7:32 p.m. The Senate adjourned.
7:22 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer wrapped up for the night. Hefiled cloture on the motion to concur on the NDAA with the Manchin amendment and without it.
Passed by UC:
S.1687, the Small Business Cyber Training Act.
S. 3846, reauthorizing the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program.
HR 5943, designating the outpatient clinic of the Veterans Affairs bureau in Greenville SC after Lance Corporal Dana Cornell Darnell.
S. 4460, the end Fentanyl Act
S. 2135, Identifying and Eliminating Wasteful Programs Act.
S Res 872, Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Day.
S Res 873, authorizing production of records by the Secretary of the Senate and the Senate Sergeant At Arms.
S. 3429, establishing an Alaska Salmon Research Task Force.
HR 5973, reauthorizing the Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act.
S. 4460, the End Fentanyl Act.
S. 4893, amending the lobbying disclosure act of 1995.
HR 5343, FEMA caseworker accountability Act.
S. 1143, No TikTok on Government Phones Act.
HR 1917, Hazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act.
6:02 p.m. Senator Portman spoke about Ukraine.
5:54 p.m. Senator Brown spoke on the child tax credit.
5:54 p.m. By a vote 51-45, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Francisco O. Mora to be Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the OAS with the rank of Ambassador.
Republicans voting in favor: Senators Collins, Murkowski, and Paul.
Not voting: Senators Burr, Cruz, Hickenlooper, and Sanders.
5:00 p.m. The Senate began a vote on confirmation of the nomination of Francisco O. Mora to be Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the Organization of American States, with the rank of Ambassador.
4:53 p.m. Senator Kaine spoke on the NDAA.
4:36 p.m. Senator Shaheen spoke in support of the nomination of PN 1578 Geeta Rao Gupta to be Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues and Senator Kaine asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and confirm the Gupta nomination. Senator Lankford objected. Senator Kaine modified his request to ask unanimous consent for the Senate to discharge the nomination from committee and vote on confirmation at a time TBD. Senator Lankford objected and entered into a colloquy with Senator Shaheen on the subject.
4:35 p.m. Senators Kaine spoke on the important relationship of the US with Mexico and spoke in support of the nomination of PN1578 Geeta Rao Gupta to be Ambassador at Large for Global Women’s Issues.
4:12 p.m. Senator Hoeven paid tribute to Senator Shelby.
4:07 p.m. Senator Blunt paid tribute to Senator Shelby.
3:57 p.m. Senator Tuberville paid tribute to Senator Shelby.
3:49 p.m. Senator Leahy paid tribute to Senator Shelby.
3:29 p.m. Senator Shelby delivered his farewell address.
3:09 p.m. Senator Casey spoke on the 10th anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.
2:58 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on passing the NDAA.
2:52 p.m. Senator Tillis paid tribute to Senator Burr.
2:46 p.m. Senator Portman paid tribute to Senator Burr.
2:42 p.m. Senator Blunt paid tribute to Senator Burr.
2:34 p.m. Senator Collins paid tribute to Senator Burr.
2:22 p.m. Senator Warner paid tribute to Senator Burr.
2:15 p.m. Senator Thune paid tribute to Senator Burr.
1:47 p.m. Senator Burr delivered his farewell address.
1:28 p.m. Senator Booker spoke on discrimination because of natural hair. Senator Booker asked unanimous consent to call up and pass H.R. 2116, CROWN Act. Senator Paul objected.
1:26 p.m. The Senate confirmed by voice vote, Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federative Republic of Brazil.
1:23 p.m. By a vote of 49-49, the Senate did not agree to S. J. Res. 60, Charter Schools CRA.
Not voting: Senators Cruz and Hickenlooper.
12:01 p.m. The Senate is now voting on passage of S. J. Res. 60, a Scott (South Carolina) joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval regarding charter schools.
11:58 a.m. Senator Murray spoke against the CRA regarding public charter schools. Senator Scott (SC) responded.
11:57 a.m. Senator Scott (SC) spoke on his CRA regarding public charter schools.
11:36 a.m. Senator Wyden spoke on the PRESS Act and asked unanimous consent that the Senate pass H.R. 4230 (the PRESS Act). Senator Cotton objected and spoke on the PRESS Act.
11:18 a.m. Senator Durbin spoke on the 10 year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting and gun violence.
11:11 a.m. Senator Cardin spoke on elections.
10:31 a.m. Senators Blumenthal and Murphy spoke on the 10 year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.
10:20 a.m. RL McConnell spoke on government funding and school choice.
10:12 a.m. ML Schumer spoke on government funding.
10:00 a.m. The Senate convened.
The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m. and following any leader remarks will proceed to consideration of S.J.Res.60, a Scott (South Carolina) joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval regarding charter schools.
12:00 noon: One vote on passage of S J Res 60.
5:00 p.m.: One vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1053 Francisco Mora to be representative of the US to the Organization of American States.