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Day January 16, 2014

Senate Floor Pro Forma Schedule

The Senate will meet on the following days at the following times for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted: –        Friday, January 17th at 11:15am; –        Tuesday, January 21st at 10:30am; and –        Friday, January 24th at 9:30am.

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, January 16, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.3547, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014; Invoked: 72-26 2)     Motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.3547, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014; Agreed to: 72-26   Legislative items Adopted S.Res.335, designating January 2014 as…

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Cloture filed on motion to proceed to Flood Insurance–cloture vote 5:30pm Monday, Jan. 27

Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1926, Flood Insurance. The cloture vote will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, January 27th.

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Roll Call Vote on passage of the Omnibus Appropriations bill

5:54pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.3547, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (passage of the Omnibus Appropriations bill); Agreed to: 72-26

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on House Message on H.R.3547, Omnibus Appropriations

5:27pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R.3547, the Omnibus Appropriations bill; Invoked: 72-26   The next vote will be on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate…

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Cruz request to adopt 2 ACA amendments to Omnibus Appropriations

Senator Cruz asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and adopt the following amendments to the House Message on H.R.3547, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 (Omnibus)):   –       Cruz amendment #2685 (prohibit funding of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act so long as the Act is harming the healthcare of Americans) –       Cruz amendment…

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2 roll call votes at 5:30pm tonight–cloture and passage of Omnibus appropriations bill

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on cloture and passage of the Omnibus appropriations bill beginning at 5:30pm tonight.   Under the agreement, the time until 4:45pm will be equally divided between Senators Reed (RI) and Durbin. The Republicans will control the time from 4:45pm until 5:15pm.   At 5:15pm, there will be…

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Reid moves to proceed to S.1926, Flood Insurance/Senate resumed consideration of the Omnibus Appropriations bill

After the Senate convened this morning, Senator Reid moved to proceed to the consideration of S.1926, Flood Insurance. Negotiations continue on an agreement to consider the Flood Insurance bill.   Upon completion of the Leaders’ remarks, the Senate resumed consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R.3547, the Omnibus Appropriations bill. Yesterday, Senator Reid filed…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, January 16, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House message to accompany H.R.3547, the legislative vehicle for the omnibus appropriations bill.   During Wednesday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the House message to accompany H.R.3547. The filing deadline…

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