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Day May 7, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Concur in House Amendment to accompany S.2829, Higher Education extension (to May 31, 2008) Adopt H.Con.Res.308, Use of Capitol grounds for the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service S.Res.554, resolution expressing the Sense of the Senate on humanitarian assistance to Burma after Cyclone Nargis S.Con.Res.81, National Women’s Health Week S.Con.Res.72, International Year of Sanitation

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00120

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4705: Landrieu S.Amdt.4705 As Further Modified; To require the Comptroller General to conduct a study regarding mandatory purchasing requirements.Result: Rejected (30-62, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00119

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4723: Vitter S.Amdt.4723; To allow for a reasonable 5-year phase-in period for adjusted premiums.Result: Rejected (23-69, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00118

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4722: Vitter S.Amdt.4722; To increase maximum coverage limits.Result: Rejected (27-66, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00120

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4705: Landrieu S.Amdt.4705 As Further Modified; To require the Comptroller General to conduct a study regarding mandatory purchasing requirements.Result: Rejected (30-62, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00117

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4719: Wicker S.Amdt.4719; To provide for the optional purchase of insurance against loss resulting from physical damage to or loss of real property or personal property related thereto located in the United States arising from any flood or windstorm.Result: Rejected (19-74, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00119

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4723: Vitter S.Amdt.4723; To allow for a reasonable 5-year phase-in period for adjusted premiums.Result: Rejected (23-69, 8 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00118

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4722: Vitter S.Amdt.4722; To increase maximum coverage limits.Result: Rejected (27-66, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00117

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4719: Wicker S.Amdt.4719; To provide for the optional purchase of insurance against loss resulting from physical damage to or loss of real property or personal property related thereto located in the United States arising from any flood or windstorm.Result: Rejected (19-74, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Energy And Economic Experts Support Consumer-First Energy Act Of 2008

Washington, DC—Energy and economic experts today announced their support of Senate Democrats’ Consumer-First Energy Act of 2008, a bill that addresses the root causes of high gas prices.  As oil and gas prices continue to break record highs, Democrats are committed to putting consumers first and ensuring for the long-term energy security of our nation.…

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