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Day April 27, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, April 27, 2009

H.R.1626, a bill to make technical amendments to laws containing time periods affecting judicial proceedings

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00170

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Committee Substitute to S.386; An Act to improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, securities and commodities fraud, financial institution fraud, and other frauds related to Federal assistance and relief programs, for the recovery of funds lost to these frauds, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (84-4,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00170

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Committee Substitute to S.386; An Act to improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, securities and commodities fraud, financial institution fraud, and other frauds related to Federal assistance and relief programs, for the recovery of funds lost to these frauds, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (84-4,…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, April 27, 2009

Morning Business until 4:20pm, with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Following Morning Business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.386, Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act, with the time until 5:20pm equally divided and controlled. There will be no further roll call votes during today’s session of the Senate.

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Reid, In Letter To McConnell, Calls For Bipartisan Effort On Health Care Reform

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a letter today to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, called on Republicans to join Democrats for an open and honest debate about how to lower health care costs, expand access and improve the quality of care.  In Reid’s letter to McConnell, he urges the Republican Leader to join him…

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Reid: Fraud Bill Will Protect Struggling Homeowners At A Time When They Need It Most

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “Every day brings more bad news for American homeowners.  In Las Vegas alone, one in every 22 families received a foreclosure notice between January and…

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