Senate Democrats

March 2013
S M T W T F S
« Feb   Apr »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Day March 20, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, March 20, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Coburn amendment #69 (prohibits Urban Area Security Initiative Grants not improving homeland security); Not Agreed To: 48-51 (60 affirmative-vote threshold) 2)      Coburn amendment #93 (transfers appropriations from National Heritage Partnership Program to fund White House public tours, Maintenance at public parks/monuments); Not Agreed To: 45-54 (60 affirmative-vote threshold) 3)      Toomey amendment…

More

CR passed, Budget Resolution pending, calculators–OK!

The Senate passed H.R.933, as amended, Continuing Appropriations, by a roll call vote of 73-26.   At 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 20, the Senate began consideration of S.Con.Res.8, Budget Resolution, for debate only for the remainder of the day.   Any time spent in quorum calls during consideration of S.Con.Res.8 will be equally divided.  …

More

Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.933, as amended–last vote of the day

4:29pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.R.933, the Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, as amended This will be the last vote of the day.

More

Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R.933

4:04pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.R.933, the Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, as amended Invoked: 63-36

More

Roll Call Vote on the Mikulski-Shelby substitute amendment

3:42pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Mikulski-Shelby amendment #26, as modified (substitute) Agreed to: 70-29

More

Roll Call Vote on Toomey #115, as modified (biofuels)

3:21pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Toomey amendment #115, as modified (bio-fuels) (60-vote threshold) Not Agreed to: 40-59

More

Roll Call Vote on Coburn #93 (parks/White House tours)

2:49pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Coburn amendment #93 (transfer appropriations from National Heritage Partnership Program to fund White House tours, maintenance at public parks/monuments) (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 45-54

More

Roll Call Vote on Coburn amendment #69 (UASIG)

2:18pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Coburn amendment #69 (UASIG-homeland security) (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 48-51

More

Amendments to H.R.933, the Continuing Appropriations bill

The following amendments have been considered to H.R.933, : Cruz amendment #30 (defund Obamacare) Not Agreed to: 45-52 McCain amendment #33 (Guam) Not Tabled: 48-50; agreed to by voice vote Harkin amendment #53 (Labor HHS flexibility)(60 affirmative-vote threshold) Not Agreed to: 54-45 Coburn amendment #66 (temporary freeze on non-essential federal employees) (60 affirmative-vote threshold) Not…

More

Agreement on H.R.933, Continuing Appropriations–series of votes at 2:15pm

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of up to 12 votes, but we expect to conduct 7 roll call votes, at 2:15pm today. Those votes would be in relation to the items listed below.   -          Coburn #69 (prohibits Urban Area Security Initiative Grants not improving homeland security); -          Coburn…

More