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Day February 4, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, February 4, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to proceed to S.47, the Violence  Against Women Act; Adopted: 85-8   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed S.227, a bill to authorize the transfer of certain funds to improve security at United States embassies and other diplomatic facilities worldwide, and for other purposes. Began the Rule 14 process of S.209, the Federal…

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Roll Call Vote on the motion to proceed to S.47, VAWA

5:32pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.47, the Violence Against Women Act; Agreed to: 85-8

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Reid Floor Remarks On The Reauthorization Of The Violence Against Women Act

“Despite the overwhelming evidence that [the Violence Against Women Act] saves lives and protects women, House Republicans used every procedural trick in the book to block its reauthorization last Congress.” “Allowing partisan delays to put women’s lives at risk is simply shameful.” “Full reauthorization of the law is necessary to ensure authorities have all the…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, February 4, 2013

Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.47, the Violence Against Women Act with the time until 5:30pm…

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