September 14, 2011 07:01 PM

now considering H.J.Res.66; cloture filed

The motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66, a joint resolution regarding Burma Sanctions and the legislative vehicle for additional FEMA funds was agreed to by unanimous consent and the Senate is now considering H.J.Res.66.

Senator Reid then offered amendment #602 (text of the Burma language and the FEMA language) and filled the amendment tree.  Senator Reid then filed cloture on amendment #602 and on H.J.Res.66.

Unless an agreement is reached, the cloture vote on amendment #602 would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Friday, September 16th.