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  • Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2 as Amended; A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (66-32, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 93: Hutchison Amdt. No. 93; To provide assistance for States with percentages of children with no health insurance coverage above the national average. Result: Rejected (17-81, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 63: Bingaman Amdt. No. 63 as Modified; To clarify that new paperwork and enrollment barriers are not created in the Express Lane Enrollment option and that income may be determined by Express Lane agencies based on State income tax records or returns. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 86: Coburn Amdt. No. 86; To ensure that American children have high-quality health coverage that fits their individual needs. Result: Rejected (36-62, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On Passage of the Bill: H.R. 2 as Amended; A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. Result: Passed (66-32, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 93: Hutchison Amdt. No. 93; To provide assistance for States with percentages of children with no health insurance coverage above the national average. Result: Rejected (17-81, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 85: DeMint Amdt. No. 85; To provide an above-the-line Federal income tax deduction for health care costs of certain children in an amount comparable to the average federal share of the benefit provided to any non-citizen child for medical assistance or child health...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 63: Bingaman Amdt. No. 63 as Modified; To clarify that new paperwork and enrollment barriers are not created in the Express Lane Enrollment option and that income may be determined by Express Lane agencies based on State income tax records or returns. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 86: Coburn Amdt. No. 86; To ensure that American children have high-quality health coverage that fits their individual needs. Result: Rejected (36-62, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 85: DeMint Amdt. No. 85; To provide an above-the-line Federal income tax deduction for health care costs of certain children in an amount comparable to the average federal share of the benefit provided to any non-citizen child for medical assistance or child health...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 80: Hatch Amdt. No. 80; To codify regulations specifying that an unborn child is eligible for child health assistance. Result: Rejected (39-59, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 74: Motion to Table Bunning Amdt. No. 74 as Modified; To eliminate any exceptions to the prohibition on States receiving an enhanced Federal matching rate for providing coverage to children whose family income exceeds 300 percent of the poverty line. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 47: Coburn Amdt. No. 47; To ensure that children do not lose their private insurance and that uninsured children can get access to private insurance. Result: Rejected (36-62, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 80: Hatch Amdt. No. 80; To codify regulations specifying that an unborn child is eligible for child health assistance. Result: Rejected (39-59, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 74: Motion to Table Bunning Amdt. No. 74 as Modified; To eliminate any exceptions to the prohibition on States receiving an enhanced Federal matching rate for providing coverage to children whose family income exceeds 300 percent of the poverty line. Result: Agreed to...
  • On the Amendment S.Amdt. 47: Coburn Amdt. No. 47; To ensure that children do not lose their private insurance and that uninsured children can get access to private insurance. Result: Rejected (36-62, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold) Details: [click here]
  • Resume consideration of H.R.2, Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009. The following amendments are pending to HR2, as amended by Baucus substitute amendment which is text of S.275: Coburn #49 (Improper Payments) Coburn #50 (Improper Payments) DeMint #85 (Tax Deduction)...
  • H.Con.Res.6, House Adjournment Resolution S. Res.25, National Data Privacy Day The Senate confirmed the following Executive nominations: James Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State; Jacob Lew, Deputy Secretary of State-Management and Resources; Robert Nabors, Deputy Director of OMB; Christina Romer,...