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October 1, 2013

Senate Record Digest - Monday, September 30, 2013

Senate passed S. 1560, to allow certain emergency relief amounts to be made available to the Federal Highway Administration to use for disasters occurring in calendar year 2013.

Senate passed H.R. 3210, making continuing appropriations for military pay in the event of a Government shutdown.

Senate passed S. 1566, to extend the period during which Iraqis who were employed by the United States Government in Iraq may be granted special immigrant status and to temporarily increase the fee or surcharge for processing machine-readable nonimmigrant visas.


Routine Proceedings, pages S7011-S7064

Measures Introduced:
Seven bills were introduced, as follows: S. 1560-1566.
Page S7063

Measures Reported:

S. Res. 213, expressing support for the free and peaceful exercise of representative democracy in Venezuela and condemning violence and intimidation against the country's political opposition, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and with an amended preamble.

S. Res. 227, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the heroic rescue of Danish Jews during the Second World War by the Danish people.
Page S7062

Measures Passed:
Emergency Relief for Disasters Occurring in 2013: Senate passed S. 1560, to allow certain emergency relief amounts to be made available to the Federal Highway Administration to use for disasters occurring in calendar year 2013.
Page S7014
Military Pay Appropriations: Senate passed H.R. 3210, making continuing appropriations for military pay in the event of a Government shutdown.
Page S7018
U.S. Government Employees in Iraq: Senate passed S. 1566, to extend the period during which Iraqis who were employed by the United States Government in Iraq may be granted special immigrant status and to temporarily increase the fee or surcharge for processing machine-readable nonimmigrant visas.
Pages S7049-50

House Messages:

Continuing Appropriations Resolution:
Senate resumed consideration of the House Message to accompany H.J. Res. 59, making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, taking action on the following motions proposed thereto:
Page S7011
Rejected: The amendments of the House to the amendment of the Senate to the joint resolution. (By 54 yeas to 46 nays (Vote No. 210), Senate tabled the House amendments to the Senate amendment.)
Page S7011
The amendment of the House to the amendment of the Senate to the joint resolution. (By 54 yeas to 46 nays (Vote No. 211), Senate tabled the House amendment to the Senate amendment.)
Page S7041

Nominations Received:
Senate received the following nominations: Dana J. Hyde, of Maryland, to be Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation. Mark E. Lopes, of Arizona, to be United States Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank for a term of three years. Catherine Ann Novelli, of Virginia, to be United States Alternate Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Catherine Ann Novelli, of Virginia, to be United States Alternate Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of five years; United States Alternate Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank for a term of five years. Lanhee J. Chen, of California, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2018. Alan L. Cohen, of Virginia, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board for a term expiring September 30, 2016.
Page S7064

Messages from the House:
Page S7058

Measures Referred:
Page S7058

Executive Communications:
Pages S7058-62

Executive Reports of Committees:
Page S7062

Additional Cosponsors:
Page S7063-64

Additional Statements:
Pages S7057-58

Notices of Hearings/Meetings:
Page S7064

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Page S7064

Record Votes:
Two record votes were taken today. (Total--211)
Pages S7011, S7041

Adjournment:
Senate convened at 2 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2013 and adjourned at 12:18 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, until 9:30 a.m. on the same day. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S7053.)




Next Meeting:
SENATE
9:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 1

Program for Tuesday:
The Majority Leader will be recognized. (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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