Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, June 6, 2013

  • The Senate will not be in session on Wednesday, June 5th in order to allow Senators to attend the funeral services of Senator Lautenberg.
  • The Senate stands in adjournment under the provisions of S.Res.161, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey.  The Senate will convene at 9:00am on Thursday, June 6, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.954, the Farm bill.
  • During Tuesday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on S.954, the Farm bill. As a result, the filing deadline for first degree amendments to the bill is 1:00pm on Wednesday, June 5th (notwithstanding the Senate not being in session).  The filing deadline for second degree amendments is 9:45am on Thursday, June 6th.
  • Also during Tuesday’s session, cloture was filed on the following items:
    • 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 Loan Affordability Act (Reed).
  • At 10:00am, there will be 3 roll call votes on the following in the following order:
    • Motion to invoke cloture on S.954, the Farm bill,
    • Motion to invoke cloture on the 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 invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.953, the Student Loan Affordability Act (Reed).
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