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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 30, 2015

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.R.22, as amended (Highway/Transportation Reauthorization and Export-Import Bank Reauthorization); passed: 65-34. Passage of R.3236, Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvements Act of 2015 (3-month extension to October 29, 2015 for highways) [60 vote affirmative threshold]; passed: 91-4.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.236, Designating July 30, 2015, as “National…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Roll Call Votes Adoption of McConnell amendment #2266, as modified (highway substitute); adopted: 62-38. Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.22, as amended, if amended; invoked: 65-35.   Legislative Business Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.J.Res.61, Hire More Heroes Act of 2015. Completed the Rule 14 process to…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 28, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #156, S.614: Improper Payments Coordination Act of 2015, with Carper substitute amendment. Passed Calendar #160, S.242: Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015. Passed Calendar #161, S.764: National Sea Grant College Program Act of 2015, with committee-reported substitute. Agreed to H.Con.Res.64, authorizing the use of Emancipation…

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Wrap Up for Monday, July 27, 2015

Roll Call Votes McConnell motion to instruct the Sergeant At Arms to request the presence of absent senators; agreed to: 79-14. Adoption of McConnell for Kirk-Cantwell-Heitkamp amendment #2327 (Ex-Im reauthorization); adopted: 64-29. Motion to invoke cloture on McConnell amendment #2266, as modified (highway/transportation substitute); invoked: 62-32. Legislative Business Passed H.R.876, NOTICE Act. Adopted S.Res.231, honoring…

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Wrap Up for Sunday, July 26, 2015

Wrap Up for Sunday, July 26, 2015 Roll Call Votes Cloture on McConnell amendment #2328 (ACA repeal); not invoked: 49-43. Cloture on Kirk amendment #2327 (Ex-Im reauthorization); invoked: 67-26. Legislative Business Voice vote on Cruz appeal of the chair: Shall the ruling of the chair stand as the decision of the Senate; rule stands by…

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Wrap Up for Friday, July 24, 2015

Roll Call Votes Adoption of the motion to proceed to H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the Highway bill; agreed to: 51-26. Legislative Business Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.1861, Prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood (Paul). No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Thursday, July 23, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Passed Cal. #114, H.R.23, National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015. Passed Cal. #149, H.R.2499, To amend the Small Business Act to increase access to capital for veteran entrepreneurs, to help create jobs, and for other purposes with a Vitter amendment Discharged HSGAC and passed H.R.1626, DHS…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the Highway bill, upon reconsideration; invoked: 62-36.   Legislative Business Passed Calendar #151, S.1599, Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015, with a committee-reported substitute.   Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.22, the legislative vehicle for the Highway bill; not agreed to: 41-56.   Legislative Business Completed the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.3038, Highway bill.   Adopted S.Res.227, condemning the attacks of July 16, 2015, in…

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Wrap-up for Thursday, July 16, 2015

Roll Call Votes: Cruz SA #2180 (state-determined assessment); not agreed to: 40-58 Sanders SA #2177 (youth jobs) (60-vote threshold); not agreed to: 43-55 Coons SA #2243 (American Dream accounts) (60-vote threshold);  agreed to: 68-30 Burr SA #2247, as modified (formula); agreed to: 59-39 Brown SA #2100 (full-service community schools grant); agreed to 53-44 Casey SA…

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