July 22, 2011 03:12 PM
Objections to FAA extensionsPrior to adjournment on Friday, at the request of Senator Rockefeller, Senator Durbin asked unanimous consent that the Senate pass H.R.2553, the FAA extension with a Rockefeller-Hutchison substitute amendment (which is a clean extension of the program). Senator Hatch then objected to the request.
Senator Hatch then asked unanimous consent the Senate pass H.R.2553 (as passed by the House which includes policy riders). Senator Durbin then objected to Senator Hatch's request on behalf of Senator Rockefeller.