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Day January 15, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)      Passage of H.J.Res.106, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes (3-day continuing resolution); Passed: 86-14   Legislative items Began the Rule 14 process of S.1931, the Responsible Unemployment Compensation Extension Act. (Heller)   Completed the Rule 14 process of: -          S.1917, Victims Protection Act of 2014.…

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cloture filed on the motion to concur in the House message w/ respect to H.R.3547, omnibus approps

This evening, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.3547 and filled the amendment tree.   The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the message to accompany H.R.3547 is 1:00pm on Thursday. Under the rule, the cloture vote would occur Friday morning.  Senator Reid announced his…

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The Senate has reconvened.

The Senate is back in session.

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Recess Subject to the Call of the Chair

The Senate stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair. We expect to receive a message from the House to accompany H.R.3547, the Omnibus Appropriations bill, this evening and begin its consideration.

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Roll Call Vote on passage of H.J.Res.106 (3-day CR)

At 12:17pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.106, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014 (3-day CR); Passed: 86-14

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Toomey motion to appeal ruling of the chair–12:15pm roll call vote on passage of the CR

This morning Senator Reid moved to proceed to S.1846, Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013.   After Leader remarks, Senator Toomey attempted to offer the Coburn amendment #2606 (prohibit unemployment compensation for those whose adjusted gross income is greater than $1 million in the preceding year) to S.1845, the Emergency Unemployment Benefits Act. The…

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Schedule for Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Senate will convene at 10:00am. We expect Senator Reid to move to proceed to S.1846, Flood Insurance, during Leader remarks. Following Leader remarks, the time until 12:00 noon will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At…

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