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Month June 2013

Roll Call Vote on motion to invoke cloture on S.744, as amended, if amended, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill

12:20 The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.744, as amended, if amended, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill (60-vote threshold); Invoked: 68-0

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Roll Call Vote on adoption of committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended to S.744

12:04pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on adoption of the committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended to S.744 (majority vote threshold); Agreed To: 68-32

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Remaining amendments fell on points of order

The following pending amendments fell on points of order: –       Reed #1224 -       Cruz #1320 -       Boxer #1240

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Amendments to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act

The following amendment are pending to S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act: Boxer amendment #1240 (National Guard/Coast Guard training) Cruz amendment #1320 (border security) Reed amendment #1224 (merit-based immigrant visa applicants) The following amendments have been considered to S.744:  Grassley amendment #1195 (prohibit the granting of registered provisional immigrant status until the…

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Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, the nomination of Foxx nomination (Secretary of Transportation)

11:36am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, the nomination of Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation; Confirmed: 100-0

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Cornyn objects to consideration of amendments to Immigration bill

Senator Leahy asked unanimous consent the following amendments be called up, en bloc; that the clerks be authorized to modify the instruction lines, where necessary, to match the intended page and line numbers of the committee-reported substitute, as amended; and the Senate then proceed to vote on adoption of the amendments, en bloc:   -         …

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3 votes at 11:30am–senators asked to vote from seats on passage of bill, which will occur later today or tomorrow

At 11:30am there will be 3 roll call votes on the following items:   -          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, the nomination of Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation (majority vote threshold); -          Adoption of the committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended to S.744 (majority vote threshold); and -          Motion to…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, June 27, 2013

SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013 The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Thursday, June 27, 2013, as a further mark of respect of the late Senator Hathaway of Maine.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, with the time until…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 26, 2013

WRAP  UP FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013 ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Leahy motion to waive applicable points of order with respect to S.744; Waived: 68-30 2)      Leahy amendment #1183, as modified (with the Corker-Hoeven language regarding border security); Agreed to: 69-29 3)      Motion to invoke cloture on the committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended to S.744;…

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3 votes at 11:3am tomorrow, Thursday, June 27

There will be a series of 3 roll call votes at 11:30am tomorrow:   -          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #179, the nomination of Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation. -          Adoption of committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended, to S.744; and -          Cloture on the motion to invoke cloture on S.744,…

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