Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, February 3, 2014

Roll Call Votes

1)     Motion to invoke cloture on the conference report to accompany H.R.2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; Invoked: 72-22

 

Legislative Items

Passed S.376, the Drought Information Act of 2013 with a committee-reported substitute amendment and a Pryor amendment.

 

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.340, expressing the sense of the Senate that all necessary measures should be taken to protect children in the United States from human trafficking, especially during the upcoming Super Bowl, an event around which many children are trafficked for sex.

 

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.341, observing the 100th birthday of civil rights leader Daisy Bates and honoring her legacy as an American heroine.

 

Began the Rule 14 process of S.1982, the Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014. (Sanders)

 

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.1977, to repeal section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, relating to an annual adjustment of retired pay for members of the Armed Forces under the age of 62, and to provide and offset (Ayotte and others) in order to place the bill on the Legislative Calendar.

 

No Executive Items

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