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Month September 2008

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, September 29, 2008

Morning Business until 12:00noon, with the time equally divided (10 minute limitations) 12:00noon proceed to House Message to accompany H.R.2095, Federal Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2007. 12:30pm cloture vote on the Motion to Concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.2095. The Senate will recess from 1:30 until 2:30pm to allow…

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Reid Statement On Proposal To Stabilize Economy, Protect Middle Class

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008: “Eight years of greed on Wall Street and a disdain for oversight and accountability in the White House have brought on the deepest financial crisis in generations.   Every American has a right to be angry about…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Saturday, September 27, 2008

H.R.5159, Office of the CVC, with Feinstein amendment; H.R.6098, Personnel Reimbursement; H.R.5872, Boy Scouts; H.R.3229, National Infantry Museum Coin; S.3641, National Crime Victim Law Institute; S.3569, Federal Courts; House Message to S.3001 DoD Authorization, concurred in the House Amendment; House message to S.3023 Vets Benefits, concur in House Amendment; House message to S.2162 Vets Mental…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00208

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R.2638; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (78-12, 9 members not voting, 1 members voting live pair, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00208

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R.2638; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (78-12, 9 members not voting, 1 members voting live pair, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00207

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.2638; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (83-12, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00207

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.2638; A bill making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (83-12, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Saturday, September 27, 2008

There will be no more votes today. We will be in session on Monday. We may have to have a vote on Defense Authorization or Amtrak bill on Monday between 11:30 and 12:30pm. . Before the Senate adjourns for the year, it has to act on Defense Authorization, Amtrak, US-India nuclear bill, Lands package, and…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, September 26, 2008

H.R.5571, International Medical Graduates; S.3606, Religious Workers; S.3605, Volunteer Groups; S.3325, International Property, with Leahy substitute amendment; S.2304, Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and Improvement Act; Confirms executive nominations: calendar #s 771, 772, 773, 774, 775, 779, 780, 781, 782, 783. S.2382, FEMA Accountability Act, with Pryor amendment to the Commtitee reported…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00206

On the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Proceed to Consider S.3604; A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for economic recovery for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (52-42, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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