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Day July 24, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 24, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Reed (RI)-Warren second degree amendment #1778 (caps) to Manchin-Burr amendment #1773 (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 46-53 2)      Sanders second degree amendment #1773 (sunset) to Manchin-Burr amendment #1773 (60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 34-65 3)      Passage of H.R.1911, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act, as amended (60-vote threshold); Passed: 81-18  …

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No more votes today

The Senate is now in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no further roll call votes during today’s session of the Senate.

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Roll Call vote on passage of S.1243, Student Loan Interest Rates

6:11pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on passage of S.1243, Student Loan Interest Rates, as amended (60-vote threshold) Passed: 81-18

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Roll Call Vote on Sanders amendment # 1774

5:43pm The Senate began a 10-minute roll call vote on the Sanders amendment # 1774 to Manchin-Burr amendment #1773 to S.1243, Student Loans Interest Rates (60-vote threshold) Not Agreed to: 34-65

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Roll Call Vote on Reed (RI)-Warren amdt #1778

At 5:15pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Reed (RI)-Warren second degree amendment #1778 to Manchin-Burr amendment #1773 to S.1243, Student Loan Interest Rate (60-vote threshold) Not Agreed to: 46-53

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Now considering Student Loans bill

The Senate is now considering H.R.1911, the student loans interest rate bill, as provided under the previous order.

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Portman amendment agreed to by voice vote, Cardin amendment offered, Student Loans today

Senator Portman called up his amendment #1749, as modified (bridges in critical corridors program). The amendment, as modified, was then agreed to by a voice vote.   Senator Murray then called up Cardin amendment #1760 (report on condition of lane miles and highway bridge decks).   Senator Murray encouraged senators with amendments to reach out…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Senate will convene at 9:30am on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. The Republicans will control the first half and the Majority will control the…

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