7:06 p.m. The Senate adjourned.
7:03 p.m. Senator Kelly wrapped up for the evening. Passed by voice vote: HR 1057, HR 1842; S Res 623, calling on the State Department to designate Russia as a state sponsor of Terrorism. Passed by UC: S Res 725, regarding State of Ohio v Houston; S Res 726, regarding US v Herrera.
6:33 p.m. Senators Ossoff, Blunt and Warnock spoke on former Senator Isakson and passed S 4539 naming a Veterans Affairs building in Atlanta after Senator Isakson.
6:22 p.m. Senator Tester spoke supporting the PACT Act.
6:19 p.m. Senator Toomey spoke on the PACT Act and his vote against cloture.
6:04 p.m. Senator Reed spoke on Defense Department nominees Storch, Johnson, and Rumbaugh and asked unanimous consent to bring up the nominations. Senator Hawley objected.
6:04 p.m. By a vote of 55-42, the Senate did not invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 3373, the legislative vehicle for the PACT Act. Senator Schumer changed his vote to no and entered a motion to reconsider the failed cloture vote.
-Republicans voting YEA – Boozman, Capito, Collins, Graham, Grassley, Hoeven, Moran, and Rubio
-Senator Schumer Voted No
-Not Voting – Leahy, Manchin, and Murkowski
4:47 p.m. The Senate began a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S.3373, the legislative vehicle for the PACT Act.
4:43 p.m. Senator Tester spoke on the PACT act.
4:34 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke on spending.
4:16 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on the contraception debate and CHIPS legislation.
4:10 p.m. Senator Klobuchar spoke in support of the Right to Contraception Act.
4:06 p.m Senator Hickenlooper spoke in support of the Right to Contraception Act.
3:59 p.m. Senator Murray spoke in support of the Right to Contraception Act.
3:42 p.m. Senator Markey spoke in support of the Right to Contraception Act and asked unanimous consent that the Senate pass S. 4612 (Right to Contraception Act). Senator Ernst objected. Senator Ernst asked unanimous consent that the Senate pass S. 4638 and Senator Markey objected.
3:36 p.m. Senator Hirono spoke in support of the Right to Contraception Act.
3:27 p.m. Senator Blumenthal spoke in support of the Right to Contraception Act.
3:01 p.m. Senator Cruz spoke about oil and the Biden Administration. He then asked for Unanimous Consent for the Senate to move to immediate consideration of S. 4515. Senator Murphy made a request for Senator Cruz to modify his request. Senator Cruz objected to the modification. Senator Murphy objected to the original request.
2:12 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke on gun violence, on women’s health and on CHIPS funding.
1:54 p.m. Senators Ernst and Blunt spoke on on inflation.
1:50 p.m. Senator Hyde-Smith spoke on Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs.
1:30 p.m. Senator Stabenow spoke on inflation.
1:16 p.m. Senator Peters spoke on the need for qualified leadership at the Department of Homeland Security. Senator Peters asked unanimous consent to call up the nomination of Dimitri Kusnezov, to be Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security. Senator Cramer objected.
1:12 p.m. Senator Kelly spoke supporting the CHIPS and Science legislation.
1:11 p.m. By a vote of 64-33, the Senate concurred in the House amendment, to the Senate amendment, to H.R. 4346, the legislative vehicle for the CHIPS-Plus Act, with a further amendment (#5135).
Republicans voting in favor: Senators Blunt, Burr, Capito Cassidy, Collins, Cornyn, Daines, Graham, Hagerty, McConnell, Moran, Portman, Romney, Sasse, Tillis, Wicker and Young
Independent voting against: Senator Sanders
Not voting: Leahy, Manchin and Murkowski.
12:32 p.m. The Senate is now voting on the motion to concur in the House Message to accompany H.R.4346, the legislative vehicle for CHIPS-Plus Act with an amendment #5135 (Final passage)
12:29 p.m. ML Schumer spoke supporting the CHIPS and Science bill.
12:28 p.m. The Senate agreed to 64-33: motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to the Sanders Budget Point of Order in relation to H.R.4346, the legislative vehicle for the CHIPS-Plus Act. The point of order fails.
Not voting: Senators Leahy, Manchin and Murkowski.
11:39 a.m. The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to a Sanders’ point-of-order (CHIPS+ legislation).
11:25 a.m. Senator Cantwell spoke in support of the CHIPS legislation.
11:17 a.m. Senator Wicker spoke in support of the CHIPS legislation.
11:01 a.m. Senator Sanders spoke about the CHIPS legislation and asked unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to and agree to amendment #5145 to the CHIPS-Plus legislation. Senator Cantwell objected to the request and Senator Sanders raised a budget point of order. Senator Cantwell made a motion to waive the Budget Act.
10:53 a.m. Senator Young spoke about the CHIPS and Science Bill.
10:45 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about the southern border.
10:32 a.m. RL McConnells spoke about the economy and the southern border.
10:10 a.m. ML Schumer spoke about the CHIPS and science bill.
10:00 a.m. The Senate convened.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. the Senate will vote on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to a Sanders point of order (if raised) and on the motion to concur with an amendment (passage of CHIPS+).
At approximately 4:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur.