Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, January 31, 2013

  • Convenes: 9:30am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.325, the debt limit legislation.
  • The time until 12:15pm will be equally divided and controlled to run concurrently on the items below and on the bill.
  • At 12:15pm, there will be one roll call vote in relation to the Portman amendment (dollar for dollar cuts – the text of S.43). Following the vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for caucus meetings.
  • At 2:15pm, there will be as many as 5 additional roll call votes:
    • Portman amendment (government shutdown prevention – the text of S.29)
    • Toomey amendment (full faith and credit)
    • Paul amendment (F-16s to Egypt)
    • Vitter motion to commit (spending cuts)
    • Passage of H.R.325, as amended, if amended.
  • Senator Reid announced his intention to move to table the amendments and the motion to commit. All amendments and the motion to commit will be subject to 60 affirmative votes for adoption should any items not be tabled.
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