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Last vote of the week

Passage of S.1 will be the last vote of the week. the next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Monday, February 2, on Calendar #6, H.R.203, Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act.

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Boxer amendment agreed to by voice vote

The Boxer amendment #130 (permit savings clause) was not agreed to by voice vote.

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Agreement to vote on H.R.203, Clay Hunt SAV Act

At 4:30pm on Monday, February 2, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #6, H.R.203, Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act. The time until 5:30pm will be equally divided in the usual form. At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on passage of the bill.

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Amendments withdrawn

The following amendments were withdrawn:   Sullivan #67 Murkowski #98 Flake #103 Merkley #174 Tillis #102 Peters #55   2:30pm—up to 6 roll call votes (post-cloture amendments are subject to a majority affirmative vote threshold): Booker amendment #155 (new circumstances) Markey amendment #141 (delay effective date) Markey amendment #178 (oil spill liability trust fund) Cantwell…

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Pending amendments to S. 1, a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline

The following amendments are pending to S.1, Keystone XL Pipeline: Markey amendment #178 (tar sands) Cantwell amendment #131 (U.S. environmental laws)    

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Updated vote order–up to 6 votes at 11:30am

The order of the votes has changed. The first vote will be on the Daines amendment. The new order is listed below. After the cloture vote, we may vote on some of the remaining pending and germane amendments before lunch. The Vitter amendment was withdrawn.   Approx: 11:30am—up to 6 roll call votes (by consent,…

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series of votes at 11:30am and 2:30pm, No roll call votes on Friday, Jauary 30

During leader remarks, Senator McConnell announced the Senate will be in session tomorrow, but there will be no roll call votes. The first vote of next week will be at 5:30pm on Monday, February 2. We expect to vote on passage of H.R.203, Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, on Monday.   The…

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Agreement on S.1, Keystone–up to 7 votes at 11am and 6 votes at 2:30 tomorrow

The Senate has reached an agreement to complete action on S.1, a bill to approve the Keystone pipeline, tomorrow. As a result of this agreement, there will be a series of up to 7 roll call votes at approximately 11:00am and up to 6 roll call votes at 2:30pm tomorrow. The agreement is as follows:…

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Collins agreed to by voice, Carper withdrawn, Roll Call Vote on Murkowski amdt

The Collins amendment #35 was agreed to by voice vote. The Carper amendment #120 was withdrawn.   5:23pm The Senate began a 10 minute roll call vote on Murkowski amendment #166 (wilderness study areas); Not Agreed To: 50-48

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Agreement to vote on several amendments to S.1, Keystone

The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on up to 18 amendments tomorrow. On Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 2:30pm, the Senate will proceed to vote in relation to the following amendments in the order listed:   Cardin amendment #75 (local water supplier) Peters amendment #70 (pipeline safety) Sanders amendment #23 (solar panels) Cruz…

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