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Day August 1, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, August 1, 2011

Passed S.1466 Faster FOIA Act of 2011 Passed H.R.2715, a bill to provide the Consumer Product Safety Commission with greater authority and discretion in enforcing the consumer product safety laws.  

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next roll call vote noon on Tuesday, August 2nd

The Senate has reached a unanimous consent agreement to conduct a roll call vote at 12:00pm on Tuesday, August 2nd on the Reid motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.365, the legislative vehicle for the debt limit increase with a 60-vote threshold.     The details of the agreement are below.  …

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objections to FAA

Senator Rockefeller asked unanimous consent the Senate pass H.R.2533 with a Rockefeller-Hutchison amendment, which is at the desk and is a clean extension of the Federal Aviation Administration.  Senator Hatch objected to Senator Rockefeller’s request. Senator Hatch then asked unanimous consent the Senate pass H.R.2533, as passed by the House, which includes policy riders and…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, August 1, 2011

Convenes: 10:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.627, the legislative vehicle for the debt limit increase. The Senate will recess from 11:00am until 12:30pm to accommodate a Democratic caucus meeting. At 12:30pm, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion…

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