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Day April 18, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, April 18, 2007

S.Res.156, a resolution recognizing the achievements of the Rutgers Women’s Basketball team S.Res.157, a resolution extending the best wishes of the Senate to Governor Jon Corzine for a speedy recovery S.Res.158, a resolution designating April 20, 2007 as “National and Global Youth Service Day” S.Res.159, a resolution commending the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting on…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00134

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 891: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.891; To express the sense of the Senate that Congress should offset the cost of new spending.Result: Agreed to (59-38, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00134

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 891: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.891; To express the sense of the Senate that Congress should offset the cost of new spending.Result: Agreed to (59-38, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00133

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.378; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect judges, prosecutors, witnesses, victims, and their family members, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (93-3, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00132

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.3; A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fair prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.Result: Rejected (55-42, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00133

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.378; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect judges, prosecutors, witnesses, victims, and their family members, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (93-3, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00132

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S.3; A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fair prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.Result: Rejected (55-42, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Drug Bill Would Be First Step To Improving Medicare Drug Program For Beneficiaries

Washington, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada today issued this statement on the Medicare Fair Prescription Drug Price Act: “Democrats are working to allow prescription-drug price negotiations in Medicare so that it works as well as it can for seniors, people with disabilities, and taxpayers in Nevada and across America. In blocking this bill…

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S. 378, the Court Security Improvement Act of 2007

Summary and Background On January 24, 2007, Senator Leahy introduced, S.378, the Court Security Improvement Act of 2007,and the bill was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.  On March 29, the bill, as amended, was favorably reported out the committee with a written report and placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar.  The recent violence against…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Motion to Proceed to S.3, the Prescription Drug bill Motion to Proceed to S.378, the Court Security bill

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