Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, December 8, 2011WRAP UP FOR THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
ROLL CALL VOTES
1) Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Richard Cordray, of OH, to be Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Not Invoked: 53-41-1(present)
2) Reid motion to proceed to S.1944, the Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2011; Not Agreed to: 50-48 (60-vote threshold)
3) McConnell motion to proceed to S.1931, Temporary Tax Holiday and Government Reduction Act; Not Agreed to: 22-76 (60-vote threshold)
Concurred in the House Message to accompany S.J.Res.22, a joint resolution to grant the consent of Congress to an amendment to the compact between the States of Missouri and Illinois providing that bonds issued by the Bi-State Development Agency may mature in not to exceed 40 years.
Discharged the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and Passed H.R.2061, the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011
Passed S.1974, the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2011.
No EXECUTIVE ITEMS