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Day November 19, 2013

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, November 19, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Ayotte amendment #2255 (Guantanamo) to S.1197, the National Defense Authorization Act; Not Agreed to: 43-55 (60 affirmative votes required) 2)      Levin amendment #2175 (Guantanamo); Not Agreed to: 52-46 (60 affirmative votes required)   Additional LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee and passed S.381, to award a Congressional…

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Objection to Sexual Assault Related amendments

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending Levin amendment #2123 and Senator Gillibrand or her designee be recognized to offer the amendment #2099 (sexual assault) and that the amendment be subject to a relevant side-by-side amendment from Senators McCaskill and Ayotte, amendment #2170. He also asked consent that no second degree amendments…

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No further roll call votes today

There will be no further roll call votes today.

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Roll Call Vote on Levin amendment #2175

5:30pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Levin amendment #2175 (Guantanamo) Not Agreed to: 52-46

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Roll Call Vote on Ayotte amendment #2255 (Guantanamo)

5:01pm the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Ayotte amendment #2255 (Guantanamo). Not Agreed to: 43-55

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Up to 2 roll call votes at 5pm re: Gitmo amendments to S.1197, NDAA

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of 2 roll call votes at 5:00pm tonight. Those votes will be in relation to the amendments listed below. Each amendment is subject to a 60-affirmative vote threshold.   –          Ayotte #2255 (Guantanamo) –          Levin-MCain-Feinstein #2175 (Guantanamo)   Unanimous consent agreement Reid:    Mr. President,…

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Reid Remarks On Defense Authorization Legislation

“The National Defense Authorization Act… safeguards this nation, ensures our troops have the resources and training they need, and provides for the military families who support our fighting men and women.”  “We cannot complete this bill until we debate and vote on the sexual assault and Guantanamo provisions. Unfortunately, last night Republicans objected to my…

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Amendments to S.1197, the National Defense Authorization Act

The following amendments are pending to S.1197, the National Defense Authorization Act: Reid for Levin amendment #2123 (increase to $5 billion ceiling on general transfer authority of DoD) Reid for Levin amendment #2124 to amendment #2123 (technical) Reid motion to recommit S.1197, with instructions (amendment #2125) (date change) Reid amendment #2126 to amendment #2125 (date…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or…

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