Senate Democrats

SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:00am on Friday, March 22, 2013.  Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will resume consideration of S.Con.Res.8, the budget resolution

The time until 11:00am will be equally divided and controlled between Senators Murray and Sessions or their designees.
At 11:00am, there will be 6 roll call votes in relation to the following:

–          Mikulski amendment #431 (equal pay)

–          Ayotte amendment #158 (prohibits budget with revenue increase while unemployment is above 5.5%)

–          Cruz amendment #202 (reserve fund to repeal PPACA and Education reconciliation)

–          Murray amendment #439 (side by side to Crapo PPACA)

–          Crapo amendment #222 (reserve fund re: repeal tax increase under PPACA for low and middle income Americans)

–          Shaheen amendment #438 (women’s health)

There will be 2 minutes of debate between each vote and all votes after the first vote will be 10 minutes in duration.

Following the series of votes above, there will be up to 2 additional hours of debate between Senators Murray and Sessions or their designees.  Upon the use of that time (at approximately 3:00pm or so), all time on the budget resolution will be expired and the Senate will proceed to the infamous vote-a-rama.

The next amendments in order will be a Majority amendment to be followed by a Republican alternative amendment to the Shaheen amendment #438.

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