Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, June 15, 2011

  • Convenes: 10:00am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 6:30pm with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first 30 minutes and the Majority controlling the next 30 minutes.
  • We continue to work through amendments to S.782, the Economic Development Act.  Senators will be notified when votes are scheduled.
  • There are currently 18 amendments pending to S.782, the Economic Development Act:
    • DeMint amendment #394 (to repeal Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act)
    • Paul amendment #414 (to increase debt limit by $2.406 trillion)
    • Cardin amendment #407 (prohibition on interest charges for on-time principal payments)
    • Merkley amendment #428 (mortgage servicing)
    • Kohl amendment #389 (NOPEC)
    • Hutchison amendment #423 (delay implementation of health care reform until pending lawsuits are resolved)
    • Portman amendment ##417 (inclusion of application to independent regulatory agencies)
    • Portman amendment #418 (Unfunded Mandates Reform Act)
    • McCain amendment #411 (prohibit Federal funds to construct ethanol blender pumps/storage facilities)
    • McCain amendment #412(repeal of Davis-Bacon wage requirements)
    • Merkley amendment #440 (Energy Efficient Loan Program)
    • Brown (MA) amendment #405 (repeal imposition of withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities)
    • Inhofe amendment #430 (reduce the amounts appropriated for EDA)
    • Inhofe amendment #438 (regulatory assessment)
    • Merkley amendment #427 (technical correction to the HUBZone designation process)
    • McCain 2nd degree amendment #441 (to prohibit federal funds to construct ethanol blender pumps or ethanol storage facilities) to Coburn amendment #436, as modified (to repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit)
    • Feinstein amendment #476 (to repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit)
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