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Wrap Up for Monday, June 22, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #156, Peter V. Neffenger, of Ohio, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security; Confirmed: 81-1. Legislative Business Passed H.R.91, Veterans I.D. Card Act, with Blumenthal substitute amendment. Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business H.R.160, repeal excise tax on medical devices…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, June 18, 2015

Roll Call Votes Passage of H.R.1735, NDAA, as amended; passed: 71-25. Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to R.2685, Department of Defense Appropriations; not invoked: 50-45. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #98, S.808: Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015. Adopted S.Res.205, congratulating the Chicago Blackhawks on winning the 2015 Stanley Cup. Adopted…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.1735, NDAA, as amended; invoked: 84-14. Legislative Business The Senate agreed to the following pending amendments by voice vote: Hatch-Inhofe-Mikulski SA #1911, as further modified; McCain SA #1456; and McCain substitute amendment #1463, as amended.   Adopted S.Res.203, American Eagle Day.   Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Roll Call Votes McCain-Feinstein amendment #1889; agreed to: 78-21. Ernst-Boxer amendment #1549 (arming the Kurds)[60-vote threshold]; not agreed to: 54-45. Gillibrand amendment #1578 (sexual assault in the military)[60-vote threshold]; not agreed to: 50-49. Motion to invoke cloture on McCain substitute amendment #1463 to H.R.1735, NDAA; invoked: 83-15. Vitter amendment #1473, as further modified (retirement of…

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Wrap Up for Monday, June 15, 2015

Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Executive Calendar #131, Matthew McGuire, to be US Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; confirmed: 62-24.   Legislative Business Passed S.565, Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act. Adopted S.Res.201, Juneteenth Independence Day. Adopted S.Res.202, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.   Executive Business Confirmed by voice vote…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, June 11, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Burr amendment #1569, as modified (cyber security and background checks); not invoked: 56-40. Legislative Business Passed S.1568, Colorado VA Passed H.R.615, Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications Act Agreed to H.Con.Res.54, Pocket Constitution Reprinting Executive Business Confirmed the following nomination by voice vote: Executive Calendar #145 Douglas…

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Wrap Up for Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Roll Call Votes Motion to table the Kirk-Ayotte amendment #1986 (Ex-Im); not agreed to: 31-65. Legislative Business Passed Calendar #100, S.253, Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2015. Adopted S.Res.198, Second Founding. Executive Business Confirmed the following nominations by voice votes: Executive Calendar #142, John W. Huber, of Utah, to be United States Attorney…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Roll Call Votes Reed amendment #1521 (OCO funding levels); not agreed to: 46-51. Legislative Business Agreed to the following amendments by unanimous consent: Hoeven SA #1485 (nuclear force improvement) Heller SA #1510 (electronic health records) Rounds SA #1520 (cyber attacks) Wicker SA #1538 (US Merchant Marine Academy improvements) Ernst SA #1579 (military intel report) Moran…

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Wrap Up for Monday, June 8, 2015

No Roll Call Votes   No Legislative Business   No Executive Business

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Wrap Up for Thursday, June 4, 2015

Roll Call Votes Portman SA #1522 (Stryker Lethality Upgrades); agreed to: 61-34. Shaheen SA #1494 (spousal definition for VA benefits); not agreed to: 53-42. Tillis SA #1506 (C-130 H aircraft); agreed to: 48-44. Legislative Business Agreed to the following amendments by voice vote: Bennet SA #1540 (major medical facility projects) Agreed to the following amendments…

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