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Day January 1, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, January 1, 2013

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee and Passed H.R.4365, to amend title 5, United States Code, to make clear that accounts in the Thrift Savings Fund are subject to certain Federal tax levies.   Adopted H.Con.Res.147, a concurrent resolution waiving the requirement that measures enrolled during…


Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Convenes: 2:00pm The Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only until 3:30pm with Senators permitted to speak there in for up to 10 minutes each.


Senate Floor Wrap Up for Legislative Day – December 31, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Passage of H.R.8, as amended with the Reid substitute amendment #3448; Passed: 89-8   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed H.R.6586, a bill to extend the application of certain space launch liability provisions through 2014 with a Nelson-Hutchison substitute amendment.   Discharged the Energy Committee and passed: H.R.6060, the Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension…


Next vote expected Thursday, January 3

Senator Reid does not expect any roll call votes until Thursday, January 3. We will reconvene later this afternoon (Tuesday) and we expect some action on the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill.


Roll Call Vote on passage of H.R.8, as amended (Fiscal Cliff)

1:40am The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.R.8, as amended (Fiscal Cliff) (60-vote threshold); Passed: 89-8


1:45am roll call vote on H.R.8, as amended (Fiscal Cliff)

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the fiscal cliff legislation. The Senate will now proceed to the consideration of H.R.8 and the substitute amendment, which is the fiscal cliff language, will be agreed to. There will now be up to 10 minutes for debate prior to a vote on H.R.8, as amended. No…