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Day May 6, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, May 06, 2008

H.R.5493, House staff salary regulations (with a Reid-McConnell technical amendment relating to Senate pay periods) S.Res.552, a resolution recognizing the 150th anniversary of the state of Minnesota. S.Res.553, a resolution congratulating Charles County, Maryland on the occasion of its 350th anniversary.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00116

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.2284; An original bill to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, to restore the financial solvency of the flood insurance fund, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (90-1, 9 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00115

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4627: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Rockefeller S.Amdt.4627 (Subst.) to H.R.2881; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (49-42, 9 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00116

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.2284; An original bill to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, to restore the financial solvency of the flood insurance fund, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (90-1, 9 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00115

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4627: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Rockefeller S.Amdt.4627 (Subst.) to H.R.2881; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (49-42, 9 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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S. 2284, the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007

Summary and Background Congress established the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in 1968 after finding that floods have “created personal hardships and economic distress which have required unforeseen disaster relief measures and have placed an increasing burden on the Nation’s resources.” Congress wanted to create “a reasonable method of sharing the risk of flood losses…

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S. 2284, the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007

Summary and Background Congress established the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in 1968 after finding that floods have “created personal hardships and economic distress which have required unforeseen disaster relief measures and have placed an increasing burden on the Nation’s resources.” Congress wanted to create “a reasonable method of sharing the risk of flood losses…

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S. 2284, the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007

Summary and Background Congress established the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in 1968 after finding that floods have “created personal hardships and economic distress which have required unforeseen disaster relief measures and have placed an increasing burden on the Nation’s resources.” Congress wanted to create “a reasonable method of sharing the risk of flood losses…

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S. 2284, the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007

Summary and Background Congress established the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in 1968 after finding that floods have “created personal hardships and economic distress which have required unforeseen disaster relief measures and have placed an increasing burden on the Nation’s resources.” Congress wanted to create “a reasonable method of sharing the risk of flood losses…

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S. 2284, the Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007

Summary and Background Congress established the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in 1968 after finding that floods have “created personal hardships and economic distress which have required unforeseen disaster relief measures and have placed an increasing burden on the Nation’s resources.” Congress wanted to create “a reasonable method of sharing the risk of flood losses…

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