MORNING BUSINESS; Congressional Record Vol. 152, No. 27
(Senate - March 06, 2006)

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[Pages S1761-S1762]
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                            MORNING BUSINESS

  The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Under the previous order, there 
will be a period for the transaction of morning business with Senators 
permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.
  Mr. REID. I suggest the absence of a quorum.
  The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will call the roll.
  The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll.
  Mr. SPECTER. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order 
for the quorum call be rescinded.
  The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so 
ordered.
  (The remarks of Mr. Specter pertaining to the introduction of S. 2369 
are located in today's Record under ``Statements on Introduced Bills 
and Joint Resolutions.'')
  The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Roberts). The Senator from Maine is 
recognized.
  Ms. COLLINS. Mr. President, what is the pending business?
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. We are in morning business, with Senators 
permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes.

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  Ms. COLLINS. Mr. President, I suggest the absence of a quorum.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will call the roll.
  The legislative clerk proceeded to call the roll.
  Mr. LOTT. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for 
the quorum call be rescinded.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  Mr. LOTT. Mr. President, are we still in morning business?
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Yes.

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