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Day April 7, 2014

Wrap Up for Monday, April 7, 2014

Wrap Up for Monday, April 7, 2014 Roll Call Vote 1)     Passage of H.R.3979, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014, as amended: Passed: 59-38   Additional Legislative items Discharged the Judiciary committee and passed S.2195, to deny admission to the US to any representative to the UN who has engaged in espionage activities…


No more votes

There will be no further roll call votes tonight.


Cloture filed on motion to proceed to Equal Pay bill (S.2199)

Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #345, S.2199, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. Unless an agreement can be reached, the cloture vote on…


The Senate confirmed the Taylor, Brothers, and Childress nominations by voice votes.

The Senate  confirmed the following nominations by voice votes: –          Executive Calendar #688 Francis Xavier Taylor, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security; –          Executive Calendar #706 L. Reginald Brothers, Jr., of Massachusetts, to be Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security; and –          Executive…


Roll Call Vote on passage of H.R.3979, UI

At 5:32pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.R.3979, as amended, Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014; Passed: 59-38


Agreement on Taylor, Brothers, and Childress nominations

Following the vote on H.R.3979 (UI) tonight, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations listed below. There will be two minutes for debate equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees, prior to each vote. We expect the nominations to be confirmed by voice vote.…


Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, April 7, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, April 7, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.   Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3979, the legislative vehicle for the…