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The Healthcare Bill schedule up till Christmas for the Senate……

Here’s the schedule for the Healthcare Bill to move through the Senate from the New York Times……everything is subject to change……

From the New York Times:

Absent any unexpected quirks, Mr. Reid needs to hold five votes before he can get to a final, simple-majority vote on the health care legislation:

• 1 a.m. MONDAY – To end debate on “a manager’s package” that includes all the latest changes to the bill. 60 votes required.

• 7 a.m. TUESDAY – To approve the manager’s package. Simple majority required.

• Also TUESDAY – To end debate on Mr. Reid’s original health care proposal, as amended by the manager’s package. 60 votes required.

• 1 p.m. WEDNESDAY – To approve Mr. Reid’s original proposal. Simple majority required.

• Also WEDNESDAY – To end debate on the finalized health care legislation. 60 votes required.

• 7 p.m. THURSDAY, Christmas Eve (or anytime after the prior vote if all senators agree) – To approve the final bill. Simple majority required.

If Reid does get 60 on the Managers Amendment this thing goes through I believe.

December 18, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Healthcare, Media, Politics | , , , | 7 Comments