Senate Democrats

Agreement to complete action on the Farm bill and on cloture vote/adoption vote on the motion to proceed to Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote in relation to the pending Leahy amendment #998 (to establish a pilot program for gigabit Internet projects in rural areas), on passage of the Farm bill, to set the cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.744, Comprehensive Immigration Reform, and on adoption of the motion to proceed. The vote schedule is as follows:

 

5:30pm Monday, June 10:

-          Leahy amendment #998 (voice vote expected)

-          Passage of S.954, the Farm bill

 

Tuesday, June 11:

-          2:15pm Cloture on motion to proceed to S.744, Comprehensive Immigration Reform

-          4:00pm Adoption of the motion to proceed to S.744, Comprehensive Immigration Reform

 

Agreement to complete action on the Farm bill and Comprehensive Immigration Reform:

 

Following any Leader remarks on Friday, June 7th, the Senate resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #80, S.744; that the time until 1:30pm be divided as follows:  Senator Sessions, or designee, controlling three hours and the Majority Leader, or designee, controlling the remaining time; further.

 

Following any Leader remarks on Monday, June 10th, the Senate resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.744; that the time until 5pm be divided as follows:  Senator Sessions, or designee, controlling two hours, and Senator Leahy, or designee, controlling the remaining time.

 

At 5pm, the Senate resume consideration of S.954, the Farm bill with the time until 5:30pm equally divided between the two Leaders, or their designees; that at 5:30pm, all post-cloture time be considered expired and the Senate proceed to vote in relation to the Leahy amendment, with no amendments in order to the amendment prior to the vote; and upon disposition of the Leahy amendment, the Senate proceed to vote on passage of S.954, as amended.

 

Upon disposition of S.954, the Senate resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.744, with Senator Sessions, or designee, controlling one hour of debate on Monday evening.

 

Following any Leader remarks on Tuesday, June 11th, the Senate resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.744, with the time until 12:30pm equally divided between the proponents and opponents; further, with Senator Sessions, or designee, controlling up to one hour of that time.

 

At 2:15pm, on Tuesday, June 11th, the Senate proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.744. Finally, if cloture is invoked on the motion to proceed, the time until 4pm, be equally divided between the proponents and opponents; and at 4pm, the Senate proceed to vote on the adoption of the motion to proceed to S.744.

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