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Month July 2011

cloture filed on motion to concur in House message with Reid amendment #589

During Friday’s session of the Senate, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.627 with the Reid amendment #589. Unless an agreement is reached, Senators can expect a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur with the Reid amendment at…

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roll call vote on motion to table motion to concur in the House message

7:59pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Reid motion to table the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.627 (Boehner plan); Tabled: 59-41

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00120

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S.627; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.Result: Agreed to (59-41, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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motion to instruct

7:12pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to instruct the Sergeant at Arms to request the presence of absent Senators; agreed to: 76-23

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00119

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sergeant at Arms to Request Absent Senators; A bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit.Result: Agreed to (76-23, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00120

On the Motion to Table: Motion to Table the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S.627; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.Result: Agreed to (59-41, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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up to 3 roll call votes imminent

The Senate will begin a series of up to 3 roll call votes shortly in relation to the following: Reid motion to table the Reid motion to table the motion to commit S.1323 Reid motion to table the Reid amendment #589 (Boehner plan – text of House message to accompany S.627) Reid motion to table…

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roll call votes expected shortly

Roll call votes are expected to begin shortly.  Senators are encouraged to come to the floor as soon as possible.    When more information is available, another message will be sent.  

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00119

On the Motion: Motion to Instruct the Sergeant at Arms to Request Absent Senators; A bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit.Result: Agreed to (76-23, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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morning business until 6:45pm

Morning business has been extended until 6:45pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.  

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