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Day March 6, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 06, 2008

S.Res.475:a resolution congratulating Iowa State University of Science and Technology on its 150 years of leadership and service to the United States and the world as IowaKs land grant university Nomination of Hector E. Morales, Ambassador to the Organization of American States

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00041

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.4040 As Amended ; A bill to establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children’s products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission.Result: Passed (79-13, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00041

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.4040 As Amended ; A bill to establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children’s products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission.Result: Passed (79-13, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00040

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4097: Motion To Table Vitter S.Amdt.4097; To allow the prevailing party in certain civil actions related to consumer product safety rules to recover attorney fees.Result: Agreed to (56-39, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00040

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4097: Motion To Table Vitter S.Amdt.4097; To allow the prevailing party in certain civil actions related to consumer product safety rules to recover attorney fees.Result: Agreed to (56-39, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Democrats Share National Urban League’s Commitment To Helping Our Communities Thrive, Earn and Prosper

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks today before a gathering of the National Urban League’s annual legislative conference: “Thank you, Mayor Morial, for your leadership.  Thank you to all of the state affiliates, not just for being here today, but for the work you do every day to make our cities,…

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Declaraciones de Reid sobre conjunto de medidas migratorias republicanas de aplicación de ley solamente

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid (D-NV) hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en reacción a los esfuerzos más recientes de los republicanos del Senado de impulsar una serie de proyectos de ley de inmigración que se enfocan estrictamente en la aplicación de la ley.   “Hoy, los senadores republicanos continuaron…

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Reid: Product Safety Bill A Victory For American Consumers

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate passed the Consumer Product Safety Commission bill, 79-13: “This is a victory for the American consumer and a strong statement that the Administration’s lax regulation standards on children’s safety are unacceptable.  It is also a strong statement that the Administration’s hands-off,…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, March 06, 2008

Morning business for up to one hour with the time equally divided. The Majority will control the first half and the Republicans will control the final half. (10 minute limitations) *Following morning business, resume consideration of S.2663, a bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am tomorrow, March 7.

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