MAKING CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISAL YEAR 2013; Congressional Record Vol. 158, No. 127
(Senate - September 19, 2012)

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          MAKING CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISAL YEAR 2013

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I now move to proceed to Calendar No. 511, 
H.J. Res. 117, which is the continuing resolution.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report.

  The bill clerk read as follows.

       A resolution (H.J. Res. 117) making continuing 
     appropriations for fiscal year 2013, and for other purposes.


                             Cloture Motion

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I am momentarily going to send to the desk a 
cloture motion that I will ask be reported. But prior to that, I am 
filing cloture. What a shame. Why would we have to file cloture on the 
continuing resolution? It is absurd. But I will go through the process 
and do it. I think it is just such a shame.
  I have a cloture motion at the desk, and I ask that it be reported.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The cloture motion having been presented under 
rule XXII, the Chair directs the clerk to read the motion.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

                             Cloture Motion

       We, the undersigned Senators, in accordance with the 
     provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, 
     do hereby move to bring to a close debate on the motion to 
     proceed to calendar No. 511, H.J. Res. 117, a joint 
     resolution making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 
     2013, and for other purposes.
         Harry Reid, Daniel K. Inouye, Patty Murray, Bernard 
           Sanders, Jeanne Shaheen, Richard J. Durbin, Sheldon 
           Whitehouse, Debbie Stabenow, Ron Wyden, Max Baucus, 
           Mark Pryor, Christopher A. Coons, Jon Tester, Michael 
           F. Bennet, Kay R. Hagan, Robert P. Casey, Jr., Richard 
           Blumenthal, Barbara Boxer.

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the mandatory 
quorum required under rule XXII be waived.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  Mr. REID. Mr. President, per our previous consent agreement which is 
now before the Senate, we will have the cloture vote after the caucus 
lunches, at 2:15 p.m. today.

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