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  • Adopted S.J.Res. 33, a joint resolution to provide for the reconsideration and revision of the proposed constitution of the U.S. Virgin Islands to correct provisions inconsistent with the Constitution and federal law.
  • On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4369: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4213, with the Baucus Amdt. No. 4369; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Rejected (56-40, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 4369: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4213, with the Baucus Amdt. No. 4369; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Rejected (56-40, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4376: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Thune Amdt. No. 4376 As Modified; Of a perfecting nature. Result: Rejected (41-57, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4376: Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Thune Amdt. No. 4376 As Modified; Of a perfecting nature. Result: Rejected (41-57, 2 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 10:00am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The majority will control the first half and the Republicans will control the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume...
  • Passed S.J.Res.32, a joint resolution recognizing the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War, and reaffirming the United States-Korea Alliance. Adopted S.Res.557, a resolution commending EyeCare America for its volunteerism and efforts to preserve eyesight throughout the previous 25...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4351: Isakson Amdt. No. 4351; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the time for closing on a principal residence eligible for the first-time homebuyer credit. Result: Rejected (45-52, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4344: Reid Amdt. No. 4344; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the time for closing on a principal residence eligible for the first-time homebuyer credit. Result: Agreed to (60-37, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4351: Isakson Amdt. No. 4351; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the time for closing on a principal residence eligible for the first-time homebuyer credit. Result: Rejected (45-52, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4344: Reid Amdt. No. 4344; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the time for closing on a principal residence eligible for the first-time homebuyer credit. Result: Agreed to (60-37, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4301: Motion to Waive All Budgetary Discipline on the Motion to Concur in House Amdt. to Senate Amdt. with Amdt. No. 4301; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Rejected (45-52, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion S.Amdt. 4301: Motion to Waive All Budgetary Discipline on the Motion to Concur in House Amdt. to Senate Amdt. with Amdt. No. 4301; In the nature of a substitute. Result: Rejected (45-52, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Following any Leader remarks, the will be a period of morning business for 1 hour with senator permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the final 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will...
  • Passed HR3951, a bill to designate the facility of the US Postal Service located at 2000 Louisiana Avenue in New Orleans, LA, as the "Roy Rondeno, Sr. Post Office Building."
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4311: Franken Amdt. No. 4311 As Modified; To establish the Office of the Homeowner Advocate for purposes of addressing problems with the Home Affordable Modification Program. Result: Agreed to (63-33, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4312: Vitter Amdt. No. 4312; To ensure that any new revenues to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund will be used for the purposes of the fund and not used as a budget gimmick to offset deficit spending. Result: Rejected (48-49, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details:...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4318: Sanders Amdt. No. 4318; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate big oil and gas company tax loopholes, and to use the resulting increase in revenues to reduce the deficit and to invest in energy efficiency and conservation. Result: Rejected (35-61, 4...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4311: Franken Amdt. No. 4311 As Modified; To establish the Office of the Homeowner Advocate for purposes of addressing problems with the Home Affordable Modification Program. Result: Agreed to (63-33, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4312: Vitter Amdt. No. 4312; To ensure that any new revenues to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund will be used for the purposes of the fund and not used as a budget gimmick to offset deficit spending. Result: Rejected (48-49, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold) Details:...