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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, March 27, 2012


1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1789, the Postal Reform bill; Not Invoked: 51-46


Adopted S.Res.407, expressing the sense of the Senate that executives of the bankrupt firm MF Global should not be rewarded with bonuses while customer money is still missing.

Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.4014, a bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act with respect to information provided to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. (Republican request)

Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.2779, a bill to exempt inter-affiliate swaps from certain regulatory requirements put in place by Dodd-Frank. (Republican request)

Began the Rule 14 process of H.R.2682, a bill to provide end user exemptions from certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. (Republican request)

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.2237, the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act. (Reid)