Agreement for up to 4 votes at 3pm Tueday re: amendments to Immigration ReformThe Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of up to 4 roll call votes at 3:00pm tomorrow.
When the Senate resumes consideration of S.744 on Tuesday, June 18th, the time until 12:30pm and the time from 2:15-3pm will be equally divided, between the two Leaders, or their designees, for debate on the pending amendments. At 3pm, the Senate proceed to votes on the amendments listed below in the following order:
- Thune #1197; (permanent resident status after border completion);
- Landrieu #1222; (citizenship for internationally adopted children);
- Vitter #1228 (US-VISIT system); and
- Tester #1198 (modify Border Oversight Task Force to include tribal government officials).
No second degree amendments are in order prior to the votes. All the amendments are subject to a 60 affirmative vote threshold. There will be two minutes equally divided in between the votes. All after the first vote will be ten minute votes.