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Day March 13, 2013

2pm vote in relation to Cruz amendment (defund ACA)

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a vote in relation to the Cruz amendment #26 (defund ACA) at 2pm.   The time until 2pm is equally divided and controlled between Senator Mikulski and Cruz, or their designees. At 2pm the Senate will proceed to vote in relation to the Cruz amendment. No…


Cruz amendment pending (ACA funding)

Senator Cruz called up amendment #30, which prohibits funds for the Affordable Care Act. The managers are talking about an appropriate time to vote in relation to the amendment, could be around the noon hour. Senators will be notified when a vote time is set or expected.


Consideration of H.R.933, Continuing Resolution

The Senate adopted the motion to proceed H.R.933, Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013.   Senator Reid then called up Mikulski-Shelby amendment #26, as modified (substitute). The substitute is the text of The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013, which includes separate divisions for the…


Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate resume the motion to proceed to Calendar #21, H.R.933, the continuing appropriations bill. During Tuesday’s session, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to H.R.933, the continuing appropriations bill.  If no agreement is reached, the cloture…