Senate Democrats

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’ Access to care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, as amended; Waived: 75-19

3)     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, as amended; Passed: 93-3

 

Additional Legislative items

Passed S.1681, An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2014 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes with a Feinstein substitute amendment by voice vote.

 

Placed the following resolution on the Legislative Calendar and ordered the Senate to adopt the resolution upon the enactment into law of S.1681:

-        S.Res.470, Amending Senate Resolution 400 (94th Congress) to clarify the responsibility of committees of the Senate in the provision of the advice and consent of the Senate to nominations to positions in the intelligence community.

 

Adopted 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.

 

Adopted S.Res.471, Honoring former President George H.W. Bush on the occasion of his 90th birthday and Barbara Bush on the occasion of Her.89th birthday and extending the best wishes of the Senate to former President Bush and Mrs. Bush.

 

Adopted S.Res.472, Honoring Dr. James Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Energy, and Director of Central Intelligence.

 

No Additional Executive items

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