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Day March 13, 2008

Senate Roll Call Vote #00071

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4335: Ensign S.Amdt.4335; To increase funding for the Department of Justice for the vigorous enforcement of a prohibition against taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions consistent with the Child Custody Protection Act, which passed the Senate by a bipartisan vote…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 13, 2008

H.Con.Res.316, Adjournment Resolution S.Con.Res.71, Use of the Rotunda S.Res.485, Howard Metzenbaum S.Res.486, X-Prize Foundation S.Res.487, National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day S.Res.488, National Safe Place Week S.Res.489, Public Radio Recognition Month

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00070

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4368: Boxer S.Amdt.4368 as Modified; To increase funding for the Department of Justice for the vigorous enforcement of laws protecting children.Result: Agreed to (90-5, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00069

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4309: Motion to Table Vitter S.Amdt.4309; To create a reserve fund to ensure that Federal assistance does not go to sanctuary cities that ignore the immigration laws of the United States and create safe havens for illegal aliens and potential terrorists.Result: Agreed to (58-40, 2 members not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00068

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4197: Kohl S.Amdt.4197; To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for a 3-year extension of the pilot program for national and State background checks on direct patient access employees of long-term care facilities or providers.Result: Agreed to (89-7, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00067

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4284: Brownback S.Amdt.4284; To provide funds for a Commission on Budgetary Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies.Result: Agreed to (49-48, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00066

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4232: Allard S.Amdt.4232; To pay down the Federal debt and eliminate government waste by reducing spending 5 percent on programs rated (as mandated under the Government Performance and Results Act (Public Law 103-62)) ineffective by the Office of Management and Budget Program Assessment Rating Tool.Result: Rejected (29-68, 3 members not voting,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00068

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4197: Kohl S.Amdt.4197; To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for a 3-year extension of the pilot program for national and State background checks on direct patient access employees of long-term care facilities or providers.Result: Agreed to (89-7, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00065

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4328: DeMint S.Amdt.4328; To provide for a deficit-neutral reserve fund for Social Security reform.Result: Rejected (41-57, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00067

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4284: Brownback S.Amdt.4284; To provide funds for a Commission on Budgetary Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies.Result: Agreed to (49-48, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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