June 7, 2012 05:17 PM

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, June 7, 2012


1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3240, the Farm bill; Invoked: 90-8


Discharge the Agriculture committee and passed S.3261, a bill to allow the Chief of the Forest Service to award certain contracts for large air tankers.

Passed H.R.5883, to make a technical correction to Public Law 112-108 (H.R.1423, designating a Postal facility in Ardmore, Oklahoma).

Passed H.R.5890, to make a technical correction to Public Law #112-122 (H.R.2072, the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012).

Discharged Judiciary and adopted S.Res.476, honoring the contributions of the late Fang Lizhi to the people of China and the cause of freedom by voice vote.

Adopted S.Res.488, commending the efforts of the firefighters and emergency response personnel of Main, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, who came together to extinguish the May 23, 2012, fire at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.3268, To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide rights for pilots, and for other purposes. (Inhofe)

Completed the Rule 14 process of S.3269, To provide that no United States assistance may be provided to Pakistan until Dr. Shakil Afridi is freed. (Paul)