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Day May 6, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, May 6, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Enzi-Durbin amendment #741 (perfecting amendment) to S.743, the Marketplace Fairness Act; Agreed to: 70-24 2)      Passage of S.743, as amended; Passed: 69-27   No additional LEGISLATIVE ITEMS   No EXECUTIVE ITEMS


Republicans object to going to conference on Budget resolution

Prior to the vote on passage of Marketplace Fairness Act, Senator Reid asked consent to go to conference on the Budget resolution. Senator Cruz objected. Request to go to conference on H.Con.Res.25 – Budget Resolution – FY2014   Leader:            I ask unanimous consent the Senate proceed to the consideration of Calendar #33, H.Con.Res.25; that all…


Roll Call Vote on passage of S.743, as amended (Marketplace Fairness Act)

6:12pm The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.743, Marketplace Fairness Act; Passed: 69-27


Roll Call Vote on Enzi-Durbin amendment #741

5:31pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Enzi-Durbin amendment #741 (perfecting substitute) to S.743, Marketplace Fairness Act; Agreed To: 70-24


Cloture withdrawn on motion to proceed to S.601, WRDA; Up to 2 votes at 5:30pm

The cloture motion on the motion to proceed to S.601, Water Resources Development Act, was withdrawn. At 2:15pm tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7, the motion to proceed to S.601 will be agreed to, and the Senate will begin consideration of the bill.   We may be able to consider the Enzi-Durbin amendment #741 (perfecting substitute) to…


Senate Schedule for Monday, May 6, 2013

The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, May 6, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 5:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:30pm, the Senate will resume consideration of S.743, the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013, post-cloture. The filing deadline…