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Day June 17, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for June 16, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #62 Kenneth John Gonzales to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico; Confirmed: 89-0   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed S.330, a bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish safeguards and standards of quality for research and transplantation of organs infected with…


Agreement for up to 4 votes at 3pm Tueday re: amendments to Immigration Reform

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of up to 4 roll call votes at 3:00pm tomorrow.   When the Senate resumes consideration of S.744 on Tuesday, June 18th, the time until 12:30pm and the time from 2:15-3pm will be equally divided, between the two Leaders, or their designees, for debate…


Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Gonzales nomination

5:32pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #62, the nomination of Kenneth John Gonzales, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico; Confirmed: 89-0


Restrepo nomination confirmed by voice vote

Executive Calendar #48, the nomination of Luis Felipe Restrepo, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, was confirmed by voice vote.


Reid Remarks on the Budget and Immigration Reform

“Senate Republicans have objected to a conference time and again… They know that a budget conference would only put the spotlight on divisions within the House Republican caucus.” “One year ago this week, when President Obama signed a directive suspending deportation of upstanding young people… who were brought to this country as children.” “Thanks to…


Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, June 17, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 2:00pm on Monday, June 17, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following items:…