Here are the contents of the "clay pigeon" mega-amendment that contains all the amendments to be offered. And there are some surprises, but more on that later. Like a clay pigeon in shooting practice, this bill is going to be blown apartment and separate votes are going to happen on the 25+ separate sections. This should speed up overall consideration of the bill.



Now for the dumb news. Senator Coburn (R-OK) has objected to the bill and is forcing the 373 page mega-amendment to be read out loud. At first it looked like a gift to the insomniacs who could stay up all night watching C-SPAN 2. Now it looks like they'll quit in two hours and come back in the morning and start work on the amendments.



I'm going to start posting summaries of the approved amendments as they pass rather than a summary of all the amendments. But if you're interesting in seeing what's in the clay pigeon,

Download claypigeon.pdf

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