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Day June 9, 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00179

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4304: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Cardin S.Amdt.4304; To provide for the extension of dependent coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.Result: Rejected (57-42, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]


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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message with respect to H.R.4213, Tax Extenders. Roll call votes in relation to amendments to the Tax Extenders legislation are expected to occur throughout the day.