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Day November 7, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, November 7, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Toomey amendment #2013 (broadens the number of groups covered under the religious exemption); Not Agreed To: 43-55 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on S.815, the Employee Non-Discrimination Act, as amended; Invoked: 64-34 3)      Passage of S.815, ENDA, as amended; Passed: 64-32   Additional LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged Foreign Relations and adopted S.Res.280,…

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Cloture filed on Pillard nomination and MTP to H.R. 3204, Drug Quality and Security Act

Prior to adjourning today, Senator Reid filed cloture on Executive Calendar #346, the nomination of Cornelia T.L. Pillard, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit; and on the motion to proceed to Calendar #236, H.R.3204, a bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic…

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of S.815, ENDA, as amended

At 1:50pm, the Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.815, the Employee Non-Discrimination Act, as amended. Passed: 64-32

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2014 Senate Calendar – 113th Congress, 2nd Session

  2014 Senate Calendar – 113th Congress, Second Session     Convene – January 6, 2014   January 20 – 24 State Work Period (Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 20)   February 17 – 21 State Work Period (Presidents’ Day February 17)   March 17-21 State Work Period   April 14 – 25 State…

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on S.815, ENDA, as amended

12:21pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.815, ENDA, as amended Invoked: 64-34

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Roll Call Vote on Toomey amendment #2013 (religious organizations) to S.815, ENDA

11:52am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Toomey amendment #2013 (broadens the number of groups covered under the religious exemption); Not Agreed To: 43-55 Next votes: Immediately following Toomey vote: –          Cloture on S.815, ENDA, as amended. 1:45pm: –          Passage of S.815, ENDA, as amended

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Reid Remarks On The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Republican Obstruction Of Qualified Judicial Nominees

“It is time for Congress to pass a federal law that ensures all our citizens – regardless of where they live – can go to work unafraid to be who they are.” “It is unfortunate that Republican are filibustering another talented, dedicated public servant nominated to serve on this crucial court.”  “Republicans have already blocked…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, November 7, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.815, the Employee Non-Discrimination Act. During Wednesday’s session of the Senate cloture was filed on S.815.  As a result, the first degree amendment filing deadline is 10:30am and the 2nd degree amendment filing deadline…

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