Now voting on cloture on MTP to S.2199, upon reconsideration (Paycheck Fairness Act)The motion to proceed to S.J.Res.19 (Constitutional amendment on campaign finance) was agreed to by voice vote. Senator Reid then offered amendment #s 3791, 3792, 3973, 3794, 3795, 3796, and 3797 (technical amendments) and filed cloture on the underlying joint resolution.
By voice votes, the Senate agreed to the Reid motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to S.2199 (Paycheck Fairness) and the Reid motion to reconsider the same failed cloture vote.
Senator Reid then moved to reconsider the failed cloture vote.
At 2:08pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2199, upon reconsideration (Paycheck Fairness Act);