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MAKING CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014
(Senate - September 24, 2013)

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         MAKING CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the joint resolution by 
title.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

       A joint resolution (H.J. Res. 59) making continuing 
     appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.


                           Amendment No. 1974

               (Purpose: To perfect the joint resolution)

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have an amendment at the desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the amendment.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 1974.

  (The amendment is printed in today's Record under ``Text of 
Amendments.'')
  Mr. REID. On the amendment just reported, I ask for the yeas and 
nays.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there a sufficient second?
  There appears to be a sufficient second.
  The yeas and nays were ordered.


                Amendment No. 1975 to Amendment No. 1974

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have a second-degree amendment at the 
desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the amendment.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 1975 to amendment No. 1974.

  The amendment is as follows:

       At the end, add the following:
       This Act shall become effective 1 day after enactment.


                Motion to Commit With Amendment No. 1976

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, in relation to that, I have a motion to 
commit H.J. Res. 59 with instructions, which are at the desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the motion.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] moves to commit the bill 
     to the Committee on Appropriations, with instructions to 
     report back forthwith with an amendment numbered 1976.

  The amendment is as follows:

       At the end, add the following:
       This Act shall become effective 4 days after enactment.

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, on that I ask for the yeas and nays.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there a sufficient second?
  There appears to be a sufficient second.
  The yeas and nays were ordered.


                           Amendment No. 1977

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have an amendment to the instructions at 
the desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the amendment.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 1977 to the instructions of the motion to commit, 
     H.J. Res. 59.

  The amendment is as follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``4 days'' and insert ``3 days''.

  Mr. REID. On that, I ask for the yeas and nays.

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  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there a sufficient second?
  There appears to be a sufficient second.
  The yeas and nays were ordered.


                Amendment No. 1978 to Amendment No. 1977

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I now have a second-degree amendment at the 
desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the amendment.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 1978 to amendment No. 1977.

  The amendment is as follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``3 days'' and insert ``2 days''.


                             Cloture Motion

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have a cloture motion at the desk. I ask 
the clerk to report it, if the Chair so advises.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The cloture motion having been presented under 
rule XXII, the Chair directs the clerk to read the motion.
  The assistant legislative 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, 
     hereby move to bring to a close debate on H.J. Res. 59, a 
     joint resolution making continuing appropriations for fiscal 
     year 2014, and for other purposes.
         Harry Reid, Barbara A. Mikulski, Joe Donnelly, Richard J. 
           Durbin, Sheldon Whitehouse, Michael F. Bennet, Patrick 
           J. Leahy, Heidi Heitkamp, Debbie Stabenow, Charles E. 
           Schumer, Mark R. Warner, Martin Heinrich, Tim Kaine, 
           Tammy Baldwin, Tom Harkin, Christopher A. Coons, Angus 
           S. King, Jr.

  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.

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