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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, January 28, 2013


1)      Lee amendment #4 (offset) to H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill; Not Agreed to: 35-62 (60 affirmative-vote threshold)

2)      Passage of H.R.152, the Hurricane Sandy Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill; Passed: 62-36 (60 affirmative-vote threshold)


Discharged the Judiciary Committee and adopted S.Res.9, Designating January 2013 as "National Mentoring Month".

Adopted S.Res.19, Congratulating the University of Alabama Crimson Tide for winning the 2012 BCS National Championship.

Began the Rule 14 process of S.164, to prohibit the United States from providing financial assistance to Pakistan until Dr. Shakil Afridi is freed. (Paul)

Completed the Rule 14 process of the following bills:

S.47, the Violence Against Women Act. (Leahy)

H.R.152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013

S.81, to provide guidance and priorities for Federal Government obligations in the event that the debt limit is reached. (Paul)

S.82, to provide that any executive action infringing on the Second Amendment has no force or effect, and to prohibit the use of funds for certain purposes. (Paul)

S.83, to provide for continuing operations of Government in a fiscally responsible manner. (Paul)

S.124, No Budget, No Pay Act. (Heller)

H.R.325, To ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States Government until May 19, 2013, and for other purposes.