Wrap Up (The Senate Stands Adjourned), Markey

Wrap Up

Monday, March 12 -

  • The Senate will next meet for legislative business at 4:00 p.m.
  • Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
  • At 5:30 p.m., the pending cloture motions will ripen.
  • Note: on Thursday, March 8, cloture was filed on McConnell (for Crapo) Amendment #2151, as modified, to S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
  • Note: on Thursday, March 8, cloture was filed on S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
  • Note: on Thursday, March 8, cloture was filed on Executive Calendar #598, Kevin K. McAleenan, of Hawaii, to be Commissioner of U.S Customs and Border Protection.
  • Note: the filing deadline for first degree amendments to S. 2155 will be at 4:30 p.m. and the filing deadline for second degree amendments will be 5:30 p.m.

 

Senator Markey: (4:06 p.m.)

  • Spoke on gun violence.
    • "They've forgotten that, and only in talking about the benefits to community banks. And, yes, there are some benefits. Those of us on the other side of this legislation are not arguing about that point. You could probably find consensus among all 100 senators here in this body that there is a legitimate targeted relief that we can and should provide for those community banks. But that's far from all that this bill does. This community bank relief is being used to protect the giveaways for some of the biggest banks in this country. Anyone listening to the supporters of this legislation would have no idea that 25 of the 38 largest banks in the United States will have critical Dodd-Frank rules rolled back for them."