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March 25, 2013

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March 18, 2013
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March 18, 2013 March 19, 2013
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Senate Vote-a-rama - S.Con.Res. 8: United States Government Budget, FY 2014

S.Con.Res. 8: An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023.

3/23/2013:
Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments: 50-49

Record Digest - Friday, March 22, 2013

Congressional Record: Senate


HIGHLIGHTS




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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - March 22, 2013

  1. Senate
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. CONCURRENT BUDGET RESOLUTION ON THE BUDGET, FISCAL YEAR 2014
  6. MORNING BUSINESS

March 22, 2013

Senate Amendment Votes - S.Con.Res. 8: United States Government Budget, FY 2014

S.Con.Res. 8: An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023.

House Vote - H.R. 933: Continuing Resolution, FY 2013

H.R. 933: Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013

3/21/2013 10:54am:
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to318-109

House Vote - H.Con.Res. 25: United States Government Budget, FY 2014

H.Con.Res. 25: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023.

3/21/2013 10:44am:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to221-207

Record Digest - Thursday, March 21, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - March 21, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:000a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable BRIAN SCHATZ, a Senator from the State of Hawaii.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME
  6. CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ON THE BUDGET, FISCAL YEAR 2014
  7. MORNING BUSINESS

House Record - March 21, 2013

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

March 21, 2013

House Votes - H.Con.Res. 25: United States Government Budget, FY 2014

H.Con.Res. 25: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023.

Senate Votes - H.R. 933: Continuing Resolution, FY 2013

H.R. 933: Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013

3/20/2013:
Cloture on the bill invoked in Senate: 63-36
3/20/2013:
Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title: 73-26

Record Digest - Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


HIGHLIGHTS


    Senate passed H.R. 933, Further Continuing Appropriations Act, as amended.

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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - March 20, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable William M. Cowan, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - March 20, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Hultgren).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

March 20, 2013

House Vote - H.Res. 115: Committee Expenses

H.Res. 115: Providing for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress.

3/19/2013 4:13pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to272-136

House Rule Votes - H.Res. 122: Providing for consideration of H.Con.Res. 25, H.Res. 115

H.Res. 122Providing for consideration of H. Con. Res. 25, H. Res. 115

3/19/2013 2:44pm:
On ordering the previous question Agreed to223-189
3/19/2013 2:53pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to224-189

Record Digest - Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Chamber Action


Senate Record - March 19, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the President pro tempore (Mr. Leahy).
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  4. SCHEDULE
  5. MARINE BASE EXPLOSION
  6. THE BUDGET
  7. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME
  8. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND VETERANS AFFAIRS, AND FULL-YEAR CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2013
  9. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  10. RECESS

House Record - March 19, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Collins of New York).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

March 19, 2013

House Suspension Votes - H.Con.Res. 18, H.Con.Res. 19

H.Con.Res. 18: Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers' Memorial Service.

3/18/2013 7:02pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to: (2/3 required): 388-0


H.Con.Res. 19: Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby.

3/18/2013 7:10pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to: (2/3 required): 386-0

Senate Amendment Vote - H.R. 933: Continuing Resolution, FY 2013

H.R. 933: Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013

3/18/2013:
S.AMDT.26 Cloture on amendment SA 26 invoked in Senate: 63-35

Record Digest - Monday, March 18, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - March 18, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 2:000p.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Tammy Baldwin, a Senator from the State of Wisconsin.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. MEASURES PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—S. 582 AND S. 583
  7. THE CONTINUING RESOLUTION
  8. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - March 18, 2013

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

March 16, 2013

Weekly Digest

House

March 11, 2013
March 12, 2013 March 13, 2013
March 14, 2013
March 15, 2013

Senate

March 11, 2013
March 12, 2013
March 13, 2013
March 14, 2013

House Votes - H.R. 803: SKILLS Act

H.R. 803: SKILLS Act

3/15/2013 12:16pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed184-233 (GT).
3/15/2013 12:24pm:
On passage Passed215-202 (GT).

Record Digest - Friday, March 15, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives


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Senate


Chamber Action


The Senate was not in session and stands adjourned until 2 p.m. on Monday, March 18, 2013.

Committee Meetings


(Committees not listed did not meet)

JPMORGAN CHASE


Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations concluded a hearing to examine JPMorgan Chase whale trades, after receiving testimony from Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, Scott Waterhouse, Examiner-in-Charge, OCC National Bank Examiners--JPMorgan Chase, and Michael Sullivan, Deputy Comptroller for Risk Analysis, Risk Analysis Department, all of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the Treasury; and Ashley Bacon, Michael Cavanagh, and Douglas L. Braunstein, all of JPMorgan Chase and Co., and Ina R. Drew, and Peter Weiland, all of New York, New York.

House of Representatives

House Record - March 15, 2013

  1. House of Representatives
  2. PRAYER
  3. THE JOURNAL
  4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  5. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

March 15, 2013

House Rule Votes - H.Res. 113: Providing for consideration of H.R. 803

H.Res. 113: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 803) to reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st century.


3/14/2013 5:12pm:
On ordering the previous question Agreed to225-191
3/14/2013 5:19pm:
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to226-191

Senate Amendment Votes - H.R. 933: Continuing Resolution, FY 2013

H.R. 933: Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013

3/13/2013:
S.AMDT.53 Amendment SA 53 proposed by Senator Harkin to Amendment SA 26. (consideration: CR S1741-1768)
Of a perfecting nature.
3/14/2013:
S.AMDT.66 Amendment SA 66 proposed by Senator Coburn to Amendment SA 26. (consideration: CR S1829-1831; text: CR S1829)
To temporarily freeze the hiring of nonessential Federal employees.

3/14/2013:
S.AMDT.53 Amendment SA 53, under the order of 3/13/2013, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate: 54-45
3/14/2013:
S.AMDT.66 Amendment SA 66, under the order of 3/14/2013, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate: 45-54


Record Digest - Thursday, March 14, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate


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Senate


Chamber Action



Senate Record - March 14, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Heidi Heitkamp, a Senator from the State of North Dakota.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. MEASURE PLACED ON THE CALENDAR—S. 558
  7. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  8. THE BUDGET
  9. TRIBUTE TO JOHN McCAIN
  10. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - March 14, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. McClintock).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

March 14, 2013

House Votes - H.R. 890: Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act

H.R. 890: Preserving Work Requirements for Welfare Programs Act of 2013

3/13/2013 5:36pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed199-230 (GT).
3/13/2013 5:42pm:
On passage Passed246-181 (GT).

Senate Amendment Votes - H.R. 933: Continuing Resolution, FY 2013

H.R. 933: Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013

3/13/2013:
S.AMDT.30 Amendment SA 30 proposed by Senator Cruz to Amendment SA 26.
To prohibit the use of funds to carry out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
3/13/2013:
S.AMDT.30 Amendment SA 30 not agreed to in Senate: 45-52

3/13/2013:
S.AMDT.33 Amendment SA 33 proposed by Senator McCain to Amendment SA 26.
To strike certain authorities relating to the use for grants of funds of the Office of Economic Assistance of the Department of Defense.
3/13/2013:
S.AMDT.33 Motion to table amendment SA 33 rejected in Senate: 48-50

Record Digest - Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

HIGHLIGHTS




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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - March 13, 2013


  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable WILLIAM M. COWAN, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  7. THE BUDGET
  8. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - March 13, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Bentivolio).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

March 13, 2013

House Suspension Vote - H.R. 1035: Study community-based flood insurance options

H.R. 1035: To require a study of voluntary community-based flood insurance options and how such options could be incorporated into the national flood insurance program

3/12/2013 6:56pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 397-17 (GT).

Record Digest - Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

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Senate


Chamber Action


Senate Record - March 12, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable William M. Cowan, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. THE RYAN BUDGET
  7. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  8. BUDGET PREVIEW
  9. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - March 12, 2013

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

March 7, 2013

House Votes - H.R. 933: Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act

H.R. 933: Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013

3/6/2013 1:54pm:
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed188-231
3/6/2013 2:04pm:
On passage Passed267-151

Record Digest - March 6, 2013

Daily Digest
    House passed H.R. 933, Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013.

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

Senate Record - March 6, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 9:30 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable WILLIAM M. COWAN, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE

House Record - March 6, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker.
  2. PRAYER 
  3. THE JOURNAL 
  4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 
  5. ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER 

March 6, 2013

House Suspension Vote - H.R. 338: Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act

H.R. 338: Stop Tobacco Smuggling in the Territories Act of 2013

3/5/2013 2:36pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 421-5

House Suspension Vote - H.R. 668: Deficit cost-per-taxpayer estimate requirement

H.R. 668: Deficit cost-per-taxpayer estimate requirement

3/5/2013 2:28pm:
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to: (2/3 required): 392-28

Senate Vote - S.Amdt. 25 to S.Res. 64: Senate staffing cut

S.Res. 64: An original resolution authorizing expenditures by committees of the Senate for the period March 1, 2013, through September 30, 2013.

3/5/2013:
S.AMDT.25 Amendment SA 25 proposed by Senator Paul.
To strike supplemental staff funding available only to a limited number of Senators in a time of sequestration.
3/5/2013:
S.AMDT.25 Amendment SA 25 not agreed to in Senate: 44-53

Record Digest - March 5, 2013

Daily Digest

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

Senate Record - March 5, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable William M. Cowan, a Senator from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. THE CHAPLAIN
  6. SCHEDULE
  7. NOMINATIONS
  8. RECOGNITION OF THE MINORITY LEADER
  9. REGULAR ORDER

House Record - March 5, 2013

  1. The House met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Speaker pro tempore (Mr. DeSantis).
  2. DESIGNATION OF SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE
  3. MORNING-HOUR DEBATE

March 5, 2013

March 1, 2013

Weekly Digest

House

February 25, 2013
February 26, 2013
February 27, 2013 February 28, 2013

Senate

February 25, 2013
February 26, 2013
  • Charles Timothy Hagel, of Nebraska, confirmed to be Secretary of Defense.
February 27, 2013
  • Jacob J. Lew, of New York, confirmed to be Secretary of the Treasury.
February 28, 2013

Senate Votes - S. 16, S. 388: Sequester Replacements

S. 16: A bill to provide for a sequester replacement.
2/28/2013:
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate: 38-62

S. 388: American Family Economic Protection Act of 2013
2/28/2013:
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate: 51-49

House Votes - S. 47: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA)

S. 47: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013

2/28/2013 11:57am:
On passage Passed286-138

Record Digest - February 28, 2013

Daily Digest

Congressional Record: House of Representatives, Senate

Senate Record - February 28, 2013

  1. The Senate met at 10 a.m. and was called to order by the Honorable Brian Schatz, a Senator from the State of Hawaii.
  2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
  4. RECOGNITION OF THE MAJORITY LEADER
  5. SCHEDULE
  6. FAREWELL TO RICK DeBOBES 
  7. THE SEQUESTER
  8. RESERVATION OF LEADER TIME

House Record - February 28, 2013

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

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