Today’s Agenda

Today, Senator Lee will meet with representatives of C.R. England Trucking, the Building Owners and Managers Association, and the Epic Brewing Company. He will also testify at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee at 9:30 AM EST (7:30 MST), host an open Jell-O bar in his office at 3:30 PM EST, appear on Fox Business Network’s Freedom Watch at 8:00 PM EST (6:00 MST), and speak at 9:00 PM EST to a group of students participating in the National Prayer Breakfast.


From the Senator’s Desk


From the Whip

The Senate will convene at 9:30am and will be in morning business for 1 hour. 

Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S. 2038, the STOCK act.

Roll Call Votes are expected. 

Pending to the Reid substitute amendment #1470:

-Lieberman #1482 (technical)

-Brown #1478 (change reporting requirement to 10 days)

-Brown #1481 (short selling)

-Toomey #1472 (eliminate earmarks)

-Thune #1477 (small business access to capital)

-McCain #1471 (no bonuses for Fannie/Freddie)

-Leahy/Cornyn #1483 (public corruption bill)

-Coburn #1473 (prevent duplicative / overlapping government programs)

-Coburn #1474 (bills posted online 72 hours prior to vote)

-Coburn #1476 (substitute; member certification)

-Paul #1484 (certification requirement)

-Paul #1485 (apply reporting requirements to federal employees and judicial officers)

-Paul #1487 (limitation on Executive Branch employees)  

-DeMint #1488 (sense of Senate re: term limits)

-Paul #1490 (members forfeit retirement benefits if lobbyist)


Tuesday’s Session: 

Roll Call Votes:

There were No Votes


UC Items:

S.Res. 359: Retirement of Alan Frumin

S.Res 286: Hereditary Angiodema Awareness

S.Res. 361: U. of Alabama Football

S.Res. 362: Teen Dating Violence Awareness

S.Res. 363: Pittsburg State Gorillas

S.Res. 364: Catholic Schools Week

S.Res. 360: Stalking Awareness


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Looking Ahead

Tomorrow, Senator Lee will join in the National Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 AM EST. He will also appear on Fox Business Network’s Willis Report at 5:00 PM EST (3:30 MST), and then attend the National Prayer Breakfast’s Family Dinner at 5:45 PM EST.