May 9, 2016 06:18 PM

Cloture filed on Cotton amendment #3878 (heavy water); cloture filed on subst amdt #3801; filing deadlines

This evening, Senator Alexander withdrew his first degree amendment #3804 to H.R.2028, Energy and Water Appropriations.

Senator McConnell for Senator Cotton offered amendment #3878 (Iran-heavy water).

Senator McConnell filed cloture on Cotton amendment #3878 and on the substitute amendment #3801.

Unless an agreement is reached, that cloture vote is expected 1 hour after the Senate convenes on Wednesday, May 11. The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments to the Cotton amendment is 1 hour prior to the cloture vote, if cloture is invoked.

The filing deadline for 1st degree amendments to the substitute amendment #3801 is 2:30pm tomorrow, Tuesday, May 10. The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments to the substitute is 1 hour prior to the cloture vote, if cloture is invoked.