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Day June 4, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 4, 2013

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Con.Res.18, a concurrent resolution providing for the use of the catafalque situated in Exhibition Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center in connection with memorial services to be conducted in the United States Senate Chamber for the Honorable Frank R. Lautenberg, a late Senator from the State of…


3 cloture motions filed: S.954, the Farm bill; mtp to S.953, mtp to S.1003, student loan bills

During Tuesday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the following items in the following order: –          S.954, the Farm bill. –          Motion to proceed to S.1003, A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reset interest rates for new student loans (Coburn) and –          Motion to proceed to S.953, the Student…


Objections to additional pending amendments to S.954, the Farm bill

This afternoon, there were multiple requests for additional amendments to be called up to S.954, the Farm bill.  None of the amendments received the consent necessary.  The details of each request are below.   Senator McCain asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending amendment so that his amendment #956 (catfish) could be made pending.…


Objections to Budget Conference

This afternoon prior to the recess for the weekly caucus meetings, Senator Murray asked unanimous consent the Senate proceed to the consideration of Calendar #33, H.Con.Res.25; the amendment at the desk, which is the text of S.Con.Res.8, the budget resolution passed by the Senate, be inserted in lieu thereof; and that H.Con.Res.25, as amended, be…


Senate Floor Schedule for June 4, 2013

The Senate will convene at 10:00am on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.954, the Farm bill.…