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Cloture filed on S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act, and substitute

This evening Senator McConnell filed cloture on Alexander-Murray amendment #2089 (substitute) and S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the substitute and the underlying bill is 2:30pm tomorrow, Tuesday, July 14. Amendments must be germane and timely filed to be considered in order post-cloture.

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Morning Business until 4:30pm / RCV on Hatch at 5:30pm

Morning business has been extended until 4:30pm. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act.   At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote in relation to Hatch-Markey amendment #2080 (student privacy policy) and Kaine amendment #2118 (post-secondary remediation). We expect a roll call vote on Hatch and a voice…

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Morning Business

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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Pending amendments to S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act

The following amendments are pending to S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act: Alexander-Murray SA #2089 (substitute) Peters SA #2095 (financial literacy) Warren SA #2120 (cross-tabulation) Kirk SA #2161  (student resources) Scott SA #2132 (low-income children) Hatch-Markey SA #2080 (student privacy) Franken SA #2093 (student non-discrimination) Kaine SA #2118 (post-secondary remediation)  

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Managers Package agreed to / Amendments offered / 5:30pm Monday vote(s)

By unanimous consent, the Senate agreed to the following amendments en bloc:   Gardner SA #2083 (concurrent enrollment programs at eligible schools) McCaskill SA #2092 (teacher consortium) Gillibrand SA #2108 (STEM for underrepresented students) Gardner SA #2119 (charter school reps) Casey SA #2131  (children with disabilities) Klobuchar SA #2138 (STEM)   The Following amendments were…

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S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act, is the pending business

The Senate has resumed consideration of S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act.

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Cloture filed on motion to go to conference on NDAA–2 votes at 1:45pm

Senator McConnell made a compound motion to go to conference on H.R.1735, NDAA, and filed cloture on the motion.   There will be 2 roll call votes at 1:45pm on the following motions:   Cloture on the McConnell compound motion to go to conference on H.R.1735, NDAA Reed motion to instruct conferees on OCO funding…

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Portman, Manchin, Kaine, Heller, Feinstein Fischer amendments agreed to by voice votes

  The following amendments were agreed to by voice votes: Portman SA#2147 (recovery support services) Manchin SA #2103 (volunteerism and community service) Kaine SA#2096 (career and technical education) Heller SA #2121 (consultation with governors) Feinstein SA #2087 (homeless certification) Fischer SA #2079 (local governance)

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11:30am roll call votes

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of 4 roll call votes and 6 voice votes at 11:30am today.   11:30am vote series—#’S.1-4 will be roll call votes and 5-10 voice votes: Daines SA #2110 (Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success Act) (60-vote threshold) Warren SA #2120 (cross tabulation of student…

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Morning Business

The Alexander amendment was not agreed to by a vote of 45-52. The Murray and Bennet amendments were agreed to by voice votes. There will be no further roll call votes tonight. The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.   The…

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