Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 12 noon, the Chaplain offered a prayer, and the President pro tempore led the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the UnitedStates of America.
The JournalPursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of yesterday,the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition of the two leaders being reserved.
Transaction of Morning BusinessPursuant to the order of yesterday,the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Wednesday, August 15)
S. 717 (Sen. Sullivan)
To promote pro bono legal services as a critical way in which to empower survivors of domestic violence.
-- Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate bill by Unanimous Consent.
Executive Business (Wednesday, August 15)
A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 21. Record Vote Number: 182
-- By unanimous consent agreement, debate 8/15/2018.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at6:34 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.