Library of Congress Congressional Record – Sunday, July 31, 2011

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Daily Digest

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Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pagesS5147-S5154

House Messages:

Debt Limit Increase Bill–Agreement : Senate continued consideration of the amendment of the House of Representatives to S. 627, to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays, taking action on the following motions and amendments proposed thereto:

Pages S5148-54 

Pending:
Reid motion to concur in the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill, with Reid Amendment No. 589, to cut spending, maintain existing commitments, and for other purposes.

Page S5148 

Reid Amendment No. 590 (to Amendment No. 589), to change the enactment date.

Page S5148 

Reid motion to refer the message of the House on the bill to the Committee on the Budget, with instructions, Reid Amendment No. 591, to change the enactment date.

Page S5148 

Reid Amendment No. 592 (to the instructions (Amendment No. 591) on the motion to refer), of a perfecting nature.

Page S5148 

Reid Amendment No. 593 (to Amendment No. 592), of a perfecting nature.

Page S5148 

During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the following action:
By 50 yeas to 49 nays (Vote No. 122), three-fifths of those Senators duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the affirmative, Senate rejected the motion to close further debate on the Reid motion to concur in the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill, with Reid Amendment No. 589, to cut spending, maintain existing commitments, and for other purposes.

Page S5153 

Subsequently, Senator Reid entered a motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the Reid motion to concur in the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill, with Reid Amendment No. 589.

Page S5153 

A unanimous-consent-time agreement was reached providing further consideration of the motion to concur in the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill, with Reid Amendment No. 589, at approximately 10:30 a.m., on Monday, August 1, 2011; and that the Senate recess from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.; provided further, that 12:30 p.m., Senate resume consideration of the motion to concur with respect to the House Message to S. 627, with the time until 2 p.m. equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders, or their designees, with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.

Page S5154 

Additional Cosponsors:

Page S5154 

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total–122)

Page S5153 

Adjournment: Senate convened at 12 p.m. and adjourned at 8:36 p.m., until 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2011. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Majority Leader in today’s Record on page S5154.)

Committee Meetings

(Committees not listed did not meet)
No committee meetings were held.

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House of Representatives

Chamber Action

Public Bills and Resolutions Introduced: There were no Public Bills or Resolutions introduced in today’s Record.

Reports Filed: There were no reports filed today.

Recess: The House recessed at 1:02 p.m. and reconvened at 1:36 p.m.

Page H5813

Meeting Hour: Agreed that when the House adjourns today, it adjourn to meet at 10 a.m. tomorrow, August 1st for morning hour debate and 12 noon for legislative business.

Page H5813

Quorum Calls–Votes: There were no Yea and Nay votes, and there were no Recorded votes. There were no quorum calls.

Adjournment: The House met at 1 p.m. and adjourned at 1:37 p.m.

Committee Meetings

No hearings were held.

Joint Meetings

No joint committee meetings were held.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR MONDAY,

AUGUST 1, 2011

(Committee meetings are open unless otherwise indicated)

Senate

No meetings/hearings scheduled.

House

Committee on the Judiciary,Full Committee, continue markup of the following: H.R. 1433, the “Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2011”; H.R. 83, the “Bullying Prevention and Intervention Act of 2011”; and H.R. 2189, the “Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2011”. 9:30 a.m., 2141 Rayburn.

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Next Meetingof the

SENATE

10:30 a.m., Monday, August 1

Senate Chamber

Program for Monday: Senate will continue consideration of the motion to concur in the amendment of the House of Representatives toS. 627, Debt Limit Increase Bill, with Reid Amendment No. 589, to cut spending, maintain existing commitments, and for other purposes.
(Senate will recess from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. for a Democratic caucus meeting.)

Next Meetingof the

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

10 a.m., Monday, August 1

House Chamber

Program for Monday: To be announced.

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