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Day January 29, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00027

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 85: DeMint S.Amdt.85; To provide an above-the-line Federal income tax deduction for health care costs of certain children in an amount comparable to the average federal share of the benefit provided to any non-citizen child for medical assistance or child health assistance.Result: Rejected (40-58, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00026

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 80: Hatch S.Amdt.80; To codify regulations specifying that an unborn child is eligible for child health assistance.Result: Rejected (39-59, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00025

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 74: Motion to Table Bunning S.Amdt.74 as Modified; To eliminate any exceptions to the prohibition on States receiving an enhanced Federal matching rate for providing coverage to children whose family income exceeds 300 percent of the poverty line.Result: Agreed to (54-44, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00024

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 47: Coburn S.Amdt.47; To ensure that children do not lose their private insurance and that uninsured children can get access to private insurance.Result: Rejected (36-62, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00026

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 80: Hatch S.Amdt.80; To codify regulations specifying that an unborn child is eligible for child health assistance.Result: Rejected (39-59, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00025

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 74: Motion to Table Bunning S.Amdt.74 as Modified; To eliminate any exceptions to the prohibition on States receiving an enhanced Federal matching rate for providing coverage to children whose family income exceeds 300 percent of the poverty line.Result: Agreed to (54-44, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00024

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 47: Coburn S.Amdt.47; To ensure that children do not lose their private insurance and that uninsured children can get access to private insurance.Result: Rejected (36-62, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Senado Cumple con Promesa de Mejorar las Vidas de Niños Estadounidenses sin Seguro Médico

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de que el Senado aprobarara el H.R.2, Reautorización del Programa de Seguro Médico para Niños del 2009, asegurando que los niños puedan visitar al doctor y obtener los medicamentos que necesiten cuando estén enfermos: “En un vecindario de clase trabajadora…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, January 29, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.2, Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009. The following amendments are pending to H.R.2, as amended by Baucus substitute amendment which is text of S.275: Coburn #49 (Improper Payments) Coburn #50 (Improper Payments) DeMint #85 (Tax Deduction) Coburn #86 (Private Insurance)

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