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Day April 7, 2016

Wrap Up for Thursday, April 7, 2016

Roll Call Votes Thune-Nelson amendment #3512, as modified (security); agreed to: 85-10. Heinrich #3482, as modified (security); agreed to: 91-5. Schumer #3483 (seat size); not agreed to: 42-54.   Legislative Business The Senate adopted the following amendments to H.R.636, the legislative vehicle for FAA reauthorization by consent: Wyden #3499, as modified (heads-up guidance system displays)…

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Senate adopts amendments to H.R.636, FAA

The Senate adopted the following amendments to H.R.636, the legislative vehicle for FAA reauthorization, by voice vote:   Wyden #3499, as modified (heads-up guidance system displays) Collins #3508 (weather observers program) Tester #3505 (GAO study – advanced imaging technologies) Heller #3495 (veterans employment opportunities) Casey-Toomey #3458, as modified (cockpit doors)

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Agreement on Crenshaw nomination (TN district judge); next vote at 5:30pm on Monday, 4/11

The Senate has reached an agreement that on Monday, April 11 at 5:00pm, it will enter Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #215, Waverly Crenshaw, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee. There will be 30 minutes of debate equally divided followed by a roll call vote on…

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Roll Call Vote on Schumer SA #3483

1:44pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Schumer amendment #3483 (seat size).

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Roll Call Vote on Heinrich SA #3482, as modified

12:39pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on Heinrich amendment #3482, as modified (security). Agreed to: 91-5.   Next – 1:45pm: Schumer amendment #3483 (seat size)

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12:05pm roll call votes; 1:45pm roll call vote; additional amendments pending

The Senate has reached an agreement that at 12:05pm today, the Senate will vote on the following amendments to H.R.636, FAA:   Thune-Nelson #3512, as modified (security) and Heinrich #3482, as modified (security).   Further, at 1:45pm today the Senate will vote on Schumer SA #3483 (seat size).   The following amendments were made pending:…

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Heinrich SA #3482 as modified pending; roll call votes possible; additional pending amendments possible

The Senate has resumed consideration of H.R.636, the legislative vehicle for FAA reauthorization.   The Heinrich amendment #3482, as modified (security) is now pending.   There is an effort to have votes in relation to Thune #3512, as modified (security) and Heinrich #3482, as modified (security) before lunch and a vote on Schumer #3483 (seat…

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Schedule for Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, April 7, 2016.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #55, H.R.636, the legislative vehicle for the FAA reauthorization.   Tonight the Senate adopted the motion to proceed to H.R.636 by voice vote and Senator Thune called up substitute amendment #3464.  …

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