November 12, 2014 05:43 PM
Agreement to vote on Hoeven-Landrieu Keystone pipeline bill (S.2280)
The Senate has reached an agreement to vote on S.2280
, a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, next week. Following Leader remarks on Tuesday, November 18th
, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #371, S.2280
, a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. There will be up to 6 hours of debate equally divided between opponents and proponents. Upon the use, or yielding back of time, the bill will be read a third time and the Senate will proceed to vote on passage of S.2280
. No amendments, motions or points of order are in order to the bill prior to the vote on passage. The vote on passage is subject to a 60 affirmative vote threshold. Further, if the Senate passes S. 2280, and has received or receives from the House a bill that is identical to S.2280
, then the House bill be read three times and passed, with no intervening action or debate.