By 54 yeas to 44 nays (Vote No. 209), Senate passed H.J. Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, after taking action on amendments and motions.
Routine Proceedings, pages S6971-S7009 Measures Introduced:
Four bills were introduced, as follows: S. 1556-1559.
Page S7007Measures Passed:
Continuing Appropriations Resolution:
By 54 yeas to 44 nays (Vote No. 209), Senate passed H.J. Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, after taking action on the following amendments and motions proposed thereto:
Pages S6971-92Adopted: By 54 yeas to 44 nays (Vote No. 208), Reid/Mikulski Amendment No. 1974, to perfect the joint resolution.
Pages S6971, S6992Withdrawn: Reid Amendment No. 1975 (to Amendment No. 1974), to change the enactment date.
Pages S6971, S6991During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action: By 79 yeas to 19 nays (Vote No. 206), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to close further debate on the joint resolution.
Page S6991Reid Motion to commit the joint resolution to the Committee on Appropriations with instructions, Reid Amendment No. 1976, to change the enactment date, fell when cloture was invoked on the joint resolution.
Page S6971Reid Amendment No. 1977 (to (the instructions) Amendment No. 1976), of a perfecting nature, fell when the motion to commit the joint resolution to the Committee on Appropriations with instructions, Reid Amendment No. 1976 fell.
Page S6971Reid Amendment No. 1978 (to Amendment No. 1977), of a perfecting nature, fell when Reid Amendment No. 1977 (to (the instructions) Amendment No. 1976) fell.
Page S6971By 68 yeas to 30 nays (Vote No. 207), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, having voted in the affirmative, Senate agreed to the motion to waive all applicable sections of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 and any other applicable budget points of order with respect to the pending joint resolution and amendments, pursuant to Section 904 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.
Page S6991National Case Management Week: Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from further consideration of S. Res. 214, designating the week of October 13, 2013, through October 19, 2013, as ``National Case Management Week'' to recognize the value of case management in improving healthcare outcomes for patients, and the resolution was then agreed to.
Pages S7008-09Signing Authority--Agreement : A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that from Friday, September 27, 2013, through Monday, September 30, 2013, the Majority Leader and Senator Boxer be authorized to sign duly enrolled bills or joint resolutions.
Page S7009Bruce and Ellis Nominations--Agreement:
A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader with the concurrence of the Republican Leader, the Senate begin consideration of the nominations of Colin Stirling Bruce, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of Illinois, and Sara Lee Ellis, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; that there be 30 minutes for debate equally divided in the usual form; that upon the use or yielding back of time, Senate vote, without intervening action or debate, on confirmation of the nominations, in the order listed; and that no further motions be in order.
Page S7008Messages from the House:
Page S7007D918Measures Referred:
Page S7007Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S7007-08Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
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Pages S7006-07Record Votes:
Four record votes were taken today. (Total--209)
Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 4:15 p.m., until 2 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S7009.)
After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 5 p.m.), the Majority Leader will be recognized.
Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record