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Month May 2012

Cloture filed on MTP to S.3220, Paycheck Fairness

Senator Reid moved to proceed to S.3220, a bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes., and filed cloture on the motion. The cloture vote on the motion to proceed…

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No more votes today

There will be no further roll call votes during Thursday’s session of the Senate.

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Senate passes H.R.5740, Flood Insurance Extension

By unanimous consent, the Senate passed H.R.5740, Flood Insurance extension, as amended by Johnson (SD) substitute.   The Johnson (SD) substitute amendment is a 60-day extension and includes language regarding second homes.

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.2343

4:02pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.2343, the Stop Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act; Not Passed: 51-43-1(present)

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Roll Call Vote on Alexander amendment #2153 (Student Loans)

3:46pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Alexander amendment #2153 (student loans) to S.2343, the Stop Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act; Not Agreed to: 34-62-1 (present)

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Reid Statement On Nomination Of Dr. Allison Macfarlane To Chair The Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today: “I am confident that like her predecessor, Dr. Allison Macfarlane will make preserving the safety and security of American citizens her top priority as Chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Dr. Macfarlane’s education and experience, in particular her service on the Blue…

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Roll Call Vote on passage of S.3187, the FDA bill

3:15pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.3187, the FDA bill; Passed: 96-1

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Roll Call Vote on Harkin motion to table Durbin amendment #2127

2:57pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Harkin motion to table Durbin amendment #2127 (dietary supplements); Tabled: 77-20

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Roll Call Vote on Sanders amendment #2109

2:39pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Sanders amendment #2109 (criminal fraud/exclusivity); Not Agreed To: 9-88

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Roll Call Vote on McCain amendment #2107

2:19pm The Senate began a roll call vote on McCain amendment #2107 (Reimportation); Not Agreed To: 43-54

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