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November 6, 2013

Senate Record Digest - Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Senate passed H.R. 2747, to amend title 40, United States Code, to transfer certain functions from the Government Accountability Office to the Department of Labor relating to the processing of claims for the payment of workers who were not paid appropriate wages under certain provisions of such title.


Routine Proceedings, pages S7801-35

Measures Introduced:
Eleven bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 1644-1654, and S. Res. 286-287.
Pages S7829-30

Measures Reported:
Report to accompany S. Res. 253, authorizing expenditures by committees of the Senate for the periods October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014, and October 1, 2014, through February 28, 2015. (S. Rept. No. 113-116)
Page S7829 

Measures Passed:
Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act: Senate passed H.R. 2747, to amend title 40, United States Code, to transfer certain functions from the Government Accountability Office to the Department of Labor relating to the processing of claims for the payment of workers who were not paid appropriate wages under certain provisions of such title.
Page S7834 
Congratulating Oracle Team USA: Senate agreed to S. Res. 286, congratulating Oracle Team USA for winning the 34th America's Cup.
Page S7834 
Congratulating the Boston Red Sox: Senate agreed to S. Res. 287, congratulating the Boston Red Sox on winning the 2013 World Series.
Page S7834 

Measures Considered:
Employment Non-Discrimination Act--Agreement:
Senate continued consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 815, to prohibit the employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Pages S7804-25 
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that at approximately 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, Senate agree to the motion to proceed to consideration of the bill and begin consideration of the bill.
Page S7834 

Nominations Confirmed:
Senate confirmed the following nominations: Robert O. Blake, Jr., of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia. 2 Air Force nominations in the rank of general. 7 Army nominations in the rank of general. 1 Navy nomination in the rank of admiral. Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, and Navy.
Pages S7833, S7834-35

Measures Placed on the Calendar:
Pages S7802, S7828 

Executive Communications:
Pages S7828-29 

Additional Cosponsors:
Page S7830 

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Pages S7830-32 

Additional Statements:
Pages S7827-28 

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Pages S7832-33 

Adjournment:
Senate convened at 10 a.m. and adjourned at 6:45 p.m., until 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (For Senate's program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S7834.)




Next Meeting:
SENATE
10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 6
Senate Chamber

Program for Wednesday:
Senate will agree to the motion to proceed and begin consideration of S. 815, Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Source: Daily Digest; Full Senate Record

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