On Thursday the Senate will vote on an amendment from Sen. John BarrassoJohn BarrassoGoonies, Pokemon and ‘transsexual shake’ speak to raucous scene at convention GOP passes rules vote over outcry from Trump opponents Overnight Healthcare: Feds defend ObamaCare's affordability MORE (R-Wyo.) that would withhold federal funds for states that disclose gun owners’ information and an amendment from Sens. Tom HarkinTom HarkinGrassley challenger no stranger to defying odds Clinton ally stands between Sanders and chairmanship dream Do candidates care about our health or just how much it costs? MORE (D-Iowa) and Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderGOP senators to donors: Stick with us regardless of Trump Overnight Healthcare: Mysterious new Zika case | Mental health bill in doubt | Teletraining to fight opioids Hopes dim for mental health deal MORE (R-Tenn.) that would expand federal mental health programs, including in education, suicide prevention and trauma centers.
On Wednesday the Senate rejected several amendments, including those expanding background checks to gun purchases at gun shows and online and banning assault weapons and high capacity magazine clips. All amendments have been held to a 60-vote threshold.