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  • Paycheck Fairness Act—Motion to Proceed

    by Senator John Cornyn

    Posted on 2014-09-10

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    CORNYN. The following Senator is necessarily absent: the Senator from Alaska (Ms. Murkowski).



    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote? The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 73, nays 25, as follows: [Rollcall Vote No. 260 Leg.] YEAS--73 Ayotte Baldwin Begich Bennet Blumenthal Booker Boxer Brown Burr Cantwell Cardin Carper Casey Chambliss Cochran Collins Coons Corker Cornyn Donnelly Durbin Feinstein Franken Gillibrand Graham Grassley Hagan Heinrich Heitkamp Heller Hirono Isakson Johanns Johnson (SD) Kaine King Kirk Klobuchar Landrieu Leahy Levin Manchin Markey McCain McCaskill McConnell Menendez Merkley Mikulski Murphy Murray Nelson Portman Pryor Reed Reid Roberts Rockefeller Sanders Schatz Schumer Scott Shaheen Stabenow Tester Udall (CO) Udall (NM) Walsh Warner Warren Whitehouse Wicker Wyden NAYS--25 Alexander Barrasso Blunt Boozman Coats Coburn Crapo Cruz Enzi Fischer Flake Hatch Hoeven Inhofe Johnson (WI) Lee Moran Paul Risch Rubio Sessions Shelby Thune Toomey Vitter NOT VOTING--2 Harkin Murkowski The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote the yeas are 73, the nays are 25. Upon reconsideration, three-fifths of the Senators duly chosen and sworn having voted in the affirmative, the motion is agreed to.

    The clerk will report the motion to proceed.

    The bill clerk read as follows: Motion to proceed to consideration of S. 2199, a bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. The Senator from Texas.

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