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Day March 25, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 25, 2014

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative items Passed H.R.3771, the Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act.   Passed H.R.4275, the Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act.   Adopted S.Res.396, designating March 25, 2014, as “National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day”.   Adopted S.Res.397, expressing the sense of the Senate that public servants should be commended…

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Agreements on Ukraine legislation, 4 district judges and Saudi Arabia Ambassador, motion to proceed to legislative vehicle for Unemployment Insurance extension

Agreement on 4 district court judge nominations The Senate has reached an agreement that at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the Senate proceed to Executive Session, and that notwithstanding Rule 22, the Senate proceed to vote on cloture on Executive Calendar numbers 581, 582, 583, 584;  further, that if cloture is invoked on any…

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Senate passed H.R.4275, Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act

The Senate received H.R.4275, the Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act. H.R.4275 is identical to the text of S.1302, an act to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide cooperative and small employer charity pension plans, as passed by the Senate on…

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Senate passes H.R.3771, Philippines Charitable Giving; recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm

The Senate received H.R.3771, the Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act from the House. H.R.3771 is identical to the text of S.1821, a bill to accelerate the income tax benefits for charitable cash contributions for the relief of victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines (which was passed by the Senate on March 6, 2014). Under…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.   Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2124,…

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