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Day July 14, 2011

Senate now in morning business

The Senate is now in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

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Johnson-Kirk amendment pending to H.R.2055

The Johnson-Kirk amendment #556 (Arlington Cemetery report) is pending to H.R.2055, the Mil Con Approps bill.  

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No further roll call votes this week

There will be no further roll call vote this week.  The next roll call vote is expected on Monday, July 18, 2011.

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McCain amendment pending to H.R.2055

The McCain amendment #553 (to eliminate $10M for the Energy Conservation Investment Program) is now pending to H.R.2055, the MilCon Appropriations bill.

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Reid: El Congreso Debe Prestar Atención A Las Adevertencias Que Indican Que El Incumplimiento Del Pago Puede Causar Una Crisis Financiera Mundial

Inversionistas, banqueros, economistas, líderes empresariales y agencias de calificación crediticia están de acuerdo que el incumplimiento de dudas debe ser evitado Washington, D.C. –  El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid, hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado sobre los esfuerzos demócratas para reducir el déficit y evitar una crisis…

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roll call vote on the motion to waive

At 4:02pm the Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to waive the budget act with respect to H.R.2055, the Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs and related agencies Appropriations bill.  Waived: 56-40.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00111

On the Motion: Motion to Waive Section 303 of the Congressional Budget Act on H.R.2055, any amendments thereto and motions thereon; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (56-40, 4 members not voting,…

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roll call vote on motion to invoke cloture on motion to waive

3:37pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to H.R.2055, the MilCon Appropriations bill.  Invoked: 71-26.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00110

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Waive Section 303 of the Congressional Budget Act on H.R.2055; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (71-26, 3 members not…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00111

On the Motion: Motion to Waive Section 303 of the Congressional Budget Act on H.R.2055, any amendments thereto and motions thereon; A bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (56-40, 4 members not voting,…

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