U.S. Senate Confirms Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State, 57-42
Senate Session - July 23, 2013

The Senate convened and thereafter resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1243, the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill.

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  • 10:00:35 AM

    THE CHAPLAIN

    MIR BARRY BLACK, WILL LEAD THE SENATE IN PRAYER. CHAP LANE. --

  • 10:01:48 AM

    THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE

    PRINCIPLES. WE PRAY IN YOUR HOLY NAME. AMEN.

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    THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE

    ALL.

  • 10:02:17 AM

    MR. REID

    ALL.

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    THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE

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    THE CLERK

    I NOW MOVE TO PROCEED TO CALENDAR NUMBER 99, WHICH IS THE TRANSPORTATION…

    I NOW MOVE TO PROCEED TO CALENDAR NUMBER 99, WHICH IS THE TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATIONS BILL.

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  • 10:02:36 AM

    MR. REID

    MR. PRESIDENT, FOLLOWING MY REMARKS AND THOSE OF THE REPUBLICAN LEADER,…

    MR. PRESIDENT, FOLLOWING MY REMARKS AND THOSE OF THE REPUBLICAN LEADER, THE TIME UNTIL NOON WILL BE EQUALLY DIVIDED AND CONTROLLED. AT NOON THERE WILL BE A CLOTURE VOTE ON THE MOTION TO PROCEED TO S. 1243. IF CLOTURE IS INVOKED, ALL POSTCLOTURE TIME WILL BE YIELDED BACK AND WE'LL VOTE ON THE ADOPTION OF THE MOAGHTS MOTION TO PROCEED. -- ON THE ADOPTION OF THE MOTION TO PROCEED. WE HOPE THAT WILL BE A VOICE VOTE AND WE CAN BEGIN CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE VOTE AT NOON. THE SENATE WILL RECESS UNTIL 12:30 -- RECESS FROM 12:30 TO 2:15 TODAY FOR OUR WEEKLY CAUCUS MEETINGS. I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT THAT THE SENATOR CHIESA BE RECOGNIZED FOR UP TO 15 MINUTES AT 2:15 TODAY TO DELIVER HIS MAIDEN SPEECH.

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  • 10:03:21 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE SENATOR CHIESA BE RECOGNIZED FOR UP TO 15

  • 10:03:24 AM

    MR. REID

    WITHOUT OBJECTION, SO ORDERED.

  • 10:11:14 AM

    MR. McCONNELL

  • 10:11:15 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    HIGH.

  • 10:11:18 AM

    MR. McCONNELL

  • 10:17:19 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    AND OVER, AND IN FACT IT'S JUST NOT WORKING. MR. PRESIDENT, I YIELD THE…

    AND OVER, AND IN FACT IT'S JUST NOT WORKING. MR. PRESIDENT, I YIELD THE FLOOR.

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  • 10:17:35 AM

    MR. McCONNELL

    UNTIL 12:00 NOON WILL BE EQUALLY DIVIDED BETWEEN THE TWO LEADERS OR THEIR

  • 10:17:37 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    I SUGGEST THE ABSENCE OF A QUORUM.

  • 10:18:20 AM

    MR. SANDERS

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 10:18:23 AM

    MR. SANDERS

  • 10:18:25 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 10:18:29 AM

    MR. SANDERS

  • 10:35:45 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    PRESIDENT, I WOULD YIELD THE FLOOR. I SUGGEST THE ABSENCE

  • 10:36:34 AM

    MR. SANDERS

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 10:36:37 AM

    MR. SANDERS

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 10:36:43 AM

    MR. SANDERS

    MR. PRESIDENT?

  • 10:36:46 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 10:36:53 AM

    MR. SANDERS

    THE TIME EQUALLY DIVIDED IN QUORUM CALLS. THE

  • 10:36:55 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 10:45:00 AM

    Quorum Call

  • 11:06:58 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 11:06:59 AM

    MS. MIKULSKI

  • 11:07:01 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 11:07:04 AM

    MS. MIKULSKI

    THE SENATOR FROM MARYLAND.

  • 11:13:04 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE RATE OF DANGER IN OUR

  • 11:13:06 AM

    MRS. MURRAY

    THE SENATOR FROM WASHINGTON.

  • 11:13:57 AM

    MR. BAUCUS

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 11:14:00 AM

    MR. BAUCUS

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

  • 11:24:18 AM

    MRS. MURRAY

  • 11:24:19 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 11:24:20 AM

    MRS. MURRAY

    FOR ALLOWING ME TO TAKE THIS TIME. THANKS SO VERY MUCH. MRS.

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MUCH. MRS.

  • 11:24:25 AM

    MRS. MURRAY

  • 11:34:03 AM

    MS. COLLINS

    COLLINS FOR HER TREMENDOUS WORK ON THIS AND IN-DEPTH UNDERSTANDING OF THE

  • 11:34:06 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THIS AND IN-DEPTH UNDERSTANDING OF THE

  • 11:34:07 AM

    MS. COLLINS

    THANK YOU. THANK YOU. MR. PRESIDENT?

  • 11:49:29 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MANNER. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I SEE THAT OUR RANKING MEMBER OF THE…

    MANNER. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I SEE THAT OUR RANKING MEMBER OF THE FULL COMMITTEE IS ON THE FLOOR,

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  • 11:49:35 AM

    MR. SHELBY

    THE SENATOR FROM ALABAMA.

  • 11:53:38 AM

    MRS. MURRAY

    YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I YIELD THE FLOOR.

  • 11:53:49 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 11:53:51 AM

    MRS. MURRAY

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 11:55:55 AM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE WILL OF THE SENATE MOVE FORWARD. SO, MADAM PRESIDENT, IN A FEW SHORT…

    THE WILL OF THE SENATE MOVE FORWARD. SO, MADAM PRESIDENT, IN A FEW SHORT MINUTES, WE WILL MOVE TO THAT VOTE, AND I URGE OUR COLLEAGUES TO VOTE YES. WITH THAT, I SUGGEST THE ABSENCE OF A QUORUM.

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  • 12:00:09 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 12:00:11 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

  • 12:00:13 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE SENATOR FROM WASHINGTON.

  • 12:00:20 PM

    THE CLERK

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT THAT THE QUORUM CALL BE DISPENSED WITH.

  • 12:00:44 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, THE MANDATORY QUORUM CALL HAS BEEN WAIVED. THE…

    BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, THE MANDATORY QUORUM CALL HAS BEEN WAIVED. THE QUESTION IS: IS IT THE SENSE OF THE SENATE THAT DEBATE ON THE MOTION TO PROCEED TO S. 1243, AN ORIGINAL BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, SHALL BE BROUGHT TO A CLOSE. THE YEAS AND NAYS ARE MANDATORY UNDER THE RULE. THE CLERK WILL CALL THE ROLL. VOTE: VOTE: AO VOTE:

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  • 12:01:29 PM

    Senate Vote 181 - On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S 1243)

    Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014

    Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to (73 - 26)
    Yea
    Nay

    Vote Details: Yea - 72
    Democratic - 51
    Republican - 19
    Independent - 2

    Vote Details: Nay - 26
    Republican - 26

  • 12:29:33 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 12:30:34 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    SIGN. THE AYES APPEAR TO HAVE IT. THE AYES DO HAVE IT. THE MOTION IS…

    SIGN. THE AYES APPEAR TO HAVE IT. THE AYES DO HAVE IT. THE MOTION IS AGREED TO. THE SENATOR

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  • 12:30:41 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    TO. THE SENATOR FROM WASHINGTON.

  • 12:30:46 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    THE SENATE WILL COME TO ORDER. THE SENATOR FROM WASHINGTON.

  • 12:31:31 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    APPRECIATE ALL THE WORK OF MY RANKING MEMBER, SENATOR COLLINS,

  • 12:31:33 PM

    THE CLERK

    THE CLERK WILL REPORT THE BILL.

  • 12:31:47 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT…

    FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2014, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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  • 12:32:29 PM

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  • 02:25:49 PM

    MR. CORNYN

  • 02:25:51 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MADAM PRESIDENT?

  • 02:25:53 PM

    MR. CORNYN

    MADAM PRESIDENT?

  • 02:26:52 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 02:27:02 PM

    MR. CORNYN

    OFFICER: THE REPUBLICAN WHIP.

  • 02:43:33 PM

    MR. DURBIN

  • 02:43:34 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MADAM PRESIDENT,?

  • 02:43:38 PM

    MR. DURBIN

    MADAM PRESIDENT,?

  • 02:56:41 PM

    MR. VITTER

  • 02:56:42 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 02:56:43 PM

    MR. VITTER

    MADAM PRESIDENT?

  • 02:56:53 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 02:56:56 PM

    THE CLERK

    AMENDMENT NUMBER 1744 TO THE APPROPRIATION BILL CURRENTLY BEFORE THE…

    AMENDMENT NUMBER 1744 TO THE APPROPRIATION BILL CURRENTLY BEFORE THE SENATE.

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  • 02:57:02 PM

    MR. VITTER

    THE CLERK WILL REPORT THE AMENDMENT.

  • 02:57:05 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE SENATOR FROM LOUISIANA, MR. VITTER, PROPOSES AN AMENDMENT NUMBERED…

    THE SENATOR FROM LOUISIANA, MR. VITTER, PROPOSES AN AMENDMENT NUMBERED 1744.

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  • 02:57:06 PM

    MR. VITTER

    MADAM PRESIDENT, I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO WAIVE READING OF THE WHOLE.

  • 03:03:02 PM

    MS. COLLINS

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    WITH THAT, I YIELD BACK THE FLOOR.

  • 03:03:06 PM

    MS. COLLINS

    MR. PRESIDENT?

  • 03:05:51 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE CLERK WILL CALL THE ROLL. QUORUM CALL:

  • 03:10:25 PM

    MS. COLLINS

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 03:10:28 PM

    MS. COLLINS

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 03:10:35 PM

    MS. COLLINS

    THE SENATOR FROM MAINE.

  • 03:18:05 PM

    MR. RUBIO

    REQUEST. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. MR.

  • 03:18:11 PM

    MR. RUBIO

    PRESIDENT.

  • 03:18:15 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 03:18:16 PM

    MR. RUBIO

    I ASK TO BE RECOGNIZEDRECOGNIZED IN MORNING BUSINESS FOR UP TO TEN MINUTES.

  • 03:30:07 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    OR PERMANENTLY REPEALING IT AND REPLACING IT WITH SOMETHING BETTER. THANK…

    OR PERMANENTLY REPEALING IT AND REPLACING IT WITH SOMETHING BETTER. THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I SUGGEST

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  • 03:34:02 PM

    MR. REED

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MR.

  • 03:34:06 PM

    MR. REED

    MR.

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 03:34:11 PM

    MR. REED

  • 03:55:55 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE CLERK WILL CALL THE ROLL. QUORUM CALL: QUORUM CALL: QUORUM CALL:

  • 04:01:11 PM

    Quorum Call

  • 04:28:03 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

  • 04:28:06 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 04:28:07 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    MR. PRESIDENT, I ASK THAT THE QUORUM CALL BE LIFTED.

  • 04:28:27 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    AT 4:45 P.M., THE SENATE PROCEED TO VOTE IN RELATION TO THE VITTER…

    AT 4:45 P.M., THE SENATE PROCEED TO VOTE IN RELATION TO THE VITTER AMENDMENT, FURTHER THAT NO SECOND-DEGREE AMENDMENT BE IN ORDER TO THE VITTER AMENDMENT PRIOR TO THE VOTE. THE

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  • 04:28:36 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    PRESIDING OFFICER: IS THERE OBJECTION TO THE REQUEST? WITHOUT

  • 04:28:38 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE REQUEST? WITHOUT OBJECTION.

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    MRS. MURRAY

    OBJECTION. MRS.

  • 04:28:44 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MR. PRESIDENT -- MR. PRESIDENT?

  • 04:32:31 PM

    Quorum Call

  • 04:45:23 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    MRS.

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 04:45:32 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    MR. PRESIDENT, I ASK THAT THE QUORUM CALL BE LIFTED.

  • 04:45:35 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MR. PRESIDENT, I ASK FOR THE YEAS AND NAYS.

  • 04:45:47 PM

    Senate Vote 182 - On the Amendment (Vitter Amdt No 1744)

    To prohibit funds to be used to provide housing assistance benefits to individuals convicted of certain felonies.

    Amendment Agreed to (99 - 1)
    Yea

    Vote Details: Yea - 98
    Republican - 46
    Democratic - 50
    Independent - 2

    Vote Details: Nay - 1
    Democratic - 1

  • 05:23:13 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

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    MRS. MURRAY

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    MS. COLLINS

  • 05:23:27 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 05:23:28 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

  • 05:23:29 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    ONE NAY. THE AMENDMENT IS GRANTED.

  • 05:23:33 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    MOVE TO RECONSIDER.

  • 05:23:47 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    FOR UP TO TEN MINUTES EACH. FURTHER, THAT WHEN THE SENATE RHYME…

    FOR UP TO TEN MINUTES EACH. FURTHER, THAT WHEN THE SENATE RHYME CONSIDERATION OF S. 1243, ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, SENATOR PORTMAN BE

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  • 05:23:52 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    IS THERE OBJECTION? WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 05:24:28 PM

    MS. COLLINS

  • 05:24:29 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    AND I CAN SPEAK FOR MYSELF, I'M SURE I SPEAK FOR SENATOR COLLINS, TOO,

  • 05:24:31 PM

    MS. COLLINS

    MADAM PRESIDENT?

  • 05:25:11 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    POINT. SO TOMORROW'S THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO COME TO THE FLOOR…

    POINT. SO TOMORROW'S THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO COME TO THE FLOOR EARLY. WE WILL

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  • 05:25:22 PM

    MRS. MURRAY

    WARNED. [LAUGHTER] MRS.

  • 05:25:24 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 05:26:52 PM

    MR. MANCHIN

  • 05:26:53 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 05:26:55 PM

    MR. MANCHIN

  • 05:27:00 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MADAM PRESIDENT?

  • 05:27:06 PM

    MR. MINCH MARCH I KNOW

  • 05:27:08 PM

    MR. MANCHIN

    MORNING BUSINESS.

  • 05:27:10 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 05:27:12 PM

    MR. MANCHIN

    CALL. MR. MINCH MARCH I KNOW: I KNOW --

  • 05:27:17 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 05:27:19 PM

    MR. MANCHIN

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 05:40:37 PM

    MR. BLUMENTHAL

    IMPORTANT FACTORS TO THE FOREFRONT. WE HAVE IT IN THE BILL NOW. THANK

  • 05:40:39 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MADAM PRESIDENT?

  • 05:40:52 PM

    MR. BLUMENTHAL

    OUT. THE SENATOR FROM CONNECTICUT.

  • 05:52:35 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    FLOOR. THE PRESIDING

  • 05:52:37 PM

    MR. BROWN

    THE SENATOR FROM OHIO.

  • 06:00:30 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE UNTHINKABLE HAPPENS. MADAM PRESIDENT,

  • 06:00:32 PM

    MR. BROWN

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 06:06:40 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    I SUGGEST THE ABSENCE OF A QUORUM.

  • 06:09:45 PM

    MR. CASEY

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 06:09:47 PM

    MR. CASEY

    MR.

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    MR.

  • 06:09:52 PM

    MR. CASEY

    MADAM PRESIDENT?

  • 06:26:09 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THEM TO MAKE THOSE DECISIONS, ALLOW THEM TO MAKE THE INVESTMENTS THAT THEY…

    THEM TO MAKE THOSE DECISIONS, ALLOW THEM TO MAKE THE INVESTMENTS THAT THEY WANT TO MAKE. MADAM PRESIDENT, I WOULD YIELD THE FLOOR AND NOTE THE ABSENCE OF A QUORUM.

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  • 06:26:28 PM

    Quorum Call

  • 07:02:24 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 07:02:25 PM

    MR. REID

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 07:02:29 PM

    MR. REID

  • 07:02:34 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT THE CALL OF THE QUORUM BE VITIATED.

  • 07:02:39 PM

    THE CLERK

    THE CLERK WILL READ THE TITLE OF THE BILL FOR THE FIRST TIME.

  • 07:02:49 PM

    MR. REID

    2668 AN ACT TO DELAY THE APPLICATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE…

    2668 AN ACT TO DELAY THE APPLICATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATE, TO DELAY

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  • 07:02:58 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 07:03:04 PM

    MR. REID

    OBJECTION IS HEARD. THE BILL WILL BE READ FOR THE SECOND TIME ON THE NEXT…

    OBJECTION IS HEARD. THE BILL WILL BE READ FOR THE SECOND TIME ON THE NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.

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  • 07:04:18 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 07:04:20 PM

    MR. REID

    ALL THE VISITORS AGAINST AN ARMED INTRUDER

  • 07:04:22 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    WITHOUT OBJECTION, SO ORDERED.

  • 07:08:37 PM

    MR. REID

  • 07:08:38 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 07:08:39 PM

    MR. REID

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    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 07:08:42 PM

    MR. REID

  • 07:10:07 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

  • 07:10:08 PM

    MR. REID

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 07:10:34 PM

    THE PRESIDING OFFICER

    THE AMERICAN PEOPLE WILL ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR GOOD WORK ON THIS ISSUE. IF…

    THE AMERICAN PEOPLE WILL ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR GOOD WORK ON THIS ISSUE. IF THERE IS NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE SENATE, I ASK IT ADJOURN UNDER THE PREVIOUS ORDER.

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