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Month September 2009

Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Morning Business until 1:30pm. 1:30pm resume consideration of H.R.3326, Defense Appropriations. The following amendments are pending: McCain #2558 (C-17 aircraft) 4:30pm turn to Executive Session and debate nomination of Jeffrey Viken to be United States District Judge for the District of South Dakota. 5:30pm vote on confirmation of the nomination.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, September 25, 2009

Adopted S.Res.288, National Mesothelioma Awareness Day Passed S.1717, VA facility leases Passed H.R.3614, SBA programs extension Confirmed Cal #435-457, military promotions, including Cal . #449, Admiral Michael Mullen

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H.R. 3326, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010

Summary H.R.3326, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010, would provide $636.3 billion in new discretionary spending authority for the Department of Defense (DoD), including $128.2 billion in funding for overseas contingency operations.  The total is $3.9 billion below the President’s budget request, equal to the House, and $4.4 billion above the Fiscal Year 2009…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, September 25, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.3326, Defense Appropriations. There will be no roll call votes on Friday. At 3:30pm, Paul Kirk will be sworn in as senator from the state of Massachusetts.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, September 24, 2009

Passed S.1707, Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 Passed H.R.3607, 3-month extension of FAA authority Passed S.1599, Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009 Passed S.832, Federal charter to the Military Officers association of America Passed H.R.2913, H.R.1687, H.R.2053, H.R.2498 Courthouse naming bills Passed H.R.2121, GSA disposal of property Adopted S.Res.286, expressing condolences for…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00298

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.2996, As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (77-21, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00297

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2483: Motion to Table Coburn S.Amdt.2483; To help preserve America’s national parks and other public land treasures by reducing maintenance backlogs that threaten the health and safety of visitors.Result: Agreed to (79-19, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00296

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table Ensign Motion to Recommit H.R.2996 to the Committee on Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (64-34, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00298

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.2996, As Amended; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (77-21, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00295

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 2549: Motion to Table Vitter S.Amdt.2549; To ensure that the Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change (commonly known as the “White House Climate Change Czar”) is not directing actions of departments and agencies funded by this Act.Result: Agreed to (57-41, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details:…

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