Senator Vitter attempted to call up amendment #2931
(prohibit concurrent receipt of emergency unemployment benefits and Social Security disability benefits) in the third degree to Reid #2874 to H.R.3970
. The chair ruled that the amendment is not in order as it is inconsistent with the Senate's precedents with respect to the offering of amendments, their number, degree and kind.
Senator Vitter appealed the ruling of the Chair.
Senator Reid moved to table Vitter appealing rule of the chair that a third degree amendment is not in order.