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Day June 3, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, June 3, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Moran amendment #987 (alfalfa) to S.954, the Farm bill; Agreed to: 72-18   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed H.R.588, the Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgement Act of 2013 with a Wyden amendment.   No EXECUTIVE ITEMS


Coons amendment #1079 (Food Aid) agreed to by voice vote

The Coons amendment #1079 (increase authorization for food aid procurement projects) was agreed to by voice vote. There will be no further roll call votes today


Roll Call Vote on the Moran amendment #987

5:32pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the Moran amendment #987 (alfalfa) Agreed to: 72-18


Amendments to S.954, the Farm Bill

The following amendments are pending to S.954, the Farm bill: Leahy amendment #998 (gigabit Internet pilot program) The following amendments have been considered to S.954, the Farm bill: Cantwell amendment #919 (Indian tribes – land and soil conservation programs) Agreed to: 87-8 Sessions amendment #945, as modified (eligibility criteria for agriculture irrigation assistance) Agreed to…


Reid Statement On The Passing Of Senator Frank Lautenberg

Washington, D.C.— Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg passed away at age 89. “I am deeply saddened at the loss of my friend, Frank Lautenberg. I can think of no better example of an American success story than Frank’s life. The son of Russian and Polish immigrants,…


Up to 2 roll call votes at 5:30pm

At 5:30pm today, there will be up to 2 roll call votes in relation to the following amendments to the Farm bill (S.954):   –          Moran amendment #987 (alfalfa) and –          Coons-Johanns #1079 (food aid) (possible voice vote). 


2pm moment of silence for Senator Lautenberg

When the Senate convenes at 2:00pm, following the prayer and pledge, there will be a moment of silence for the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg.


Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, June 3, 2013

The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, June 3, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.954, the Farm bill. At 5:30pm, there…