Resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #28, S.386, the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009. On Thursday, April 2 Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.386.
At 5:30pm, the Senate will turn to Executive Session and will conduct a series of votes in relation to the following nominations:
Confirmation of Tony West, of California, to be an Assistant Attorney General; – Confirmation of Lanny A. Breuer, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General; – Confirmation of Christine Anne Varney, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General.
There will then be 20 minutes for debate on the nomination of Christopher Hill.
Cloture Vote on the nomination of Christopher Hill, of Rhode Island, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq.
There will be no further roll call votes during today’s session.