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Wrap Up for Wednesday, August 5, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Agreed to H.Con.Res.72, the Adjournment Resolution. Passed H.R.212, Drinking Water Protection. Passed S.1523, National Estuary Program with Whitehouse amendment. Passed S.1707, to designate the Federal building located at 617 Walnut Street in Helena, Arkansas, as the “Jacob Trieber Federal Building, United States Post Office, and United States Court…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, August 4, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   Legislative Business Passed H.R.1138, Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act. Passed Calendar #159, S.1297: U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act. Passed S.267: General of the Army Omar Bradley Property Transfer Act of 2015. Adopted S.Res.232, expressing the sense of the Senate that August 30, 2015, be…

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Wrap Up for Monday, August 3, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1881, to prohibit Federal funding of Planned Parenthood of America; not invoked: 53-46.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.241, designating August 16, 2015, as “National Airborne Day”.   No Executive Business

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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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