ENERGY SAVINGS AND INDUSTRIAL COMPETITIVENESS ACT OF 2014; Congressional Record Vol. 160, No. 68
(Senate - May 07, 2014)

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       ENERGY SAVINGS AND INDUSTRIAL COMPETITIVENESS ACT OF 2014

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the bill by title.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

       A bill (S. 2262) to promote energy savings in residential 
     buildings and industry, and for other purposes.


                           Amendment No. 3012

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, on behalf of Senators Shaheen and Portman, I 
call up substitute amendment No. 3012.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the amendment.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid], for Mrs. Shaheen and 
     Mr. Portman, proposes an amendment numbered 3012 to S. 2262.

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


                Amendment No. 3023 to Amendment No. 3012

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have a first-degree amendment at the desk 
I ask to be reported.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the amendment.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 3023 to amendment No. 3012.

  The amendment is as follows:

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

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


                Amendment No. 3024 to Amendment No. 3023

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

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 3024 to amendment No. 3023.

  The amendment is as follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``1 day'' and insert ``2 days''.


                           Amendment No. 3025

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have a first-degree amendment which is at 
the desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the amendment.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 3025 to S. 2262.

  The amendment is as follows:

       At the end, add the following:
       This Act shall become effective 3 days after enactment.

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


                Amendment No. 3026 to Amendment No. 3025

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have a second-degree amendment.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 3026 to amendment No. 3025.

  The amendment is as follows:

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


                Motion to Commit With Amendment No. 3027

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have a motion to commit S. 2262, with 
instructions, which is at the desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the motion.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] moves to commit the bill 
     (S. 2262) to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 
     with instructions to report back forthwith with an amendment 
     numbered 3027.

  Mr. REID. I ask for the yeas and nays on that motion.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there a sufficient second?
  There appears to be a sufficient second.
  The yeas and nays were ordered.
  The amendment is as follows:

       At the end, add the following:
       This Act shall become effective 5 days after enactment.


                Amendment No. 3028 to Amendment No. 3027

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

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 3028 to the instructions of the motion to commit.

  The amendment is as follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``5 days'' and insert ``6 days''.

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


                Amendment No. 3029 to Amendment No. 3028

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

       The Senator from Nevada [Mr. Reid] proposes an amendment 
     numbered 3029 to amendment No. 3028.

  The amendment is as follows:

       In the amendment, strike ``6 days'' and insert ``7 days''.


                             Cloture Motion

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I have a cloture motion at the desk.
  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, 
     hereby move to bring to a close debate on S. 2262, a bill to 
     promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, 
     and for other purposes.
         Harry Reid, Jeanne Shaheen, Edward J. Markey, Christopher 
           A. Coons, Tammy Baldwin, Patty Murray, Richard J. 
           Durbin, Barbara Boxer, Maria Cantwell, Ron Wyden, 
           Robert Menendez, Jon Tester, Debbie Stabenow, Bill 
           Nelson, Thomas R. Carper, Patrick J. Leahy, Mark R. 
           Warner.

  Mr. REID. I ask unanimous consent that the mandatory quorum required 
under rule XXII be waived.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there objection?
  Without objection, it is so ordered.

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