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Cotton calls up amendments to Iran; Cornyn lays veto message to S.J.Res.8 (NLRB)

Senator Cotton offered amendment #1197 to the underlying bill, H.R.1191. He then offered a second degree amendment on behalf of Senator Rubio, which is SA #1198, to SA #1197. Senator Cornyn then laid down the veto message to accompany S.J.Res.8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor…

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Pending amendments to H.R.1191, Iran

Cardin-Corker SA #1140 (substitute (S.615)) Corker-Cardin SA #1179 (Farsi translation) Blunt SA #1155 (DoD report date) Vitter SA #1186, as modified (verification system) Cotton SA #1197 (Inspections) Cotton for Rubio SA #1198 (Israel’s right to exist)

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Objection to Johnson calling up SA 1149–NLRB possible

The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.1191, the legislative vehicle for the Iran Congressional Review Act.   Senator Johnson asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending amendment in order to call up Johnson SA #1149, to require any agreement with Iran relating to the nuclear program of Iran to be considered under expedited procedures…

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Roll Call Vote on Barrasso amendment #1147

The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Barraso amendment #1147 (certification that Iran has not directly supported or carried out an act of terrorism against the U.S. or a U.S. person anywhere in the world); Not agreed to: 45-54

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Last vote today

There will be no further roll call votes today.

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5:25pm roll call vote on Barrasso

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a vote at 5:25pm on the Barraso amendment #1147 (certification that Iran has not directly supported or carried out an act of terrorism against the U.S. or a U.S. person anywhere in the world). The amendment is subject to a 60-affirmative vote threshold for adoption.

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Corker objection to Thune calling up amendment #1180 (IAEA)

Senator Thune asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending amendment in order to call up amendment #1180 (to require an assessment of the IAEA’s access to investigate military bases in Iran).   Senator Corker objection.

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Vitter calls up second degree amendment #1186, as modified

Senator Vitter called for the regular order with respect to Corker amendment #1179 (Farsi translation) and offered a second degree amendment, which is SA #1186, as modified (verification system).

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Rubio request to call up amendments

Senator Rubio asked unanimous consent to set aside the pending amendment in order to call up the following amendments: S.Amdt.1141 (Israel’s right to exist)S.Amdt.1145 (release of US citizens from Iran)S.Amdt.1148 (additional certifications for sanctions relief)   Senator Cardin objected

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Last vote today

The vote on the Johnson amendment will be the last vote of the day.

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