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Day September 13, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Confirmed: Executive Calendar #128, Mara Rudman to be Assistant Administrator of the US Agency for International Development Adopted S.Res.262, designating the week beginning on September 12, 2011, and ending on September 16, 2011, as “National Health Information Technology Week” to recognize the value of health information technology in improving health quality. Adopted S.Res.263, designating the…

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roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to HJRes66

4:16pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66, the expected legislative vehicle for additional FEMA funds in addition to the underlying Burma Sanctions language.  (Monday evening, cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed and a motion to reconsider the vote was…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00132

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Upon Reconsideration Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.J.Res.66; A joint resolution approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00132

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Upon Reconsideration Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to Consider H.J.Res.66; A joint resolution approving the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003.Result: Agreed to (61-38, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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roll call vote at approx 4:15pm

At approximately 4:15pm today, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66, the expected legislative vehicle for additional FEMA funds in addition to the underlying Burma Sanctions language.  (Monday evening, cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed and a motion…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the…

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