The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, March 5. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes on Monday, March 5.
On Friday, Senator Reid filed cloture on the Reid amendment #1761 and S.1813, Surface Transportation bill. At 12:00 noon on Tuesday, March 6, the Senate will proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid amendment #1761.
At 2:15pm on Tuesday, March 6, there will be 2 roll call votes on confirmation of the following nominations:
– Cal #439 Mary Elizabeth Phillips, of Missouri, to be US District Judge for the Western District of Missouri
– Cal #440 Thomas Owen Rice, of Washington, to be District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington.
The filing deadline for first degree amendments to S.1813 is 4:00pm on Monday, March 5.