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Day December 18, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, December 18, 2012

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.622, notifying the House of Representatives of the election of a President pro tempore. Adopted S.Res.623, notifying the President of the United States of the election of a President pro tempore. Adopted S.Con.Res.63, a concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of S.2367 the 21st Century Language Act…

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Objection to consideration of FISA bill

Senator Reid made the following unanimous consent request for consideration of S.3276, the FAA Sunsets Extension Act of 2012 .  Senator Chambliss objected to the request.   The text of the request and the unofficial transcript of their remarks are below.   At time to be determined by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the…

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McCain and Tester amendments pending

The McCain amendment #3355 (strike emergency funding for forest restoration program) and the Tester amendment #3350 (additional funds for wildland fire management) are now pending to H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the emergency supplemental appropriations bill.

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disaster relief for agriculture amendment pending to Supplemental

The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill. Senator Merkley called up the Merkley-Stabenow amendment #3367 (disaster relief for agriculture).

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.1, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill. The Senate will…

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