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Day June 11, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 11, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act; Invoked: 82-15 2)      Motion to proceed to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act; Adopted: 84-15   No LEGISLATIVE ITEMS   No EXECUTIVE ITEMS

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Grassley calls up amendment #1195 (border security)

Senator Grassley called up amendment #1195 (prohibit the granting of registered provisional immigrant status until the Secretary has maintained effective control of the borders for 6 months).

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Coburn objects to vote on student loan bill

Senator Reed asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined the Senate proceed to vote on passage of S.953, the Student Loan Affordability Act. Senator Coburn objected.

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Leahy amendment pending to Immigration Reform bill

Senator Leahy called up amendment #1183 (to facilitate international participation in the performing arts).

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Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to S.744, Comprehensive Immigration Reform

4:00pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.744, Comprehensive Immigration Reform; Adopted: 84-15

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Next Vote: 4pm on adoption of motion to proceed to S.744, Immigration Reform

Cloture on the motion to proceed to S.744, the Immigration Reform bill, was invoked 82-15. Under the previous order, at 4pm today the Senate will proceed to vote on adoption of the motion to proceed.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on MTP to S.744, Immigration Reform

2:15pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.744, Comprehensive Immigration Reform; Invoked: 82-15

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Reid Remarks on Immigration Reform

“For 15 years, James Courtney fought for this country as a member of the United States Army. But for most of those fifteen years, James’s wife Sharon was at home in Las Vegas fighting deportation.” “When our service members are fighting overseas, they should be focused on the difficult and dangerous job in front of…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.744, the Comprehensive Immigration bill.  The time until 12:15pm will be equally divided and controlled between the proponents and opponents, with Senator Sessions controlling one hour of the…

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