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Senate Proceeding on May 16th, 2011 :: 4:46:45 to 4:52:10
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Harry Reid

4:46:45 to 4:52:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Harry Reid

4:46:50 to 4:47:10( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: quorum call: mr. reid: mr. president? the presiding officer: the majority leader. mr. reid: of the quorum be terminated. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent that at 2:15 p.m. on tuesday, may 17, the majority leader be recognized to move to proceed to calendar number 42, s. 940, the close big oil tax loopholes act, that calendar

Harry Reid

4:47:11 to 4:47:36( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: number 43, s. 953, the offshore production and safety act. there be up two four hours of debate fryer a vote on the motion to proceed to -- prior to a vote on the motion to proceed to s. 940, that the vote on the motion to proceed be subject to a 60-vote threshold, that the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid on the table, with no intervening action or debate. further, that at 10:30 a.m. on

Harry Reid

4:47:37 to 4:47:58( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: wednesday, may 18, the senate resume consideration of the motion to proceed to calendar number 43, that will be up to four hours of debate fryer a vote on the -- prior to a vote on the motion to proceed on the bill, that the vote on the motion to proceed be subject to a 60-vote threshold, that the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid on the table with no intervening action

Harry Reid

4:47:59 to 4:48:20( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: or debate. the presiding officer: without objection.

Harry Reid

4:48:21 to 4:48:45( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: mr. reid: final, understood what i just asked consent, the motion to proceed contained in this agreement does not achieve 60 affirmative votes, the motion be withdrawn. objection. mr. reid: i ask consent that the senate proceed to the following postal naming bills en bloc -- calendars number 46, 47, 48,

Harry Reid

4:48:46 to 4:49:06( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: which are s. 349, s. 655, and h.r. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent the bill be read a third time and passed en bloc, the motions to reconsider be laid upon the table en bloc, with no

Harry Reid

4:49:07 to 4:49:29( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: intervening action or debate and any statements relating to this matter appear in the record at the appropriate place as if given. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: ask consent the judiciary committee be discharged from consideration of s. 177. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: s. res. 177, designating the week of may 15 through may 21, 20011, as national -- 2011 as national

Harry Reid

4:49:30 to 4:49:50( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: public works week. the presiding officer: without objection, the committee is discharged and the senate proceed. mr. reid: i ask unanimous i ask unanimous consent the resolution be agreed to, the motion to reconsider be laid on the table, there be no intervening action or debate and any statements relating to this matter be placed in the record at the appropriate place as if read. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: i'm told that there's a bill at the desk due for its

Harry Reid

4:49:51 to 4:50:12( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: first reading. the presiding officer: the clerk the clerkwill read the bill for the first time. the clerk: h.r. 1231, the act to amend the outer continental shelf lands act and so forth and for other p mr. reid: i now ask for a second reading of this piece of legislation in order to place the bill on the calendar under the provisions of rule 14 but i

Harry Reid

4:50:13 to 4:50:33( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: object to my own request. the presiding officer: objection is heard. mr. reid: i ask consent the appointments at the desk appear separately in the record as if made by the chair. the presiding officer: without mr. reid: i ask unanimous

Harry Reid

4:50:34 to 4:50:54( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: consent that when the senate completes its business today, it adjourn until tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m., that's tuesday, may 17. following the prayer and pledge, the journal of proceedings be approved to date, the morning hour be deemed expired, the time for the two leaders be reserved for their use later in the day, that following any leader remarks, the senate proceed to executive session under the previous order.

Harry Reid

4:50:55 to 4:51:15( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: and that the senate recess following the roll call vote on the confirmation of the carnie nomination until 2:15 p.m. to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. final, at 2:15 p.m., senate begin consideration of the motion to proceed to calendar number 42, s. 940, under the previous order. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: mr. president there,

Harry Reid

4:51:16 to 4:51:36( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: will be a roll call vote around noon tomorrow on the confirmation of susan carney of connecticut to be a circuit judge. additionally, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to s. 940, the close big oil tax loopholes act. that vote will occur at approximately 6:15 tomorrow night. if there's no further business to come before the senate, i ask that it adjourn under the

Harry Reid

4:51:37 to 4:51:45( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: previous order remarks of senator merkley. the presiding officer: without

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