Skip to comments.Up to 4 roll call votes at 12:30pm tomorrow(FYI)
Posted on 09/26/2013 2:40:59 PM PDT by mdittmar
The Senate has reached an agreement that results in a series of up to 4 roll call votes at 12:30pm tomorrow, Friday, September 27. Those votes are in relation to the following items:
- Cloture on H.J.Res.59, the continuing resolution
- Motion to waive budget point of order
- Reid amendment #1974, perfecting substitute
- Passage of H.J.Res.59, as amended
All votes after the first vote will be 10 minutes in duration.
- H.J.Res.59, Continuing Appropriations
Reid: I ask unanimous consent that following Leader remarks on Friday, September 27th, the time until 12:10pm be equally divided between proponents and opponents of the motion to invoke cloture on H.J.Res.59; that the time from 12:10pm until 12:30pm be reserved from the two Leaders, with the final 10 minutes under control of the Majority Leader;
that at 12:30pm, the Senate proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on H.J.Res.59; that if cloture is invoked, all post-cloture time be yielded back; the pending Reid amendment #1975 be withdrawn; that no other amendments be in order;
that the Majority Leader be recognized to make a motion to waive applicable budget points of order; that if a motion to waive is agreed to, the Senate proceed to vote in relation to the Reid amendment #1974; that upon disposition of the Reid amendment, the joint resolution be read a third time and the Senate proceed to vote on passage of the joint resolution, as amended, if amended,
finally, that all after the first vote in this sequence of votes be ten minute votes and there be two minutes equally divided between the votes.
Can you translate this into English for us non-parliamentarians?
I had a tooth break off today, arghhhh....so I have to be at the dentist tomorrow just at the same time the action will be going on in the chamber.
If you or anyone else posts any brief recap of what transpires, please ping me. Much obliged,
Will be out and about some myself. Am sure Jim will have a live thread
Panel on special Report just said it was a big win for Cruz. One even suggested Boeners going to be replaced sooner rather then later
Keep the phone, fax, e-mails and hogs movin!