CLOTURE MOTION; Congressional Record Vol. 162, No. 108
(Senate - July 06, 2016)

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                             CLOTURE MOTION

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Pursuant to rule XXII, the Chair lays before 
the Senate the pending cloture motion, which the clerk will state.
  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. 276, S. 2193, a bill to amend the 
     Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties for 
     individuals who illegally reenter the United States after 
     being removed and for other purposes.
         Mitch McConnell, David Perdue, Pat Roberts, John Thune, 
           Dan Sullivan, Roy Blunt, Chuck Grassley, Thom Tillis, 
           Steve Daines, Jeff Sessions, John Barrasso, John 
           Boozman, Richard Burr, Mike Lee, Tim Scott, Deb 
           Fischer, Joni Ernst.

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. By unanimous consent, the mandatory quorum 
call has been waived.
  The question is, Is it the sense of the Senate that debate on the 
motion to proceed to S. 2193, a bill to amend the Immigration and 
Nationality Act to increase penalties for individuals who illegally 
reenter the United States after being removed and for other purposes, 
shall be brought to a close?
  The yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule.
  The clerk will call the roll.
  The bill clerk called the roll.
  Mr. CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the 
Senator from South Carolina (Mr. Graham) and the Senator from Utah (Mr. 
Lee).
  Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Ohio (Mr. Brown) is 
necessarily absent.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber 
desiring to vote?
  The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 55, nays 42, as follows:

                      [Rollcall Vote No. 120 Leg.]

                                YEAS--55

     Alexander
     Ayotte
     Barrasso
     Blunt
     Boozman
     Burr
     Capito
     Cassidy
     Coats
     Cochran
     Collins
     Corker
     Cornyn
     Cotton
     Crapo
     Cruz
     Daines
     Donnelly
     Enzi
     Ernst
     Fischer
     Flake
     Gardner
     Grassley
     Hatch
     Heitkamp
     Heller
     Hoeven
     Inhofe
     Isakson
     Johnson
     Kirk
     Lankford
     Manchin
     McCain
     McConnell
     Moran
     Murkowski
     Paul
     Perdue
     Portman
     Risch
     Roberts
     Rounds
     Rubio
     Sasse
     Scott
     Sessions
     Shelby
     Sullivan
     Thune
     Tillis
     Toomey
     Vitter
     Wicker

                                NAYS--42

     Baldwin
     Bennet
     Blumenthal
     Booker
     Boxer
     Cantwell
     Cardin
     Carper
     Casey
     Coons
     Durbin
     Feinstein
     Franken
     Gillibrand
     Heinrich
     Hirono
     Kaine
     King
     Klobuchar
     Leahy
     Markey
     McCaskill
     Menendez
     Merkley
     Mikulski
     Murphy
     Murray
     Nelson
     Peters
     Reed
     Reid
     Sanders
     Schatz
     Schumer
     Shaheen
     Stabenow
     Tester
     Udall
     Warner
     Warren
     Whitehouse
     Wyden

                             NOT VOTING--3

     Brown
     Graham
     Lee
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote, the yeas are 55, the nays are 
42.
  Three-fifths of the Senators duly chosen and sworn not having voted 
in the affirmative, the motion is rejected.
  The Democratic leader.
  Mr. REID. Mr. President, it is my understanding that the next matter 
we will move to is the GMO cloture vote; is that right?
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The next vote is the motion to invoke cloture 
with regard to S. 764; that is correct.
  Mr. REID. I am going to take some of my leader time now. It is the 
only time in order.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection.

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