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June 22, 2013

Senate Record Digest - Friday, June 21, 2013

Routine Proceedings, pages S4849-S4986

Measures Introduced:
Two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. Res. 181-182.
Page S4983

Measures Passed:
Sesquicentennial of West Virginia: Senate agreed to S. Res. 181, recognizing the sesquicentennial of West Virginia and commemorating its history, people, and culture.
Page S4985
American Dental Hygienists' Association 100th Anniversary: Senate agreed to S. Res. 182, congratulating the American Dental Hygienists' Association on the 100th anniversary of the profession of dental hygiene and commending its work to improve the oral health of the people of the United States.
Page S4985

Measures Considered:

Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act--Agreement:
Senate continued consideration of S. 744, to provide for comprehensive immigration reform, taking action on the following amendments and motions proposed thereto:
Pages S4850-S4981
Pending: Leahy Modified Amendment No. 1183, to strengthen border security and enforcement.
Pages S4850, S4860-S4976
Boxer/Landrieu Amendment No. 1240, to require training for National Guard and Coast Guard officers and agents in training programs on border protection, immigration law enforcement, and how to address vulnerable populations, such as children and victims of crime.
Page S4850
Cruz Amendment No. 1320, to replace title I of the bill with specific border security requirements, which shall be met before the Secretary of Homeland Security may process applications for registered immigrant status or blue card status and to avoid Department of Homeland Security budget reductions.
Page S4850
Leahy (for Reed) Amendment No. 1224, to clarify the physical present requirements for merit-based immigrant visa applicants.
Page S4850
Reid Amendment No. 1551 (to Modified Amendment No. 1183), to change the enactment date.
Page S4976
A motion was entered to close further debate on the Leahy Modified Amendment No. 1183 (listed above), and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, and pursuant to the unanimous-consent agreement of Friday, June 21, 2013, a vote on cloture will occur at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013.
Page S4976
Reid Amendment No. 1552 (to the language proposed to be stricken by the reported committee substitute amendment to the bill), to change the enactment date.
Page S4977
Reid Amendment No. 1553 (to Amendment No. 1552), of a perfecting nature.
Page S4977
Reid motion to recommit the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary, with instructions, Reid Amendment No. 1554, to change the enactment date.
Page S4977
Reid Amendment No. 1555 (to the instructions of the motion to recommit), of a perfecting nature.
Page S4977
Reid Amendment No. 1556 (to Amendment No. 1555), of a perfecting nature.
Page S4977
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at approximately 12 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013, Senate resume consideration of the bill, that the time until 5:30 p.m. be equally divided and controlled between the two Managers or their designees; and that the filing deadline for second-degree amendments to the Leahy Modified Amendment No. 1183 (listed above), be at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013.
Pages S4985-86

Foxx Nomination--Agreement:
A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, Senate begin consideration of the nomination of Anthony Renard Foxx, of North Carolina, to be Secretary of Transportation; that there be 30 minutes for debate, equally divided in the usual form; that following the use or yielding back of time, Senate vote, without D620intervening action or debate, on confirmation of the nomination; that no further motions be in order.
Page S3985

Pritzker Nomination--Agreement:
A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, Senate begin consideration of the nomination of Penny Pritzker, of Illinois, to be Secretary of Commerce; that there be 30 minutes for debate, equally divided in the usual form; that following the use or yielding back of time, Senate vote, without intervening action or debate, on confirmation of the nomination; that no further motions be in order.
Page S4985

Nominations Received:
Senate received the following nominations:

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James B. Comey, Jr., of Connecticut, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a term of ten years. James C. Miller III, of Virginia, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for the term expiring December 8, 2017. Anne J. Udall, of Oregon, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation for a term expiring October 6, 2016.
Page S4986

Messages from the House:
Page S4983

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S4983-84

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Pages S4984-85

Additional Statements:
Page S4983

Amendments Submitted:
Page S4985

Adjournment:
Senate convened at 10:30 a.m. and adjourned at 2:47 p.m., until 12 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4986.)




Next Meeting:
SENATE
12 p.m., Monday, June 24

Program for Monday:
Senate will resume consideration of S. 744, Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, with a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Leahy Modified Amendment No. 1183, at 5:30 p.m. The filing deadline for second-degree amendments to Leahy Modified Amendment No. 1183, is at 4 p.m.

Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record

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