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 TesterRed-state Dems face tough votes on Trump picks Montana Republican warns of Senate challenge to Tester Vulnerable Dems ready to work with Trump MORE (D-Mont.).
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsTrump’s White House is a step backward in racial progress The people have spoken: Legalizing cannabis is good Republican policy GOP rep: Trump has 'extra-constitutional' view of presidency 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.