Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, February 2, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES

1)      Paul amendment #1484 (non-trading certification); Not Agreed To: 37-61

2)      Paul amendment #1487 (prohibits executive staff rule-making)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 48-51

3)      Lieberman amendment #1511 (extends STOCK Act to senior level executive branch employees); Agreed To: 81-18

4)      Shelby amendment #1491, as modified (extends STOCK Act to senior level executive branch employees); Agreed To: 58-41

5)      Toomey-McCaskill amendment #1472 (earmark prohibition)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 40-59

6)      Inhofe amendment #1500 (earmark prohibition)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 26-73

7)      Coburn amendment #1473 (duplicative/overlapping programs)(2/3rds threshold); Not Agreed To: 60-39

8)      DeMint amendment #1488 (SoS Constitutional amendment re: term limits)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 24-75

9)      Grassley amendment #1493 (political intelligence disclosure)(60 vote-threshold); Agreed To: 60-39

10)  Brown (OH) amendment #1481, as modified (divestiture)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 26-73

11)  Passage of S.2038, STOCK Act, as amended; Passed: 96-3

 

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Adopted S.Res.367, designating January 2012 as “National Mentoring Month”.

Began the Rule 14 process of S.2064, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate certain energy tax subsidies and lower the corporate income tax rate (DeMint).

 

No EXECUTIVE ITEMS

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