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7:21 PM || July 23, 2013

Cloakroom Wrap Up

Roll Call Votes:

Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1243, THUD. Invoked. (73-26)

Vitter amendment #1744 in relation to S.1243. Adopted. (99-1)

Wrap Up:

There were no wrap up items during today’s session of the Senate.

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013:

The Senate will convene at 9:30 am and will be in a period of morning business for one hour. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1243, the THUD Appropriations bill. Please note, at 3:40 pm, the Senate will observe a moment of silence in memory of Officer Jacob J. Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson of the US Capitol Police, who were killed 15 years ago in the line of duty. We expect to vote in relation to the Portman amendment #1749 in relation to S.1243 on Wednesday morning. We also expect to consider the Student Loan legislation during Wednesday’s session.  

At a time to be determined by the two Leaders, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Cal. #139, H.R.1911.  The only first degree amendment in order to the bill with be a Manchin-Burr amendments, and the only second degree amendments in order to the Machin-Burr amendment be the following:
1) Reed (RI)-Warren, and
2) Sanders

There will be one hour of debate equally divided between proponents and opponents on each amendment, and three hours of debate on the bill equally divided between the Chair and Ranking Member.  Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will proceed to vote in relation to the second degree amendments previously listed, in that order, and upon disposition of the Sanders amendment, the Senate will vote in relation to the Manchin-Burr amendment, as amended, if amended.  Upon disposition of the Manchin-Burr amendment, the Senate will proceed to vote on passage of the bill, H.R.1911, as amended, if amended.  All amendments and passage of the bill will be subject to a 60 affirmative vote threshold.