Two bills and three resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1487-1488, and S. Res. 218-220.
Pages S6295-96Measures Reported:
Reported on Wednesday, September 4, during the adjournment: S. 572, to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the conditions under which certain persons may be treated as adjudicated mentally incompetent for certain purposes. (S. Rept. No. 113-86) S. 893, to provide for an increase, effective December 1, 2013, in the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans. (S. Rept. No. 113-87) Report to accompany S. 954, to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2018. (S. Rept. No. 113-88)
Page S6295Measures Passed:
Authorize Legal Counsel: Senate agreed to S. Res. 220, to authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in the case of Wade v. Miller, et al.
Page S6299Measures Considered:
Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons--Agreement:
Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S.J. Res. 21, to authorize the limited and specified use of the United States Armed Forces against Syria.
Pages S6273-84A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of the joint resolution at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, and the time until 12 p.m., be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or their designees, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to ten minutes each.
Page S6299Nominations Confirmed:
Senate confirmed the following nominations: By 73 yeas to 24 nays (Vote No. EX. 201), Valerie E. Caproni, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Pages S6284-87, S6300Vernon S. Broderick, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Pages S6287, S6300Messages from the House:
Pages S6291-92Measures Referred:
Page S6292Executive Communications:
Pages S6292-92Additional Cosponsors:
Page S6296Additional Statements:
Page S6291Amendments Submitted:
Page S6299Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
Page S6299Record Votes:
One record vote was taken today. (Total--201)
Senate convened at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 6:59 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S6300.)
After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 11 a.m.), Senate will continue consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S.J. Res. 21, Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons. House: (Senate will recess from 12 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.)
Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record