The Senate will begin work next week on a bill that would repeal the $6 billion cut to military pensions.

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidThe Memo: Trump pulls off a stone-cold stunner The Memo: Ending DACA a risky move for Trump Manchin pressed from both sides in reelection fight MORE (D-Nev.) filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 1963, which was introduced by Sen. Mark PryorMark PryorMedicaid rollback looms for GOP senators in 2020 Cotton pitches anti-Democrat message to SC delegation Ex-Sen. Kay Hagan joins lobby firm MORE (D-Ark.). The first procedural vote will occur Monday evening.

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Pryor’s bill would repeal the $6 billion pension cut from the December 2013 budget deal that has come under harsh criticism, but the measure is not offset with a pay-for.

The Senate Armed Services Committee is prepared to mark up the legislation Monday, and Chairman Carl LevinCarl LevinPresident Trump, listen to candidate Trump and keep Volcker Rule Republicans can learn from John McCain’s heroism Trump and GOP wise to keep tax reform and infrastructure separate MORE (D-Mich.) said he wants to have floor amendment votes on offset proposals.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight MORE (I-Vt.) has introduced an omnibus veterans bill that also addresses the issue, paying for the pension fix by using funds from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Republicans said that wasn’t a true pay-for, however.

Democrats have rejected a proposal from Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteStale, misguided, divisive: minimum wage can't win elections Trump voter fraud commission sets first meeting outside DC RNC chair warns: Republicans who refused to back Trump offer 'cautionary tale' MORE (R-N.H.) that would reverse the pension cuts by preventing illegal immigrants from claiming a child tax credit. Democrats had other proposals as well that targeted offshore tax loopholes, but those were non-starters with Republicans.

In the budget deal, some veterans' cost-of-living retirement benefits were reduced by 1 percent. The omnibus spending bill corrected the fact that disabled veterans' benefits were also cut, but some lawmakers have argued no service member should see a reduction in cost-of-living increases.

If 60 senators vote to end debate on the motion to proceed, the Senate will likely spend the rest of the week debating that bill.