Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, May 8, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES

1)      Coburn amendment #805 (Army Corps land/guns) to S.601, the Water Resources Development Act; Not Agreed to: 56-43 (60-vote threshold)

2)      Whitehouse amendment #803 (oceans); Agreed to: 68-31 (60-vote threshold)

3)      Brown amendment #813, as modified (Asian carp); Agreed to: 95-0

 

LEGISLATIVE ITEMS

Passed S.622, an original bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize user fee programs relating to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs.

Adopted H.Con.Res.32, authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition.

Discharged the HELP committee and adopted S.Res.126, recognizing the teachers of the United States for their contributions to the development and progress of our country.

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.888, the End User Exemptions from provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act. (Johanns)

 

No EXECUTIVE ITEMS

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