July 15, 2015 12:28 PM

Agreement on S.1177, Every Child Achieves Act

The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a cloture vote on the substitute at approximately 12:30pm today. We expect an additional series of votes this afternoon (could be around 3pm) and more tomorrow morning.

Under the order, it is in order to call up a number of amendments and agree to a managers package (listed below). We will dispose of the amendments by a mixture of roll call or voice votes. Upon disposition of the pending amendments and the substitute, and following the use or yielding back of the post-cloture time, there would be a cloture vote on the underlying bill.

The order is as follows:

Leader:            I ask unanimous consent notwithstanding Rule 22, if cloture is invoked on the Alexander amendment number 2089 the following amendments be made pending en bloc:

  1. Coons 2243
  2. Cruz 2180
  3. Heitkamp 2171
  4. Hatch 2082
  5. Warren 2106
  6. Burr 2247 - as modified with the changes at the desk
  7. Murphy 2186
  8. Brown 2100
  9. Wicker 2144
  10. Markey 2176
  11. Murphy 2241
  12. Sanders 2177
  13. Casey 2242
  14. Schatz 2130
  15. Nelson 2215 as modified with the changes at the desk
  16. Manchin 2222
  17. Boozman 2231
  18. Baldwin 2188
  19. Capito 2156
  20. Thune 2232
  21. King 2256
  22. Schatz 2240
  23. Warren 2249

Further that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader either today or tomorrow, the Senate vote in relation to the following amendments:

  1. Brown 2100
  2. Heitkamp 2171 (60 vote threshold)
  3. Coons 2243 (60 vote threshold)
  4. Kirk 2161 (60 vote threshold)
  5. Burr 2247 - as modified with the changes at the desk
  6. Hatch 2082
  7. Warren 2106
  8. Wicker 2144 (60 vote threshold)
  9. Markey 2176 (60 vote threshold)
  10. Murphy 2241   (60 vote threshold)
  11. Sanders 2177(60 vote threshold)
  12. Casey 2242 (60 vote threshold)
  13. Cruz 2180
  14. Schatz 2130
  15. Murphy 2186
  16. Nelson 2215 as modified with the changes at the desk
  17. Manchin 2222
  18. Boozman 2231
  19. Baldwin 2188
  20. Capito 2156
  21. Thune 2232
  22. King 2256
  23. Schatz 2240
  24. Warren 2249

with no 2nd degree amendments in order to any of the amendments prior to the votes, that there be 2 minutes equally divided prior to each vote; and that all after the first vote in each series be 10 minutes in length. Also, that the Warren amendment number 2120 be withdrawn and the following amendments in this agreement be subject to a 60 affirmative vote threshold for adoption:

  1. Coons 2243
  2. Heitkamp 2171
  3. Kirk 2161
  4. Wicker 2144
  5. Markey 2176
  6. Murphy 2241
  7. Sanders 2177
  8. Casey 2242

Chair:  Is there objection? Without objection.

Managers package-agreed to

Alexander:                   The Ranking Member and I have a package of amendments that have been cleared by both sides.  I would ask unanimous consent that the following amendments be called up and agreed to en bloc:

  1. McCain-Reid 2111
  2. Bennet-Ayotte 2141
  3. Ayotte 2145
  4. Udall 2149
  5. Feinstein-Cornyn- Gardner 2150
  6. Carper-Ayotte 2151 (modified with the changes at the desk)
  7. King-Capito 2154
  8. Thune 2155
  9. Flake 2157
  10. Lee 2234
  11. Booker 2170
  12. Coons-Reed-Blunt 2178
  13. McCain 2181
  14. Whitehouse 2185
  15. Blunt-Cardin-Mikulski-Collins  2195
  16. Gillibrand 2216
  17. Graham 2199
  18. Alexander 2201
  19. Bennet 2225
  20. Booker 2224
  21. Cornyn 2227