Senate Democrats

3 roll call votes at approx 12pm Thursday; 4 roll call votes at approx 2pm

At approximately 12:00pm on Thursday, October 20th, the Senate will conduct up to 3 roll call votes in relation to the following:

  • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #78, the nomination of Heather A. Higginbottom, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
  • Vitter amendment #769, as modified (drug importation) (60-vote threshold);
  • Webb amendment #750 (Criminal Justice Commission) (60-vote threshold);

At approximately 2:00pm on Thursday, October 20th, the Senate will conduct up to 4 roll call votes in relation to the following:

  • Merkley amendment #879, to be modified with the changes at the desk (freight and rail products made in the US)
  • Brown amendment #874, to be modified with the changes at the desk (Fair Housing Initiatives Program) (60-vote threshold)
  • Moran amendment #815 (Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act)
  • Grassley amendment #860 (DOJ Federal Grants) (60-vote threshold)

In addition to the agreement above, the Senate also agreed to the following amendments by unanimous consent:

  • Sanders amendment #816 (energy efficiency programs for small businesses)
  • Coburn amendment #793 (Transparency in federally attended and funded conferences)
  • Coburn amendment #798, as modified with the changes at the desk (prohibit funds for purchase of new passenger motor vehicles)

Finally, the following first degree amendments filed by Senator Coburn are in order to be called up and made pending during Thursday’s session of the Senate:

  • #794 (government programs annual report)
  • #795 (collect more than $500M from deadbeat developers)
  • #797 (Federal buildings construction/purchase/lease/renovation)
  • #799 (Rural Energy for America Program)
  • #800 (Rural Development Agency)
  • #801 (Small Community Air Service Development Program)
  • #833 (end direct payment program)
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