Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Friday, February 17, 2012

  • Convenes: 10:00am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11:00am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.
  • The filing deadline for all 2nd degree amendments to the Reid amendment #1633 (Banking, Finance, & Commerce titles) to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill is 10:30am on Friday.
  • At a time to be determined and as early as 11:00am, the Senate will proceed to a series of 2 roll call votes in relation to the following, in the following order:
    • Motion to invoke cloture on the Reid amendment #1633 (Banking, Finance, & Commerce titles) to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill,
      • (2 minutes of debate)
    • Confirmation of the nomination of Jesse Furman, of NY, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. (Executive Calendar #366)
  • We also hope to consider the conference report to accompany H.R.3630, the Tax Relief and Job Creation Act.
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