Tuesday, March 17, 2020

9:18 p.m. The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18.

8:05 p.m. Senate Recessed subject to the call of the chair.

7:48 p.m. Senator Sasse spoke on coronavirus.

4:19 p.m. Senator Jones spoke about the Coronavirus.

3:28 p.m. Senator Menendez spoke about the Coronavirus.

2:15 p.m. The Senate reconvened.

12:03 p.m. The Senate stands in recess until 2:15 p.m.

11:49 a.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about Coronavirus.

11:26 a.m. Senator Tester spoke about the Coronavirus.

10:57 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about FISA and on the Coronavirus.

10:42 a.m. DL Schumer spoke about the Coronavirus.

10:12 a.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the Coronavirus and on the legislative response to the public health crisis.

10:04 a.m. ML McConnell spoke about the Coronavirus.

10:02 a.m. Senator Grassley spoke about COVID-19 and the Families First Coronavirus Act.

10:00 a.m. The Senate convened.

The Senate will convene at 10:00 am and be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.  

The Senate will recess from 12:30 pm until 2:15 pm for the weekly caucus luncheons.

There will be an effort for the Senate to consider H.R.6201, an act making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes. Roll call votes are possible during Tuesday’s session of the Senate.