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Day October 6, 2011

Senate Version of the American Jobs Act, Introduced by Senator Reid

Here’s the full text of the Senate version of the American Jobs Act that Senator Reid introduced last night. It has the same job-creating measures as the President’s original jobs bill, however, with a simple surtax starting in 2013 of 5.6 percent on income exceeding $1 million. The bill is entirely paid for.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00156

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.1619; A bill to provide for identification of misaligned currency, require action to correct the misalignment, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (62-38, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.1619

10:31am The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.1619, the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act; Invoked: 62-38

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00156

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on S.1619; A bill to provide for identification of misaligned currency, require action to correct the misalignment, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (62-38, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Cloture Vote at 10:30am Today

At approximately 10:30am today, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.1619, the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act.

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2nd Degree Filing Deadline 10:00am Today

The filing deadline for all 2nd degree amendments to S.1619, the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act is 10:00am today, Thursday, October 6, 2011.  If your Senator has a germane 2nd degree amendment and would like to preserve his or her right to offer, please send a signed copy of the amendment to the cloakroom…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, October 6, 2011

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1619, the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act with the time until 10:30am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. As a reminder to all Senators, cloture was filed on S.1619 during Tuesday’s session.  As a result, the filing…

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