Routine Proceedings, pages S6905-S6969 Measures Introduced:
Four bills and three resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1552-1555, and S. Res. 261-263.
Page S6960Measures Passed:
Congressional Award Program Reauthorization Act: Senate passed S. 1348, to reauthorize the Congressional Award Act, after agreeing to the following amendment proposed thereto:
Page S6968Tester (for Carper) Amendment No. 1998, to change the enactment date.
Page S6968National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week: Senate agreed to S. Res. 261, designating the week beginning September 23, 2013, as ``National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week''.
Page S6968Suicide Prevention Awareness: Senate agreed to S. Res. 262, supporting the goals and ideals of suicide prevention awareness.
Pages S6968-69Measures Considered:
Continuing Appropriations Resolution--Agreement:
Senate continued consideration of H.J. Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, taking action on the following amendments and motions proposed thereto:
Pages S6907-32, S6933-56Pending: Reid/Mikulski Amendment No. 1974, to perfect the joint resolution.
Page S6907Reid Amendment No. 1975 (to Amendment No. 1974), to change the enactment date.
Page S6907Reid Motion to commit the joint resolution to the Committee on Appropriations with instructions, Reid Amendment No. 1976, to change the enactment date.
Page S6907Reid Amendment No. 1977 (to (the instructions) Amendment No. 1976), of a perfecting nature.
Page S6907Reid Amendment No. 1978 (to Amendment No. 1977), of a perfecting nature.
Page S6907A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing that following Leader remarks on Friday, September 27, 2013, the time until 12:10 p.m. be equally divided between proponents and opponents of the motion to invoke cloture on the joint resolution; that the time from 12:10 p.m. until 12:30 p.m. be reserved for the two Leaders, with the final ten minutes under control of the Majority Leader; that at 12:30 p.m., Senate vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the joint resolution; that if cloture is invoked, all post-cloture time be yielded back; Reid Amendment No. 1975 (listed above) be withdrawn; that no other amendments be in order; that the Majority Leader be recognized to make a motion to waive applicable budget points of order; that if a motion to waive is agreed to, Senate vote, on or in relation to Reid/Mikulski Amendment No. 1974 (listed above); that upon disposition of Reid/Mikulski Amendment No. 1974, the joint resolution be read a third time and Senate vote on pa ssage of the joint resolution, as amended, if amended; and that all after the first vote in this sequence of votes be ten minute votes and there be two minutes equally divided between the votes.
Pages S6947-48A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further consideration of the joint resolution at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 27, 2013, under the previous order; and that the filing deadline for all second-degree amendments to the joint resolution be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 27, 2013.
Page S6969House Messages:
Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act: Senate concurred in the amendment of the House of Representatives to the amendment of the Senate to H.R. 527, to amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers.
Pages S6932-33Messages from the House:
Page S6957Enrolled Bills Presented:
Page S6957Petitions and Memorials:
Pages S6957-60Executive Reports of Committees:
Page S6960Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S6960-61 D913Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Pages S6961-62Additional Statements:
Pages S6956-57Amendments Submitted:
Pages S6962-68Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Page S6968Privileges of the Floor:
Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 7:01 p.m., until 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 27, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page S6969.)
Senate will continue consideration of H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution. At approximately 12:30 p.m., there will be up to four votes on or in relation to cloture on the joint resolution, a motion to waive budget points of order, Reid/Mikulski Amendment No. 1974, and passage of the joint resolution. The filing deadline for second-degree amendments to the joint resolution is 10:30 a.m.
Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record