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Day March 15, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, March 15, 2006

S.Res.402, a resolution to designate the first day of April 2006 as “National Asbestos Awareness Day”

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00052

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3015: Santorum S.Amdt.3015; To provide an additional $550,000,000 for Amtrak for fiscal year 2007.Result: Rejected (39-59, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00051

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3086: Byrd S.Amdt.3086; To preserve a national intercity passenger rail system by providing adequate funding of $1.45 billion for Amtrak in Fiscal Year 2007 and to fully offset this additional funding by closing corporate tax loopholes.Result: Rejected (44-53, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00049

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3009: Nelson S.Amdt.3009; To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect medicare beneficiaries who enroll in the prescription drug benefit during 2006.Result: Rejected (49-49, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00050

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3004: Snowe S.Amdt.3004; To ensure that any savings associated with legislation that authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to use the collective purchasing power of 40,000,000 Medicare beneficiaries to negotiate the best possible prices for prescription drugs provided through part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00052

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3015: Santorum S.Amdt.3015; To provide an additional $550,000,000 for Amtrak for fiscal year 2007.Result: Rejected (39-59, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00047

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3054: Menendez S.Amdt.3054; To provide an additional $965 million to make our ports more secure by increasing port security grants, increasing inspections, improving existing programs, and increasing research and development, and to fully offset this additional funding by closing tax loopholes.Result: Rejected (43-53, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00048

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3073: Grassley S.Amdt.3073; To establish a reserve fund to allow for deficit-neutral legislation that would provide for an extension of the Medicare part D enrollment period.Result: Agreed to (76-22, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00051

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3086: Byrd S.Amdt.3086; To preserve a national intercity passenger rail system by providing adequate funding of $1.45 billion for Amtrak in Fiscal Year 2007 and to fully offset this additional funding by closing corporate tax loopholes.Result: Rejected (44-53, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00049

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3009: Nelson S.Amdt.3009; To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect medicare beneficiaries who enroll in the prescription drug benefit during 2006.Result: Rejected (49-49, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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