Senate Democrats

Republican requests re: to consider unlimited amendments to Equal Pay for Equal Work legislation

McConnell UC request:

Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that if cloture is invoked on the motion to proceed to S.2199, all post-cloture time be yielded back and the Senate proceed to the consideration of the bill, and that it be in order for Senator McConnell to offer amendment #2962 (flex time), and then for the Majority Leader, or his designee, to offer an amendment and it then be in order for the Leaders or designees, to continue to offer unlimited amendments in an alternating fashion.

 

Senator Reid objected.

 

Thune UC request:

Senator Thune then asked consent that if cloture is invoked on the motion to proceed to S.2199, all post-cloture time be yielded back and the Senate proceed to the consideration of the bill, and that it be in order for Senator Thune to offer amendment #2964 (Republican agenda/alternative), and then for the Majority Leader, or his designee, to offer an amendment and it then be in order for the Leaders, or designees, to continue to offer unlimited amendments in an alternating fashion with the following amendments on the Republican side in order:

 

–       McConnell #2962 (comp time/flexible credit hour program)

–       Fischer #2963 (substitute Workplace Advancement Act)

–       Alexander #2965 (flex time)

–       Lee #2966 (compensatory time for employees in the private sector)

 

Senator Reid objected.

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