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Day January 28, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, January 28, 2009

H.Con.Res.6, House Adjournment Resolution S.Res.25, National Data Privacy Day The Senate confirmed the following Executive nominations: James Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State; Jacob Lew, Deputy Secretary of State-Management and Resources; Robert Nabors, Deputy Director of OMB; Christina Romer, Member Council of Economic Advisors; Cal #6,7&8, military promotions; Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence; All nominations…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00023

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 77: Murkowski S.Amdt.77; To provide for the development of best practice recommendations and to ensure coverage of low income children.Result: Rejected (47-51, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00022

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 46: Kyl S.Amdt.46; To reinstate the crowd out policy agreed to in section 116 of H.R.3963 (CHIPRA II), as agreed to and passed by the House and Senate.Result: Rejected (42-56, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00023

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 77: Murkowski S.Amdt.77; To provide for the development of best practice recommendations and to ensure coverage of low income children.Result: Rejected (47-51, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00022

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 46: Kyl S.Amdt.46; To reinstate the crowd out policy agreed to in section 116 of H.R.3963 (CHIPRA II), as agreed to and passed by the House and Senate.Result: Rejected (42-56, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00021

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 75: Roberts S.Amdt.75; To prohibit CHIP coverage for higher income children and to prohibit any payments to a State from its CHIP allotments for any fiscal year quarter in which the State Medicaid income eligibility level for children is greater than the income eligibility level for children under CHIP.Result: Rejected (36-60,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00020

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 67: Motion to Table Cornyn S.Amdt.67; To ensure redistributed funds go towards coverage of low-income children or outreach and enrollment of low-income children, rather than to States that will use the funds to cover children from higher income families.Result: Agreed to (64-33, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00021

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 75: Roberts S.Amdt.75; To prohibit CHIP coverage for higher income children and to prohibit any payments to a State from its CHIP allotments for any fiscal year quarter in which the State Medicaid income eligibility level for children is greater than the income eligibility level for children under CHIP.Result: Rejected (36-60,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00020

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 67: Motion to Table Cornyn S.Amdt.67; To ensure redistributed funds go towards coverage of low-income children or outreach and enrollment of low-income children, rather than to States that will use the funds to cover children from higher income families.Result: Agreed to (64-33, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00019

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 65: Martinez S.Amdt.65; To restore the prohibition on funding of nongovernmental organizations that promote abortion as a method of birth control (the “Mexico City Policy”).Result: Rejected (37-60, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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