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  • During Thursday's session of the Senate, Senator Reid filed cloture on S.782, the Economic Development Act. Senator Reid then made a motion to proceed to Calendar #75, S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act. The Senate is now in morning business with Senators permitted...
  • There will be no further roll call votes this week.
  • McCain amendment #411 (prohibits Federal funds to construct ethanol blender pumps/storage facilities); Not Agreed to: 41-59
  • Feinstein amendment #476, as modified (to repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit); Agreed to: 73-27
  • The Feinstein amendment #476 (to repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit) was modified to correct a drafting error made by legislative counsel.
  • The following amendments are pending to S.782, the Economic Development Act: DeMint amendment #394 (to repeal Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act) Paul amendment #414 (to increase debt limit by $2.406 trillion) Cardin amendment #407 (prohibition on interest charges for on-time...