Senate Democrats

Schedule for Thursday, June 23, 2011

  • Convenes: 10am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:30am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act with the Vitter amendment #499 regarding czars and the DeMint amendment #510 regarding Bureau of Justice Statistics debated concurrently with up to 30 minutes of debate, with Senators Vitter, DeMint, Reid, and McConnell, or their designees, each controlling 7 ½ minutes.
  • Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 12pm), the Senate will conduct 2 roll call votes in relation to the following:
    • Vitter amendment #499 regarding czars (60-vote threshold)
    • DeMint amendment #510 regarding Bureau of Justice Statistics (majority-vote threshold)
  • The following amendments are pending to S.679, the Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act:
    • DeMint amendment #501 (IMF bailouts)
    • DeMint amendment #511 (legislative & public affairs)
    • Portman amendment #509 (Comptrollers of Navy, Army, Air Force; Controller of OMB and department CFOs)
    • Cornyn amendment #504 (strike provisions re: Comptroller of the Army, Navy and Air Force)
    • Toomey amendment #514 (strikes the provision relating to the Governors and alternate governors of the IMF and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development)
    • Carper amendment #517 (GAO report)
    • McCain amendment #493 (Navajo and Hopi Relocation Office)
    • Akaka amendment #512 (Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans)
    • Paul amendment #502 (Treasurer of the United States)
    • Paul amendment #503 (Director of the Mint)
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