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Day September 27, 2013

Wrap Up for Friday, September 27, 2013

Today’s Roll Call Votes 1) Motion to invoke cloture on H.J.Res.59, the Continuing Resolution. INVOKED 79-19.   2) Motion to waive budget points of order with respect to H.J.Res.59. WAIVED 68-30   3) Reid-Mikulski amendment #1974 to H.J.Res.59. AGREED TO 54-44.   4) Passage of H.J.Res.59, the CR, as amended. PASSED 54-44.   LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS…

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Schedule for Monday, September 30, 2013

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, September 30. 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. Senators will be notified when any votes are scheduled.

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Agreement on Illinois district judges (Bruce and Ellis nominations)

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader with the concurrence of the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #204 and #205. There be 30 minutes for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of the nominations.   –          Calendar #204, the nomination of…

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Morning business until 4:00pm

The Senate is in a period of morning business until 4:00pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 4:00pm the Majority Leader will be recognized.

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Reid Remarks Prior To A Vote To Avert A Government Shutdown

“The Republican Party has been infected by a small but destructive faction that would rather tear down the house our founders built than govern from it. These extremists are more interested in putting on a show… than in legislating.”  “Republicans fought long and hard in opposition to Obamacare. And they lost. Then they made their…

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Roll Call Vote on passage of H.J.Res.59, continuing resolution

1:30pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.59, continuing resolution; Passed: 54-44 The bill will now be sent to the House of Representatives. Senators will be notified when the next vote is scheduled.

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Roll Call Vote on Reid-Mikulski amendment #1974 (substitute) to CR

1:16pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Reid-Mikulski amendment #1974 (substitute) to H.J.Res.59, continuing resolution; Agreed to: 54-44

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Roll Call Vote on Motion to Waive budget points of order

12:58 pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on the Reid motion to waive all applicable budget points of order: Waived: 68-30

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Roll Call Vote on H.J.Res.59, Continuing Resolution

12:29pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.J.Res.59, the continuing resolution; Invoked: 79-19

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Senate Floor Schedule for Friday, September 27, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Friday, September 27, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.59, the Continuing Resolution.  The time until 12:10pm will be equally divided and controlled between the proponents and opponents of the motion to invoke cloture on H.J.Res.59.  The time from 12:10pm until 12:30pm…

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