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Day October 10, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, October 10, 2013

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed H.J.Res.91, Making continuing appropriations for death gratuities and related survivor benefits for survivors of deceased military service members of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.   Passed S.1276, a bill to increase oversight of the Revolving Fund of the Office of…

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Cloture filed on MTP to S.1569, Default Prevention Act

This evening Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1569, the Default Prevention Act of 2013. Unless an agreement is reached, the cloture vote would occur 1 hour after the Senate convenes on Saturday, October 12.

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Debate on MTP to debt limit extended until 7pm

The time until 7pm on the motion to proceed to S.1569, Default Prevention Act of 2013, is equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.

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Debate on motion to proceed to debt limit bill equally divided until 6pm

The Senate has reconvened and has resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1569, Default Prevention Act of 2013. The time until 6pm is equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or their designees, and with senators on the majority side limited to 10 minutes each.

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Recess subject to the call of the chair

The Senate stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair.

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Senate passes H.J.Res.91, Survivor Benefits

By unanimous consent, the Senate passed H.J.Res.91, Making continuing appropriations for death gratuities and related survivor benefits for survivors of deceased military service members of the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2014.

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Reid Remarks On The Catastrophic Economic Consequences Of Default

“A vote to avert default is simply a vote to pay the bills… It’s a vote to pay the bills the federal government has already incurred – bills for roads and bridges we’ve already built and warships we’ve already commissioned, as well as wars we’ve waged with borrowed money and tax breaks we’ve charged on…

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Motion to proceed to the Default Prevention Act of 2013 is pending

This morning Senator Reid moved to proceed to Calendar #211, S.1569, a bill to ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States Government until December 31, 2014. The time until 1:00pm is equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. As a reminder, the Senate will recess at 1:00pm…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Senate stands adjourned under the provisions of S.Res.267 as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Senator Rod Grams of Minnesota until 10:30am on Thursday, October 10, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, it is expected that the Majority Leader will move to proceed to S.1569, a bill to ensure the…

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