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Record Digest - August 3, 2012

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Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

Senate Record - August 3, 2012


  1. The Senate met at 10:15 and 9 seconds a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Christopher A.
  2. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  3. ADJOURNMENT UNTIL TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
Source: Congressional Record (same list, temporary links)

House Record - August 3, 2012

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Flores).
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  6. COMMUNICATION FROM THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE

August 3, 2012

House Vote - S.Con.Res. 56: Adjournment Resolution

S.Con.Res. 56: A concurrent resolution providing for a conditional adjournment or recess of the Senate and an adjournment of the House of Representatives.
8/2/2012 5:26pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Failed150-265 (GT).

House Suspension Vote - H.Con.Res. 127: Internet Governance

H.Con.Res. 127: Expressing the sense of Congress regarding actions to preserve and advance the multistakeholder governance model under which the Internet has thrived.
8/2/2012 5:07pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to: (2/3 required): 414-0

House Votes - H.R. 6233: Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012

H.R. 6233: Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
8/2/2012 4:50pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed189-232
8/2/2012 4:58pm:
On passage Passed223-197

House Votes - H.R. 6169: Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act

H.R. 6169: Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012
8/2/2012 4:13pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed188-235 (GT).
8/2/2012 4:20pm:
On passage Passed232-189 (GT).

Senate Vote - S. 3326: African Growth and Opportunity Act

S. 3326: A bill to amend the African Growth and Opportunity Act to extend the third-country fabric program and to add South Sudan to the list of countries eligible for designation under that Act, to make technical corrections to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States relating to the textile and apparel rules of origin for the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement, to approve the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Baucus, Max [MT] (introduced 6/21/2012)      Cosponsors (13)
Related Bills: H.R.5986

ALL ACTIONS
7/18/2012:
Committee on Finance. Reported by Senator Baucus without amendment. Without written report.
8/2/2012:
S.AMDT.2771 Amendment SA 2771 proposed by Senator Coburn.
8/2/2012:
S.AMDT.2771 Amendment SA 2771 not agreed to in Senate: 40-58 (GT).
8/2/2012:
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

Senate Cloture Vote - S. 3414: Cybersecurity Act of 2012

S. 3414: Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (CSA2012)
8/2/2012:
Cloture on the bill not invoked in Senate: 52-46

Record Digest - August 2, 2012

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    Senate passed S. 3326, African Growth and Opportunity Act.
    Senate and House passed H.R. 5986, African Growth and Opportunity Act.

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

Senate Record - August 2, 2012

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Tom Udall, a Senator from the State of New Mexico.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. VETERANS JOBS CORPS ACT OF 2012—MOTION TO PROCEED
  5. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - August 2, 2012

  1. The House met at 9 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Womack).
  2. DESIGNATION OF THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. PRAYER
  4. THE JOURNAL
  5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  6. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

August 2, 2012

House Suspension Votes - H.Res. 750 (H.R. 1905), H.R. 4365

H.Res. 750: Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendment to H.R. 1905, with an amendment.
8/1/2012 6:26pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to: (2/3 required): 421-6

H.R. 4365: To amend title 5, United States Code, to make clear that accounts in the Thrift Savings Fund are subject to certain Federal tax levies.
8/1/2012 6:33pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 414-6

House Votes - H.R. 8: Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act

H.R. 8: Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012

8/1/2012 6:11pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed181-246
8/1/2012 6:20pm:
On passage Passed256-171

Record Digest - August 1, 2012

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Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

Senate Record - August 1, 2012

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Kirsten E. Gillibrand, a Senator from the State of New York.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER

House Record - August 1, 2012

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Webster).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. RESIGNATION FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  4. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  5. REPORT IN THE MATTER OF ALLEGATIONS RELATING TO REPRESENTATIVE LAURA RICHARDSON
  6. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

August 1, 2012

House Suspension Votes - S. 679, H.R. 828, H.R. 3803

S. 679: Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011
7/31/2012 7:07pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 261-116

H.R. 828: Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2011
7/31/2012 7:14pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to: (2/3 required): 263-114

H.R. 3803: District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
7/31/2012 7:21pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed: (2/3 required): 220-154

Record Digest - July 31, 2012

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Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

Senate Record - July 31, 2012

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Christopher A. Coons, a Senator from the State of Delaware.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER

House Record - July 31, 2012

  1. The House met at noon and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Womack).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

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