THE LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT--MOTION TO PROCEED; Congressional Record Vol. 157, No. 120
(Senate - August 02, 2011)

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         THE LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT--MOTION TO PROCEED

  Mr. REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to Calendar No. 87, H.R. 
1249.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

       Motion to proceed to the bill (H.R. 1249) to amend title 
     35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform.


                             Cloture Motion

  Mr. REID. I have a cloture motion at the desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The cloture motion having been presented under 
rule XXII, the Chair directs the clerk to read the motion.
  The assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

                             Cloture Motion

       We, the undersigned Senators, in accordance with the 
     provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, 
     hereby move to bring to a close debate on the motion to 
     proceed to Calendar No. 87, H.R. 1249, the Leahy-Smith 
     America Invents Act.
         Harry Reid, Patrick J. Leahy, Thomas R. Carper, Joseph I. 
           Lieberman, Richard Blumenthal, Charles E. Schumer, Amy 
           Klobuchar, Robert Menendez, Jeanne Shaheen, John F. 
           Kerry, Mark Udall, Mark R. Warner, Ben Nelson, Jeff 
           Bingaman, Max Baucus, Mark Begich, Robert P. Casey, Jr.

  Mr. REID. I now ask unanimous consent that on Tuesday, September 6, 
following the disposition of the nomination of Bernice Bouie Donald and 
the resumption of the legislative session, the Senate proceed to vote 
on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar 
No. 87, H.R. 1249; further, that the mandatory quorum under rule XXII 
be waived.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

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