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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, June 18, 2013


1)      Thune amendment #1197 (permanent resident status after border completion )(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 39-54

2)      Vitter amendment #1228 (US-VISIT system)(60-vote threshold); Not Agreed to: 36-58

3)      Tester amendment #1198 (Border Oversight Task Force to include tribal government officials)(60-vote threshold); Agreed to: 94-0


Adopted S.Res.143: recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in the efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2013.

Adopted S.Res.173, Designating September 2013 as "National Child Awareness Month" to promote awareness of charities benefitting children and youth-serving organizations throughout the United States and recognizing efforts made by those charities and organizations on behalf of children and youth as critical contributions to the future of the United States.

Adopted S.Res.174, designating June 20, 2013, as "American Eagle Day".