Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, April 3, 2014

Roll Call Votes

1)     Murray motion to waive on the Sessions Budget point of order with respect to the Reed substitute amendment #2874 to H.R.3979; Waived: 60-37

2)     Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.3979, the legislative vehicle for the Emergency Unemployment Benefits Extension Act, as amended; Invoked: 61-35

 

Additional Legislative items

Passed S.404, a bill to preserve the Green Mountain Lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness of the Mount Baker-Snoqualmi National Forest with a committee-reported amendment.

 

Adopted S.Res.384, A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate concerning the humanitarian crisis in Syria and neighboring countries, resulting humanitarian and development challenges, and the urgent need for a political solution to the crisis by voice vote.

 

Discharged the Judiciary committee and adopted S.Res.394, designating April 5, 2014, as “Gold Star Wives Day”.

 

Adopted H.Con.Res.88, to authorize the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby.

 

Executive items

Ratified the following treaties by division vote:

Executive Calendar #1, treaty document #112-4, Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter, and Eliminate Illegal, Un reported, and Unregulated Fishing

Executive Calendar #2, treaty document #113-1, Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fishery Resources in the South Pacific Ocean

Executive Calendar #3, treaty document #113-2, Convention on the Conservation and Management of High Seas Fisheries Resources in the North Pacific Ocean

Executive Calendar #4, treaty document #113-3, Amendment to the Convention on Furure Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries

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