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Day June 11, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Roll Call Votes 1)     Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2432, a bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans; Not Invoked: 56-38 2)     Sanders motion to waive applicable points of order with respect to H.R.3230, the vehicle for S.2450, Veterans’…

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Agreement on Nix-Hines, McCord, Chu, and Batta nominations–up to 4 votes at noon Thursday (1 roll call and 3 voice votes expected)

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 11:30 am, the Senate will execute the previous order to consider the Nix-Hines nomination. There will be up to 30 minutes for debate prior to a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination. Upon disposition of the nomination, the Senate will proceed to and vote on confirmation of…

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Morning Business

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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Roll Call Vote on passage of H.R.3230, as amended (veterans bill)

4:34pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Passage of H.R.3230, as amended with the text of S.2450, Veterans’ Access to care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014; Passed: 93-3

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Roll Call Vote on motion to waive budget points of order re: veterans bill

4:06pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Sanders motion to waive applicable points of order with respect to H.R.3230, the vehicle for S.2450, Veterans’ Access to care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014; Waived: 75-19   Next: Passage of H.S.3230, as amended with the text of S.2450, Veterans’ Access…

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Sessions point of order, Sanders motion to waive–up to 2 votes to begin shortly

Senator Sessions made a point of order against the emergency designation provision contained in section 802(b) of H.R.3230, the vehicle for S.2450, the Veterans’ Access to care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014; and Senator Sanders moved to waive the applicable points of order.   At approximately 4:00pm, there will be up to…

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Agreement on veterans bill–up to 2 votes at 4pm today

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote at 4pm today on a motion to waive the budget, if a budget point of order is made, and on passage of Calendar #206, H.R.3230, as amended with the text of the Sanders-McCain veterans bill, S.2450, Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of…

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Senate adopts S.Con.Res.37, use of rotunda-Shimon Peres

S.Con.Res.37, a concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the rotunda of the United States Capitol in commemoration of the Shimon Peres Congressional Gold Medal ceremony.

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Roll Call Vote on cloture on MTP to S. 2432, College Affordability

10:00am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2432, a bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans; Not Invoked: 56-38   For procedural reasons, Senator Reid changed his vote and…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:15am on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2432, a bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans.  The time until 10:00am will be divided as follows:…

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