At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will hold a vote to waive the point of order. If the vote succeeds, the Senate will vote on passage of the bill, which combines more than a dozen federal land use provisions that generally have the support of both parties.
The vote will be on an substitute amendment to the bill from Sen. Jon TesterJon TesterDems hunt for a win in Montana special election Tester raises M for reelection The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Mont.).
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsC-SPAN to air Trump travel ban arguments live Trump faults DNC in Russian email hacks Sessions: Dems will pass anything ‘as long as it doesn’t work’ MORE (R-Ala.) said earlier this month that if the Senate approves the bill with no changes, it will have a "blue slip" problem in the House. Republicans in the House have already declined to consider some Senate bills that contain revenue provisions, citing the Constitution, which requires that all revenue measures must originate in the House.
The House is out, and returns Tuesday afternoon for work on a handful of suspension bills.