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In a memo requested by Dr. Coburn, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) found 41 instances in which opportunities for debating and offering amendments have been limited by Senate Majority Leader Reid or his designee as a result of filling, or partially filling, the "amendment tree". Since the release of this report, an additional instance in which the amendment tree was filled occured bringing the number up to 42. 

Read the full report: here