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Saturday Sessions of the Senate (1968-Present)


DateVotesTopic of DebateTime InTime Out
2020_1024Oct 24, 20200Barrett nomination12:00 p.m. 5:02 p.m.
2020_0321Mar 21, 20200Coronavirus stimulus package12:00 p.m. 3:41 p.m.
2020_0125Jan 25, 20200Impeachment trial10:00 a.m. 12:01 p.m.
2019_0119Jan 19, 20190Furloughed agencies11:00 a.m. 12:24 p.m.
2018_1222Dec 22, 20180Continuing resolution12:00 p.m.3:17 p.m.
2018_1006Oct 6, 20181- SatKavanaugh nomination (Continued session of 10/5/18)9:30 a.m.
(Oct.5)
4:43 p.m.
(Oct.6)
2018_0120Jan 20, 20180Continuing resolution; furloughed agencies12:00 p.m.7:35 p.m.
2015_0523May 23, 20152USA FREEDOM ACT, FISA extension12:01 a.m.2:00 a.m.
2014_1213Dec 13, 201428Nominations; Continuing resolution; Omnibus approps12:00 p.m.11:42 p.m.
2012_1012Oct 12, 20131Debt Limit bill11:00 a.m.2:58 p.m.
2013_1005Oct 5, 20130Continuing resolution; furloughed agencies12:00 p.m.5:03 p.m.
2011_1217Dec 17, 20114Omnibus approps; Disaster relief; Payroll tax cut;
Unemployment compensation
9:00 a.m.3:33 p.m.
2011_0730Jul 30, 20111Debt limit1:00 p.m.10:14 p.m.
2010_1218Dec 18, 20105"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal; New START Treaty9:00 a.m.5:19 p.m.
2010_1204Dec 4, 20102Tax Cut Extension bill8:15 a.m.12:18 p.m.
2009_1219Dec 19, 20093Health care reform; Defense appropriations6:45 a.m.5:34 p.m.
2009_1212Dec 12, 20091Omnibus spending bill9:00 a.m.4:17 p.m.
2009_1205Dec 5, 20092Health care reform10:00a.m.6:29 p.m.
2009_1121Nov 21, 20091Health care reform9:45 a.m.9:00 p.m.
2009_0207Feb 7, 20090Economic stimulus12:00 p.m.10:53 p.m.
2008_1129Nov 29, 20080Pro forma session2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
2008_0927Sep 27, 20082Consolidated appropriations9:30 a.m.5:28 p.m.
2008_0726Jul 26, 20082Housing reform bill; cloture vote on LIHEAP9:00 a.m.2:01 p.m.
2007_0217Feb 17, 20072Sense of Congress on Iraq12:00 p.m.3:27 p.m.
2005_1217Dec 17, 20050Continuing resolution4:00 p.m.7:55 p.m.
2005_0319Mar 19, 20050For the relief of the parents of Terri Schiavo6:16 p.m.6:22 p.m.
2004_1120Nov 20, 20041Consolidated appropriations11:00 a.m.
(Nov.20)
12:31 a.m.
(Nov.21)
2004_1009Oct 9, 20044Intelligence committee reform; JOBS bill10:00 a.m.8:43 p.m.
2003_1122Nov 22, 20030Medicare prescription drugs10:00 a.m.9:33 p.m.
2001_0526May 26, 20011Budget reconciliation10:00 a.m.12:54 p.m.
2001_0120Jan 20, 20010Cabinet nominations3:00 p.m.3:13 p.m.
2001_0106Jan 6, 20010Count electoral ballots12:45 p.m.2:50 p.m.
2000_1028Oct 28, 20001Continuing resolution9:31 a.m.11:34 a.m.
1999_0206Feb 6, 19990Impeachment10:05 a.m.5:09 p.m.
1999_0123Jan 23, 19990Impeachment10:05 a.m.3:55 p.m.
1999_0116Jan 16, 19990Continuing resolution10:00 a.m.2:53 p.m.
1998_1010Oct 10, 19980VA/HUD approps.12:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
1997_1108Nov 8, 19971Appropriations12:00 p.m.7:31 p.m.
1996_0928Sep 28, 19960Military pay increase10:00 a.m.7:08 p.m.
1995_1230Dec 30, 19950Furloughed agencies10:00 a.m.6:26 p.m.
1995_1223Dec 23, 19950Pro forma session11:03 a.m.11:05 a.m.
1995_1216Dec 16, 19950Labor/HHS approps.; furloughed agencies11:00 a.m.2:27 p.m.
1995_1118Nov 18, 19950Continuing resolution9:15 a.m.6:53 p.m.
1995_0805Aug 5, 19953Treasury/Postal Service approps8:30 a.m.5:46 p.m.
1994_1008Oct 8, 19942California desert protection; nominations9:00 a.m.5:11 p.m.
1994_0813Aug 13, 19940Health care9:30 a.m.5:07 p.m.
1993_1120Nov 20, 19935NAFTA; Brady bill; unemployment compensation10:15 a.m.10:04 p.m.
1993_0403Apr 3, 19931Emergency supplemental approps.9:15 a.m.2:25 p.m.
1992_1103Oct 3, 19920Defense authorization; Labor/HHS conf. reports12:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.
1992_0926Sep 26, 19923Tax bill8:30 a.m.5:39 p.m.
1991_1123Nov 23, 19911Defense approps. conf. report9:00 a.m.7:15 p.m.
1991_0112Jan 12, 19912Authorization of use of force against Iraq8:00 a.m.4:40 p.m.
1990_1027Oct 27, 19903Clean air; affordable housing9:00 a.m.
(Oct 27)
2:17 a.m.
(Oct 28*)
1990_1006Oct 6, 19900Override veto of continuing resolution2:00 p.m.7:41 p.m.
1990_0804Aug 4, 19905Defense authorization; transportation approps.9:00 a.m.6:20 p.m.
1989_1007Oct 7, 19892Interior approps; budget reconciliation10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
1987_1219Dec 19, 19874Defense authorization9:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
1987_0926Sep 26, 19870Omnibus Trade Act of 1987; homeless relief10:00 a.m.1:31 p.m.
1987_0627Jun 27, 19874Miscellaneous issues9:00 a.m.3:25 p.m.
1986_1018Oct 18, 19860Immigration11:00 a.m.9:13 p.m.
1986_0927Sep 27, 19865Tax Reform Act; Anti-Drug Abuse Act8:00 a.m.
(Sep 27)
2:21 a.m.
(Sep 28)
1986_0809Aug 9, 198610Defense authorization9:30 a.m.10:27 p.m.
1985_1123Nov 23, 19851Agricultural price supports12:30 p.m.7:24 p.m.
1985_1005Oct 5, 19850Balanced Budget Amendment; public debt limit10:00 a.m.5:14 p.m.
1985_0223Feb 23, 19854Highway funding; Meese nomination; farm credit9:30 a.m.5:15 p.m.
1984_0929Sep 29, 19843Continuing approps; surface transportation11:00 a.m.5:59 p.m.
1983_1112Nov 12, 19830Continuing approps12:00 p.m.12:40 p.m.
1983_1029Oct 29, 19833Public debt limit9:30 a.m.4:12 p.m.
1983_0716Jul 16, 19835Defense authorization10:00 a.m.5:18 p.m.
1982_1218Dec 18, 198211Continuing approps11:00 a.m.
(Dec. 18)
2:55 a.m.
(Dec. 19)
1981_1121Nov 21, 19810HUD & energy & water approps.12:00 p.m.10:28 p.m.
1981_0801Aug 1, 19810Economic Recovery Tax Act6:00 p.m.6:53 p.m.
1981_0718Jul 18, 19810Economic Recovery Tax Act11:00 a.m.2:05 p.m.
1980_1213Dec 13, 19804Cont. approps.; bankruptcy; tariff duties; tax laws10:00 a.m.10:44 p.m.
1980_0628Jun 28, 198010Supplemental approps.9:30 a.m.9:52 p.m.
1980_0621Jun 21, 19804Housing and community development9:00 a.m.2:42 p.m.
1979_1215Dec 15, 19795Oil windfall profits9:00 a.m.7:14 p.m.
1979_0929Sep 29, 19790International aviation12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
1979_0721Jul 21, 19796Export control9:00 a.m.5:48 p.m.
1978_1014Oct 14, 197817-Sat
7-Sun
Energy tax; continuing approps.9:00 a.m.
(Oct 14)
7:16 p.m.
(Oct 15)
1978_1007Oct 7, 19785Budget Act waiver; Revenue Act8:30 a.m.8:50 p.m.
1978_0930Sep 30, 19783State/Justice & Energy approps.; Ex-Im Bank9:00 a.m.3:09 p.m.
1978_0923Sep 23, 19784Anti-recession aid; budget; rail service7:45 a.m.1:34 p.m.
1977_1029Oct 29, 19775Energy Tax Act10:00 a.m.4:54 p.m.
1977_1001Oct 1, 197710Public debt limit; natural gas pricing policy9:00 a.m.3:36 p.m.
1977_0924Sep 24, 19776Natural gas pricing policy9:00 a.m.5:18 p.m.
1976_0626Jun 26, 19764Military construction, Interior, & HUD approps.9:00 a.m.2:10 p.m.
1975_0726Jul 26, 19755HUD & Treasury/Post Office approps.9:00 a.m.4:58 p.m.
1975_0719Jul 19, 19751Voting rights10:00 a.m.11:26 a.m.
1975_0222Feb 22, 19750Railroads10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
1974_1214Dec 14, 19744Gov. ops.; military retirement; D.C. salary 9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
1973_1222Dec 22, 19730Customs convention1:00 p.m.2:54 p.m.
1973_1201Dec 1, 19731Public debt limit10:00 a.m.11:58 a.m.
1973_1013Oct 13, 19730HUD approps.9:00 a.m.12:21 p.m.
1973_0922Sep 22, 19732Military procurement authorization9:00 a.m.2:04 p.m.
1973_0728Jul 28, 19737Transportation approps.; federal elections9:00 a.m.3:38 p.m.
1973_0714Jul 14, 19734Child abuse; Alaska pipeline10:00 a.m.1:52 p.m.
1973_0630Jun 30, 19735Cont. approps.; HUD approps.; public debt limit9:00 a.m.5:11 p.m.
1973_0120Jan 20, 19730Inauguration; morning business10:30 a.m.10:46 a.m.
1973_0106Jan 6, 19730Count electoral ballots; budget; economic rpt.12:00 p.m.2:01 p.m.
1972_1014Oct 14, 19724Taxes; continuing approps.8:30 a.m.
(Oct 14)
12:02 a.m.
(Oct 15)
1972_0930Sep 30, 19724Social security; defense approps.9:45 a.m.3:34 p.m.
1971_1211Dec 11, 19713Indian and Alaskan native policy; Suites v. U.S.9:00 a.m.11:31 a.m.
1971_1204Dec 4, 19710Social security10:00 a.m.1:21 p.m.
1971_1120Nov 20, 19715Revenue Act9:00 a.m.2:48 p.m.
1971_1113Nov 13, 197110Revenue Act9:00 a.m.4:46 p.m.
1971_0731Jul 31, 19712Public works approps.10:00 a.m.2:35 p.m.
1971_0724Jul 24, 19710Emergency loan guarantees11:00 a.m.12:27 p.m.
1970_1219Dec 19, 19702Transportation approps.9:00 a.m.6:21 p.m.
1970_0124Jan 24, 19700Controlled dangerous substances10:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
1969_1220Dec 20, 19695Economic opportunity; foreign aid11:00 a.m.7:23 p.m.
1969_1206Dec 6, 19696Tax reform9:00 a.m.6:08 p.m.
1968_0727Jul 27, 19680Poultry inspection; higher education10:00 a.m.2:19 p.m.
1968_0720Jul 20, 19680Agriculture programs; public works approps.10:00 a.m.3:18 p.m.
1968_0302Mar 2, 19687Civil rights12:00 p.m.1:22 p.m.