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Senate passes EPW bills, Adjournment Resolution; Senate confirms Executive nominations

This evening, the Senate passed the following EPW bills: H.R.212, Drinking Water Protection; and 1523, National Estuary Program with Whitehouse amendment.   The Senate then agreed to H.Con.Res.72, the Adjournment Resolution.   The Senate also completed the Executive action listed below:   Confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent: All nominations placed on the Secretary’s…

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Recess until 6:15pm

The Senate stands in recess until 6:15pm.

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Conryn on behalf of Alexander objects to Rasie the Wage, Healthy Families, and Schedules That Work

Senator Murray asked unanimous consent that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, following consultation with the Democratic Leader, and no later than Friday, October 30th, the HELP committee be discharged from further consideration of the following bills, the Senate proceed to their immediate consideration, and the Senate vote on passage of…

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Agreement on cybersecurity, Iran, no more votes

The Senate has reached agreements with respect to cybersecurity and Iran joint resolution of disapproval. As a result, there will be no further roll call votes this month.   Iran Following Leader remarks on Tuesday, September 8, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.J.Res.61, and then the Majority Leader or his designee will…

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Cloture vote re: cybersecurity delayed

The 2:00pm cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.754, cybersecurity, will be delayed as negotiations on an agreement continue. Another message will be sent as more information becomes available.

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Cloture vote on MTP to cybersecurity moved to 2pm

The 10:30am cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.754, cybersecurity, has been moved to 2:00pm today.

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Cybersecurity

Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that the cloture motion on the motion to proceed to calendar #28, S.754, Cybersecurity, be withdrawn and the Senate immediately proceed to its consideration. Further, that Senator Burr then be recognized to offer the Burr-Feinstein substitute amendment and that it be in order during today’s session of the Senate for…

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Portman request UC to pass H.R.212; Whitehouse asks UC to pass H.R.212 and S.1523 en bloc; Portman objects

Senator Portman asked unanimous consent that the Senate take up and pass H.R.212, Drinking Water Protection Act.   Senator Whitehouse countered the request by asking that the Senate take up and pass by voice vote H.R.212 and S.1523, to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, en bloc.   Senator Portman objected to passing both bills. Senator…

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Portman asks UC to pass H.R.212; Udall asks UC to pass H.R.212 and S.1523; Portman objects

Senator Portman asked unanimous consent that the Senate take up and pass by voice vote H.R.212, Drinking Water Protection Act.   Senator Udall countered the request by asking that the Senate take up and pass by voice vote H.R.212 and S.1523, to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, en bloc.   Senator Portman objected.

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Cloture filed on MTP to S. 1881, Planned Parenthood

Senator McConnell moved to proceed to S.1881 and filed cloture on the motion. S.1881, is a bill to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The cloture vote on the motion to proceed is expected to occur at 5:30pm on Monday, August 3.

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