Following any Leader remarks, Senator Paul will be recognized for up to 20 minutes in morning business to deliver his maiden speech.
Following his remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the Federal Aviation Administration bill.
This morning in his opening statement, Senator Reid announced to his colleagues that he spoke to Senator McConnell and they agreed to work towards having up to 3 roll call votes in the 5-6pm range this evening.
Those votes would be in relation to the following amendments to S.223, FAA Authorization:
Possible Democratic amendment (1099 Reporting); – Stabenow amendment #9 (1099 Reporting); and – McConnell amendment #13 (Health Care Law Repeal).
At 5:15pm, the Senate will proceed to a series of 3 roll call votes in relation to the following amendments to S.223, FAA Authorization:
Levin amendment #28 (repeal of 1099 with oil and gas offset); – Stabenow amendment #9 (repeal of 1099 with unspent discretionary funds offset, exempts DoD, VA and Social Security Administration); and – McConnell amendment #13 (repeal of health care reform).
The Levin amendment is subject to an affirmative 60-vote threshold for its adoption. No other amendments, points of order or motions are in order to these amendments prior to the votes except a Budge point of order, if applicable.
There will be 2 minutes for debate prior to each vote. The first vote will be 15 minutes in duration and the remaining 2 votes will be 10 minutes in duration.