One bill was introduced, as follows: S. 1571.
Page S7430Measures Passed: Transboundary Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of S. 812, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to take actions to implement the Agreement between the United States of America and the United Mexican States Concerning Transboundary Hydrocarbon Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico, and the bill was then passed.
Page S7431Measures Considered:
Default Prevention Act:
Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1569, to ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States Government until December 31, 2014.
Pages S7419-30During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action: By 53 yeas to 45 nays (Vote No. 216), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected the motion to close further debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
Page S7426Subsequently, Senator Reid entered a motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill.
Page S7426Nomination Confirmed:
Senate confirmed the following nomination: 1 Air Force nomination in the rank of general.
Page S7432Messages from the House:
Page S7430Measures Placed on the Calendar:
Page S7430Measures Read the First Time:
Page S7430Additional Cosponsors:
Pages S7430-31Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions: Additional Statements: Record Votes:
One record vote was taken today. (Total--216)
Senate convened at 11 a.m. and adjourned at 2:58 p.m., until 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S7431.)
Senators will be permitted to speak for up to ten minutes each.
Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record