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Day June 21, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 21, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Boxer amendment #2456 (aerial inspections)(60-vote threshold) to S.3240, the Farm bill; Not Agreed To: 47-48 2)      Johanns amendment #2372 (aerial inspections)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 56-43 3)      Toomey amendment #2247 (water notifications)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 58-41 4)      Sanders amendment #2310 (genetically engineered food)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 26-73 5)      Coburn…

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Agreement to proceed to S.1940, Flood Insurance

By unanimous consent, on Monday, June 25, at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the Republican Leader, but no later than 5:30pm, the motion to proceed to S.1940 will be agreed to.

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Agreement on Rosenbaum nomination (Southern District of Florida)

At 11:30am on Tuesday, June 26, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Executive Calendar #652, the nomination of Robin Rosenbaum, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida.  There will be 30 minutes for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination. Senators should expect…

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Cloture filed on FDA for 5:30pm Monday cloture vote

Today Senator Reid moved to concur in the House amendment to S.3187, the FDA Safety and Innovation Act, and filed cloture on the motion to concur.   At 5:30pm on Monday, June 25, the Senate will proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to…

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Roll Call Vote on Motion to Invoke on the Motion to Proceed to S.1940

2:08pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1940, the Flood Insurance bill; Invoked: 96-2

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.3240, as amended

1:50pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.3240, the Farm bill, as amended; Passed: 64-35

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House Message with respect to S.3187, the FDA Safety and Innovation Act, agreement

By consent, the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.1940, Flood Insurance, will occur upon disposition of the Farm bill. Further, it is in order for the Majority Leader to lay before the body the House Message with respect to S.3187, the FDA Safety and Innovation Act.   1:25pm The Senate began a…

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Roll Call Vote on the Rubio amendment #2166

1:25pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Rubio amendment #2166 (RAISE Act)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 45-54

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Amendments to S.3240, the Farm bill

The following amendments have been considered to S.3240, the Farm bill: Reid 2nd degree amendment #2393 to amendment #2392 (the text of the Shaheen amendment #2160 – sugar); tabled: 50-46 Reid amendment #2392 (the text of the Paul amendment #2182 SNAP); tabled: 65-33 Stabenow-Roberts amendment #2389 (managers’ amendment); agreed to UC Reid 2nd degree amendment…

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Roll Call Vote on the Coburn amendment #2214

12:58pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Coburn amendment #2214 (convention funding)(60-vote thresold); Agreed to: 95-4

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