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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Routine Proceedings, pages S4227-S4348
Measures Introduced: Nine bills and two resolutions were introduced, as
follows: S. 1632-1640, and S. Res. 232-233.
American Health Care Act--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of
H.R. 1628, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the
concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017, taking action
on the following amendments and motions proposed thereto:
By 45 yeas to 55 nays (Vote No. 169), Enzi (for Paul) Amendment No.
271 (to Amendment No. 267), of a perfecting nature.
By 48 yeas to 52 nays (Vote No. 170), Donnelly motion to commit the
bill to the Committee on Finance with instructions.
Pages S4227, S4252
By 48 yeas to 51 nays (Vote No. 171), Casey motion to commit the bill
to the Committee on Finance with instructions to report back with
Pages S4252-59, S4262
McConnell Amendment No. 267, of a perfecting nature.
McConnell (for Daines) Modified Amendment No. 340 (to Amendment No.
267), to provide for comprehensive health insurance coverage for all
United States residents, improved healthcare delivery.
During consideration of this measure today, Senate also took the
By 10 yeas to 90 nays (Vote No. 172), three-fifths of those Senators
duly chosen and sworn, not having voted in the affirmative, Senate
rejected the motion to waive all applicable sections of the
Congressional Budget Act of 1974 and applicable budget resolutions,
with respect to Enzi (for Heller) Amendment No. 288 (to Amendment No,
267), to express the sense of the Senate that Medicaid expansion is a
priority and that Obamacare must be improved. Subsequently, the point
of order that the amendment was in violation of section 313(b)(1)(A) of
the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, was sustained, and the amendment
A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further
consideration of the bill at approximately 10 a.m., on Thursday, July
27, 2017, with the time until 2:15 p.m. equally divided between the two
Leaders, or their designees; and that at 2:15 p.m., Senate vote on or
in relation to McConnell (for Daines) Modified Amendment No. 340 (to
Amendment No. 267) (listed above).
Messages from the House:
Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
Authorities for Committees to Meet:
Privileges of the Floor:
Record Votes: Four record votes were taken today. (Total--172)
Pages S4252, S4262-63
Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 7:57 p.m.,
until 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017. (For Senate's program, see
the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today's Record on page
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