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Day June 18, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 18, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Thune amendment #1197 (permanent resident status after border completion )(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 39-54 2)      Vitter amendment #1228 (US-VISIT system)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 36-58 3)      Tester amendment #1198 (Border Oversight Task Force to include tribal government officials)(60-vote threshold); Agreed to: 94-0   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.143: recognizing the threats…

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Next amendments in order to Immigration bill

The amendments listed below are in order to be called up to S.744, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill. No second degree amendments are in order prior to a vote, and the amendments are not subject to division. Tomorrow we will continue to work towards an agreement to vote in relation to the amendments.   -         …

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Roll Call Vote on Tester amendment #1198 (Border Oversight Task Force to include tribal government officials)

3:56pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Tester amendment #1198 (Border Oversight Task Force to include tribal government officials); Agreed To: 94-0

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Roll Call Vote on Vitter amendment #1228

At 3:35pm the Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Vitter amendment #1228 (US-VISIT); Not Agreed To: 36-58

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Landrieu amendment #1222 agreed to by voice vote

The Landrieu amendment #1222 (citizenship for internationally adopted children was then agreed to by voice vote.

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Roll Call Vote on Thune amendment #1197 (permanent resident status after border completion)

3:01pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Thune amendment #1197 (permanent resident status after border completion); Not Agreed To: 39-54

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Up to 4 votes at 3pm reminder

As a reminder, at 3:00pm today there will be a series of up to 4 roll call votes on the following amendments to S.744, Comprehensive Immigration Reform:   – Thune amendment #1197 (permanent resident status after border completion); – Landrieu amendment #1222 (citizenship for internationally adopted children); – Vitter amendment #1228 (US-VISIT system); and -…

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Request to file amendments to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill

Senator Leahy, the manager of S.744, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill, has encouraged senators to file their amendments by this Thursday, June 20.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity,…

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