Following the prayer and pledge, there will be a period of morning business until 11am, with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first half and the Republicans will control the next half.
At 11am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nominations of Sharon Gleason, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Alaska, and Yvonne Rogers, to be U.S. District Judge for the district of Northern California. There will be 1 hour for debate prior to votes on confirmation of the nominations. Therefore, senators should expect a series of 2 roll call votes to begin at noon.
Following the votes, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
At 2:15pm, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.2354, the Energy and Water appropriations bill.