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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Roll Call Vote 1)     Menendez motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to S.1926, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act; Waived: 64-35   Legislative Items Passed S.1417, a bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize programs under part A of title XI of such Act with a committee-reported substitute amendment.  …

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No more votes today/Next vote expected approx. 11:15am Thursday

The motion to waive the budget was agreed to 64-35. The Senate then agreed to the Reed, Whitehouse and Gillibrand amendments. There will be no further roll call votes tonight. The next roll call vote is expected to begin at approximately 11:15am tomorrow, with the vote on passage of the Flood Insurance bill around 2pm.…

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Roll Call Vote on Menendez motion to waive budget points of order against S.1929, Flood Insurance

4:45pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the Menendez motion to waive budget points of order against S.1929, Flood Insurance; Waived: 64-35

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Agreement to vote at 4:45pm

By consent at 4:45pm today, the Senate will proceed to votes in relation to the following:   –       Menendez motion to waive budget points of order against S.1929, Flood Insurance; –       Reed amendment #2703 (community based policy study); –       Whitehouse amendment #2706 (fee waiver); and –       Gillibrand #2708 (mitigation guidelines).   There will be two…

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Amendments to S.1926, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

The following amendments have been considered to S.1926, the Flood Insurance bill: Hagan amendment #2702; agreed to by uc Rubio amendment #2704; agreed to by uc King amendment #2705; agreed to by uc Blunt amendment #2698; agreed to by uc Reed amendment #2703 (community based policy study); agreed to by voice vote Whitehouse amendment #2706 (fee waiver); agreed to by voice vote…

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Motion to proceed to S.1950, Veterans bill

During his opening statement this morning, Senator Reid moved to proceed to Calendar #297, S.1950, a bill to improve the provision of medical services and benefits to veterans, and for other purposes. Following leader remarks, there will be an hour for morning business. Following morning business (approx. 11:15AM), the Senate will begin consideration of Calendar…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Senate stands in recess until 8:25pm today, Tuesday, January 28th.  At 8:30pm, the Senate will proceed as a body to the Hall of the House of Representatives for the joint session of Congress where the President will deliver the State of the Union address. Upon dissolution of the joint session, the Senate will adjourn…

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Agreement on S.1926, Flood Insurance

The Senate has reached an agreement on amendments to S.1926, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.  The details of the agreement are below.   Following morning business on Wednesday, January 29th, all post-cloture time on the motion to proceed to S.1926 will be yielded back and the Senate will begin consideration of the bill. The…

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Agreement on S.1302, Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act

The Senate has passed Calendar #230, S.1302, Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act, as amended by the Harkin-Roberts substitute amendment #2701. By consent, if the Senate receives a bill from the House of Representatives that is identical to the text of S.1302, as passed by the Senate, then the House bill will be…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, January 28, 2014

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Items Passed S.1302, the Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act with a Committee-reported substitute amendment and a Harkin-Roberts substitute amendment.  Additionally, if the Senate receives a bill from the House that is identical to the text of S.1302, the House bill be read three times and passed.…

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