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8 roll call votes at 2:30pm today

The Senate has reached an agreement that will result in 8 roll call votes at 2:30pm today. No 2nd degree amendments will be in order prior to the votes and a 60 vote affirmative threshold is required for adoption of each amendment.   2:30pm – 8 roll call votes: Lee #3023 (national monuments) Franken #3115…

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Amendments pending to S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act

Amendments pending to S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 Murkowski amendment #2953 (substitute) Cassidy amendment #2954 (Strategic Petroleum Reserve) Murkowski amendment #2963 (bulk power system reliability)  

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Senate resumes consideration of S.2012, Energy; 2:30pm vote reminder

The Senate has resumed consideration of Calendar #218, S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act.   The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.   At 2:30pm, there will be roll call votes on Lee amendment #3023 (national monuments) and Franken amendment #3115 (energy efficiency) with a 60 vote affirmative…

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Schedule for Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.   Following any leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 11:00am with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.   Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #218, S.2012, Energy Policy…

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Wrap Up for Monday, February 1, 2016

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.347, honoring the memory and legacy of Anita Ashok Datar and condemning the terrorist attack in Bamako, Mali, on November 20, 2015.   The following amendments were agreed to by voice vote: Gardner #2970 (energy management requirements) Reed #2989 (electric grid energy funds) Inhofe #2991 (Brownfields grants)…

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Amendments to S.2012, Energy, agreed to by voice vote

The Senate agreed to the following amendments to S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act, by voice vote:   Gardner #2970 (energy management requirements) Reed #2989 (electric grid energy funds) Inhofe #2991 (Brownfields grants) Daines #3119 (cybersecurity) Murphy #3019 (reclaimed refrigerants) Hirono #3066 (energy workforce pilot grant program) Udall #3137 (Secretarial Order) Flake #3056, as modified (green…

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Next vote at 2:30pm, Tuesday, February 2

The Senate has reached an agreement that on Tuesday, February 2nd at 2:30pm, there will be roll call votes on Lee amendment #3023 (national monuments) and Franken amendment #3115 (energy efficiency). No 2nd degree amendments are in order and a 60 vote affirmative threshold is required for adoption of each amendment. The time from 2:15pm…

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Schedule for Monday, February 1, 2016

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, February 1, 2016.   Following any leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #218, S.2012, Energy Policy Modernization Act.   There will be no roll call vote during Monday’s session of the Senate. The next roll call vote is expected at 2:30pm on Tuesday, February…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, January 28, 2016

Roll Call Votes Crapo amendment #3021(nuclear energy technologies); agreed to: 86-5. Markey amendment #2982 (energy production/crude report); agreed to: 62-29. Schatz amendment #2965 (advanced research projects); agreed to: 55-37.   Legislative Business The following amendments were agreed to by voice vote: Barrasso amendment #3017, as modified; Shaheen amendment #2968, as modified; Barrasso SA #3029 (Indian…

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Senate amendments agreed to by voice vote

The Senate has agreed to the following amendments to S.2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016, by voice vote:   Barrasso SA #3029 (Indian tribal dev); Baldwin SA #2984 (water and wastewater treatment facilities); Wyden SA #3001 (geothermal); Capito SA #3063 (ethane storage); Daines SA #3020 (Gibson Dam project); and Hirono SA #3067 (minorities).…

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