Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R.4853, the vehicle for the tax agreement, post-cloture.
Senator Bond will be recognized at 11:30am to give his farewell speech. – Senator Gregg will be recognized at 2:15pm to give his farewell speech. – Senator Harkin will be recognized at 3:15 to speak for up to 45 minutes. – Senator Kirk will be recognized at 5:00pm to deliver his Maiden speech.
The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. All time during any period of morning business, recess or adjournment will count post-cloture. Senators will be notified when any votes are scheduled.