Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the final 30 minutes.
Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.4851, Continuing Extension Act.
As a reminder, cloture motions were filed on the substitute and the bill. The filing deadline for first degree amendments is 1:00pm.
Prior to adjourning, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following Executive nominations:
Lael Brainard, of the District of Columbia, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury; – Marisa J. Demeo, of the district of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia; – Christopher H. Schroeder, of North Carolina, to be an Assistant Attorney General; – Thomas I. Vanaskie, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; and – Denny Chin, of New York, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.
By unanimous consent, the cloture vote on the Brainard nomination will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, April 19.