March 20, 2013 04:33 PM

CR passed, Budget Resolution pending, calculators--OK!

The Senate passed H.R.933, as amended, Continuing Appropriations, by a roll call vote of 73-26.

At 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 20, the Senate began consideration of S.Con.Res.8, Budget Resolution, for debate only for the remainder of the day.

Any time spent in quorum calls during consideration of S.Con.Res.8 will be equally divided.

By consent, the period of debate for Economic Goals and Policy under Section 305b of the Congressional Budget Act will occur on Thursday, March 21st at a time to be determined by the two managers.

The Senate also reached an agreement to permit the use of calculators on the Senate floor during consideration of the Budget resolution.