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Month March 2017

Schedule for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.a   We expect Senator McConnell will move to proceed to H.J.Res.67, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees. There will then be up to 10 hours of debate equally…

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Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Roll Call Votes Ratification of Executive Calendar #1, Treaty 114-12, Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro; agreed to: 97-2.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.95, designating March 22, 2017, as “National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day”.   Adopted S.Res.101, authorizing the printing of a collection of the rules of the…

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Roll Call Vote on Ratification of Montenegro Treaty

All post cloture time on Executive Calendar #1, the Montenegro Treaty, has expired, the pending amendments were withdrawn, and the resolution of ratification was reported.   At 4:34pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on ratification of Treaty Doc. 114-12, Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of…

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Schedule for Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1, Treaty 114-12, Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro, post-cloture. Upon the use or yielding back of time, the…

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Wrap Up for Monday, March 27, 2017

Roll Call Votes Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1, Treaty 114-12, Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro; invoked: 97-2.   Legislative Business Passed S.J.Res.30, providing for the reappointment of Steve Case as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.   Passed…

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Roll Call Vote on Cloture on Montenegro Treaty

5:36pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #1, Treaty 114-12, Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro.

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Treaty amendment filing deadlines; 5:30pm roll call vote reminder

The Senate has resumed consideration of Executive Calendar #1, Treaty 114-12, Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro. Senator McConnell then filled the treaty amendment tree. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the treaty is 3:30pm. The filing deadline for second degree amendments is one hour prior…

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Schedule for Monday, March 27, 2017

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, March 27, 2017.   Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #1, the Montenegro treaty. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the treaty is 3:30pm.   At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion…

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Wrap Up for Thursday, March 23, 2017

Roll Call Votes Passage of S.J.Res.34 (broadband CRA); passed: 50-48. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #20, David Friedman, to be Ambassador to Israel; invoked: 52-46. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, David Friedman, to be Ambassador to Israel; confirmed: 52-46.   Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.96, designating March 25, 2017, as “National Cerebral Palsy Awareness…

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Cloture filed on Treaty Document Number 114-12

Senator McConnell filed cloture on Executive Calendar #1, Treaty Document Number 114-12, Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro, and announced that the cloture vote will be on Monday night at 5:30pm.   There will be no further roll call votes this week.

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