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Agreement to vote on Nealon, Wood, and Jaenichen nominations in 3:15 vote series

The Senate reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of Nealon, Wood, and Jaenichen nominations following the vote on the LaFleur nomination. We expect these 3 nominations to be confirmed by voice votes. As a result, we expect 2 roll call votes and 3 voice votes to begin at approximately 3:15pm today.   3:15pm—2 roll…

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2 votes at noon; afternoon votes moved to 3:15pm (if cloture is invoked)

At 12:00 noon today, the Senate will proceed to a series of 2 roll call votes on the following motions:   -        Cloture on Executive Calendar #839, Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and -        Cloture on Executive Calendar #842, Cheryl A. LaFleur, of Massachusetts,…

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Cloture filed on Ronnie White nomination and MTP to Hobby Lobby bill

Today Senator Reid filed cloture on Executive Calendar #850, the nomination of Ronnie L. White, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. He then filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2578, Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014. The cloture vote on the White…

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Agreement on S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (TRIA)

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider Calendar #438, S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (TRIA). At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, after consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #438, S.2244. The committee-reported amendments will be agreed to; the…

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Silliman and Smith nominations confirmed by voice votes–no further roll call votes today

The Silliman and Smith nominations were then confirmed by voice votes. There will be no further roll call votes today.

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Next vote: 2pm on confirmation of Donovan nomination (OMB)

The Senate is in Executive Session considering the Donovan (OMB), Silliman (Kuwait), and Smith (Qatar) nominations, with the time until 2:00pm equally divided between the two Leaders, or their designees.   At 2:00pm, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations in the order listed. We expect a roll call vote on…

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11:45am cloture vote on the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, 2pm nominations votes (only 1 RCV expected), filing deadline reminders

The Senate has reached an agreement to move the cloture vote on S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act, to 11:45am today.   11:45am—1 roll call vote: Cloture on S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsman’s Act   2:00pm—at least 1 roll call vote: Confirmation of Executive Calendar #903 Shaun L. S. Donovan, of New York, to be Director of…

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No votes Monday, July 14, 2014

There will be no roll call votes on Monday, July 14, 2014.

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Filing deadlines for S.2363, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014

The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.2363, is 10:30am Thursday, July 10 and the deadline for second degree amendments is 11:30am Thursday. If cloture is invoked, amendment must be germane and filed at the desk prior to the deadline to be considered in order.

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Cloture filed on Bay and LaFleur nominations (FERC) and Agreement to vote on Tuesday, July 15

During Wednesday’s session of the Senate, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following 2 FERC nominations:   Executive Calendar #839 Norman C. Bay, of New Mexico, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the term expiring June 30, 2018 Executive Calendar #842 Cheryl A. LaFleur, Massachusetts, to be a Member of…

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