Full Committee Hearing

Examining the Filibuster: Legislative Proposals to Change Senate Procedures

Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Time: 10:00 AM

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The Committee will receive testimony on S. Res. 416, by Senator Harkin, amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for cloture to be invoked with less than a three-fifths majority after additional debate; and S. Res. 619, by Senator Tom Udall, expressing the sense of the Senate that the Senate of each new Congress is not bound by the Rules of previous Senates.