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July 9, 2013

Senate Record Digest - Monday, July 8, 2013

Senate passed S. 793, to support revitalization and reform of the Organization of American States.


Routine Proceedings, pages S5513-S5530

Measures Introduced:
One bill was introduced, as follows: S. 1269.
Page S5526

Measures Passed:
Organization of American States Revitalization and Reform Act: Senate passed S. 793, to support revitalization and reform of the Organization of American States.
Pages S5529-30

Measures Considered:

Keep Student Loans Affordable Act-Cloture:
Senate began consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1238, to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the current reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans for 1 year, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans.
Pages S5513-14, S5522-24 
A motion was entered to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill, and, in accordance with the provisions of Rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, a vote on cloture will occur on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
Pages S5522-24 

Dorsey Nomination--Agreement:
A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing that at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, Senate begin consideration of the nomination of Jennifer A. Dorsey, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada, and there be one hour of debate equally divided and controlled in the usual form, and that all other provisions of the order of Thursday, June 27, 2013 remain in effect.
Page S5530 

Nomination Confirmed:
Senate confirmed the following nomination: By a unanimous vote of 88 yeas (Vote No. EX. 169), Gregory Alan Phillips, of Wyoming, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.
Pages S5519-22, S5530 

Messages from the House:
Pages S5525-26 

Measures Referred:
Page S5526 

Measures Placed on the Calendar:
Page S5526 

Executive Communications:
Page S5526 

Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S5526-28 

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Page S5528 

Additional Statements:
Page S5525 

Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
Pages S5528-29 

Privileges of the Floor:
Page S5529 

Record Votes:
One record vote was taken today. (Total--169)
Page S5522

Adjournment:
Senate convened at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 7:03 p.m., until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S5530.)




Next Meeting:
SENATE
10 a.m., Tuesday, July 9
Senate Chamber

Program for Tuesday:
The Majority Leader will be recognized. At 11 a.m., Senate will begin consideration of the nomination of Jennifer A. Dorsey, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada, and vote on confirmation of the nomination at approximately 12 p.m. House: (Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for their respective party conferences.)

Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record

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