Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, February 14, 2011

  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.223, the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization bill.
  • At 4:30pm, the Senate will turn to Executive session to consider the following nominations:
  • Calendar #1, James E. Graves, of Mississippi, to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit; and – Calendar #5, Edward J. Davila, of California, to be a U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California.
  • There will be 1 hour for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nominations in the order listed.
  • At 5:30pm, there will be a voice vote on the Graves nomination and a roll call vote on the Davila nomination.
  • The following amendments are pending to S.223:
  • Wicker amendment #14, as modified (Excludes TSA from collective bargaining)
  • Blunt amendment #5 (private screening company)
  • Paul #21 (reduce authorization for FAA to FY2008 levels)
  • Wyden #27 (increase test sites for unmanned aerial vehicles)
  • Inhofe amendment #6 (liability protection to volunteer pilots)
  • Inhofe amendment #7 (flight time limitations/rest requirements)
  • Ensign amendment #32 (military remotely piloted aerial systems)
  • McCain amendment #4 (Essential Air Service)
  • Leahy amendment #50 (liability protection for volunteer pilots)
  • Reid amendment #54 (noise buffering)
  • Reid #55 (Convey federal land to Mesquite, NV)
  • Udall (NM) #49 (Dona Ana County airport)
  • Udall (NM) #51 (Advanced Imaging Technology)
  • Nelson (NE) #58 (criminal penalties for distribution of airport screening x-rays)
  • Paul amendment #18 (Memorandum of understanding re: OSHA)
  • Baucus amendment #75, as modified (Finance title)
  • There will be no further roll call votes tonight.
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