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Day July 11, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, July 11, 2006

S.Res.301, a resolution commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the National Audubon Society S.1509, Captive Primate Safety Act S.2041, Ed Fountain Park S.2430, Great Lakes Fish & Wildlife Resources H.Con.Res.427, authorizing the use of the Rotunda on July 19, 2006 for a ceremony commemorating the Department of Veterans Affairs S.2918, Free Newspaper Access for Blind and…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00193

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4563: Clinton Amdt No. 4563; To establish the Federal Emergency Management Agency as an independent agency, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (32-66, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00192

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4560: Collins S.Amdt.4560; To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the United States Emergency Management Authority.Result: Agreed to (87-11, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00193

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4563: Clinton Amdt No. 4563; To establish the Federal Emergency Management Agency as an independent agency, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (32-66, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00192

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4560: Collins S.Amdt.4560; To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the United States Emergency Management Authority.Result: Agreed to (87-11, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00191

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4548: Vitter S.Amdt.4548, As Modified; To prohibit the United States Customs and Border Protection from preventing an individual not in the business of importing a prescription drug from importing an FDA-approved prescription drug.Result: Agreed to (68-32, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00191

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4548: Vitter S.Amdt.4548, As Modified; To prohibit the United States Customs and Border Protection from preventing an individual not in the business of importing a prescription drug from importing an FDA-approved prescription drug.Result: Agreed to (68-32, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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DEMOCRATS DEMAND REAL SECURITY AT PORTS AND BORDERS

Washington, DC–Five years after 9/11, Bush Republican incompetence has allowed America’s borders and ports to remain dangerously unsecured, and a modern “Do Nothing Congress” seems unable to tackle these critically important issues. Today, Democratic Senators Charles Schumer, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Ken Salazar, and Bob Menendez joined to demand the Republican Congress finally take action to…

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The G-8 Summit: A Time to Change Course

Tomorrow, President Bush will depart for Europe on a trip which will culminate in his participation in the Group of Eight (G-8) Summit.  From July 15-17, leaders from the U.S., United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Russia, France, Italy, Germany and the European Union will gather in St. Petersburg, Russia to discuss a broad range of security…

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The G-8 Summit: A Time to Change Course

Tomorrow, President Bush will depart for Europe on a trip which will culminate in his participation in the Group of Eight (G-8) Summit.  From July 15-17, leaders from the U.S., United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Russia, France, Italy, Germany and the European Union will gather in St. Petersburg, Russia to discuss a broad range of security…

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