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Month July 2013

Revised schedule for the day

There will now be 1 roll call vote at 10:55am. That vote will be in relation to Paul amendment #1739 (Egypt).   Following the vote, the Senate will recess until 1:00pm to allow for the special Democratic caucus.   At 1:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #201, the nomination…

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Up to 2 roll call votes at 10:55am–Paul #1739 (Egypt) cloture on Jones (ATF)

The Senate has resumed consideration of S.1243, the THUD Appropriations bill. There will now be up to 60 minutes for debate prior to a vote in relation to Paul amendment #1739 (Egypt).   If all time is used, at approximately 10:55am, there will be up to 2 roll call vote in relation to the following…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1243, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and related agencies appropriations bill. It is in order for Senator Paul to call up his amendment #1739, (Egypt). There will be up to one hour…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 30, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #223, the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board; Invoked: 64-34 2)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #223, the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National…

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Morning Business/No more votes tonight

The Senate is 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 tonight.

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Agreement on Power nomination–cloture withdrawn

Senator Reid withdrew the cloture motion on Executive Calendar #220, the nomination of Samantha Power, of Massachusetts, to be the Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations. At a time to be determined, there will be up to 2 hours for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of…

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Reid files cloture on THUD Appropriations bill

Senator Reid filed cloture on S.1243, THUD Appropriations. The cloture vote on the THUD bill would occur Thursday morning.

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Collins for Coburn objects to 6 amendments to THUD Appropriations bill

Following Executive Session, the Senate returned to Legislative Session and resumed consideration of S.1243, the THUD Appropriations bill. Senator Murray then asked consent to take up and agree to the following amendments:   –          Flake #1818; –          Flake #1772; –          McCaskill-Blunt #1800; –          Blumenthal #1809; –          Menendez #1812; and –          Cochran #1814. Senator Collins objected…

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Confirmation of Johnson and Miscamirra nominations by voice vote

Executive Calendar #102, the nomination of Harry I. Johnson, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board was confirmed by voice vote Executive Calendar #103, the nomination of Philip Andrew Miscimarra, of Illinois, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board was confirmed by voice vote

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Pearce nomination (NLRB)

5:50pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #104, the nomination of Mark Gaston Pearce, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board Confirmed: 59-38

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