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Day July 11, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, July 11, 2008

S.1046, Senior Professional Performance Act (with Voinovich Substitute) H.R.4289, VA Out Patient Clinic H.Con.Res.236, Republic of San Marino (with amendment to the preamble) S.Res.610, DEA 35th anniversary S.Res.576, DTV Transition Awareness Month (with amendment to the resolution and an amendment to the preamble)

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00174

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.2731; A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2009 through 2013 to provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (65-3, 32 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00173

On the Motion: Motion to Disagree to the Amdts. of the House, Adding a New Title and Inserting a New Section, to the Amdt. of the Senate to H.R.3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (63-5, 32 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00174

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider S.2731; A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2009 through 2013 to provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (65-3, 32 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00173

On the Motion: Motion to Disagree to the Amdts. of the House, Adding a New Title and Inserting a New Section, to the Amdt. of the Senate to H.R.3221; A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (63-5, 32 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, July 11, 2008

Resume consideration of House Message to accompany H.R.3221, Housing Reform. Two stacked votes to begin at approximately 5:20pm in relation to the following: -On the motion to disagree to the amendments of the House with respect to H.R.3221, the Housing Reform bill; and Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2731, Global…

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Medicare Advantage Reforms in H.R. 6331: Setting the Record Straight

Earlier this week, Senator Kennedy returned to the Senate to cast the decisive vote in favor of H.R.6331, theMedicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, legislation to prevent the pending 10.6 percent cut in payments to physicians who care for the 44 million American seniors in the Medicare program and the estimated 8.9 million beneficiaries…

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Medicare Advantage Reforms in H.R. 6331: Setting the Record Straight

Earlier this week, Senator Kennedy returned to the Senate to cast the decisive vote in favor of H.R.6331, theMedicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, legislation to prevent the pending 10.6 percent cut in payments to physicians who care for the 44 million American seniors in the Medicare program and the estimated 8.9 million beneficiaries…

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Reid Statement On Global Aids Bill Agreement

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate reached an agreement to move forward on PEPFAR, the Global AIDS bill: “The Senate today reached an agreement to move forward on the PEPFAR bill, demonstrating our commitment to helping nations fight the terrible scourge of HIV/AIDS, a pandemic that…

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Medicare Advantage Reforms in H.R. 6331: Setting the Record Straight

Earlier this week, Senator Kennedy returned to the Senate to cast the decisive vote in favor of H.R.6331, theMedicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, legislation to prevent the pending 10.6 percent cut in payments to physicians who care for the 44 million American seniors in the Medicare program and the estimated 8.9 million beneficiaries…

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