315 (Improving Access to Maternity Care Act). The bill was passed by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate will next convene at 4:00 PM on Monday, December 10th, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to an Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal #1046. Justin George Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.

At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Muzinich nomination.

The Senate adjourned at 6:14 PM.

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018

The Senate will convene at 2:30 PM. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. # 1153 Bernard McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At 4:00 PM the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cal. # 1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to Executive Session.

Cal. # 1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Motion to Invoke Cloture. Yeas and Nays ordered. The motion was agreed to by a vote of 50-49.

The Senate proceeded to a period of Morning Business.

S. Res. 715 (Honoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush). Agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

The Senate will convene at 9:30 AM on Thursday, December 6th and will proceed to Leader remarks.  The Senate will then proceed to an Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. #1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  At 12:00 Noon, all post-cloture time will be yielded back and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.  At 1:45 PM, the Senate will proceed to vote on Cal. #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

The Senate adjourned at 6:47 PM under the provisions of S. Res. 715 (Honoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush), under a mark of further respect for George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018

The Senate will convene at 2:30 PM. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of Morning Business.

S. 1934 (Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act). Passed by unanimous consent.

H.R. 754 (To award the Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition of his heroic achievements and courageous contributions to peace in the Middle East). Passed by unanimous consent.

S. 2736 (Asia Reassurance Initiative Act). Gardner amendment agreed to by unanimous consent. Passed by unanimous consent.

S. 3530 (Museum and Library Services Act Reauthorization). Passed by unanimous consent.

S. Con. Res. 57 (Authorizing the printing of a commemorative document in memory of the late President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush). Agreed to by unanimous consent.

The Senate will convene at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. # 1153 Bernard McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At 4:00 PM the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cal. # 1153, Bernard McNamee to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The Senate adjourned at 6:15 PM.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018

The Senate will next convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, December 3rd, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. # 1153 Bernard McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to a Cloture Vote on the McNamee nomination.

The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.

The Senate proceeded to a Period of Morning Business.

S. Con. Res. 55 (Authorizing the use of the Rotunda of the Capitol for the Lying in State of the remains of the Late George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States). The Concurrent Resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

S. Con. Res. 56 (Providing for the use of the catafalque situated in the Exhibition Hall of the Capriol Visitors’ Center in section with memorial services to be conducted in the Rotunda of the Capitol for the late George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st, President of the United States. The Concurrent Resolution was agreed to by Unanimous Consent.

McConnell asked Unanimous Consent that the Cloture Vote on Cal. # 1153 Bernard McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission occur at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 The Unanimous Consent request was agreed to.

The Senate will convene at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a Period of Morning Business.

The Senate adjourned at 3:30 PM.

 

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