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Month October 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, October 20, 2011 and Friday, October 21, 2011

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed Cal. #206, S.1412- To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 462 Washington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts, as the “Officer John Maguire Post Office”. Passed Cal. #207, H.R.1843- To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 489 Army Drive in Barrigada, Guam, as the “John…

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Next Roll Call Vote on Monday, October 31st

The next roll call vote is expected to occur on Monday, October 31st in relation to a nomination.  The details of the amended consent agreement with respect to H.R.2112 is below.   Cloture having been invoked on the Inouye substitute amendment #738, the substitute amendment is agreed to and it is now considered original text…

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Inouye substitute amendment

1:19am The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Inouye substitute amendment #738 to H.R.2112; Invoked: 83-16

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00187

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 738: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Inouye S.Amdt.738; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (82-16, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on Ayotte amendment

1:04am The Senate began a roll call vote on the Ayotte amendment #753 (Article III courts) (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 47-52

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00186

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 753: Ayotte S.Amdt.753; To prohibit the use of funds for the prosecution of enemy combatants in Article III courts of the United States.Result: Rejected (47-52, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on the Coburn amendment #796

12:46am The Senate began a roll call vote on the Coburn amendment #796 (end lending schemes) (60-vote threshold); Agreed to: 72-27

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00185

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 796: Coburn S.Amdt.796; To end lending schemes that force taxpayers to repay the loans of delinquent developers and bailout failed or poorly planned local projects.Result: Agreed to (73-26, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Roll Call Vote on the Coburn amendment #792

12:30pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Coburn amendment #792 (end payments to slumlords) (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 59-40

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00184

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 792: Coburn S.Amdt.792, As Modified; To end payments to landlords who are endangering the lives of children and needy families.Result: Rejected (59-40, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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