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Month May 2013

Senate Floor Pro Forma Schedule

The Senate will meet on the following days at the following times for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted, unless the Senate receives a message that the House has adopted S.Con.Res.17, the adjournment resolution: –          Friday, May 24th at 12:30pm –          Tuesday, May 28th at 12:00pm and –          Friday, May 31st at 12:00pm

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, May 23, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Sanders amendment #965 (GMO food labels) to S.954, the Farm bill; Not Agreed to: 27-71 (60 affirmative-vote threshold) 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #95, the nomination of Srikanth Srinivasan, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit; Confirmed: 97-0 3)      Feinstein amendment #923 (crop insurance…

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AGreement to vote re: MOran #987 and Coons-Johanns #1079 @ 5:30pm on Monday, June 3

At 5:30pm on Monday, June 3, the Senate will proceed to a series of 2 roll call votes in relation to the following amendments to S.954, the Farm bill:   –          Moran #987 (alfalfa); and –          Coons-Johanns #1079 (food aid). No amendments to either amendment are in order prior to the votes. There will be…

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Cochran objects to calling up Merkley amendment #978 (Plant Protection ACt)

Senator Merkley asked unanimous consent to call up amendment #978 (Plant Protection Act) and Senator Cochran objected.

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Roll Call Vote on the Durbin-Coburn amendment

3:41pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Durbin-Coburn amendment #953 (premium subsidy) Agreed to: 59-33

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Roll Call Vote on Hagan #1031 (crop insurance fraud)

3:14pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Hagan amendment #1031 (crop insurance fraud) Agreed to: 94-0

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Up to 2 roll call votes at 3:15pm–Hagan #1031 and Durbin-Coburn #953

At 3:15pm, the Senate will proceed to a series of 2 roll call votes in relation to the following amendments: –          Hagan #1031 (crop insurance fraud) –          Durbin-Coburn #953 (premium subsidy) No amendments are in order prior to the vote. There will be 2 minutes for debate equally divided. Upon disposition of the amendments Senator…

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Roll Call Vote on Feinstein-McCain amendment #923 (crop insurance-tobacco)

2:28pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Feinstein amendment #Feinstein-McCain amendment #923 (crop insurance-tobacco) (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed To: 44-52 The managers of the Farm bill would like to have additional votes this afternoon. Senator Reid said that if we are able to get consent to have the votes today, it would be…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Srinivasan

2:00pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #93, the nomination of Srikanth Srinivasan, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit; Confirmed: 97-0

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2 roll call votes at 2pm–Srinivasan and Feinstein-McCain #923 (tobacco crop insurance)

The time until 1pm is equally divided on the Feinstein-McCain amendment #923 (crop insurance-tobacco). Following the 2pm vote on the Srinivasan nomination, the Senate will proceed to vote in relation to the Feinstein amendment. The Feinstein-McCain amendment is subject to a 60-vote threshold. There will be 2 minutes for debate prior to the vote.  …

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