Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, March 13, 2012

  • Convenes: 10:00am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.  At 12:00pm, there will be 2 roll call votes in relation to the following amendments to S.1813:
  • Following the vote in relation to the Bingaman amendment, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
  • At 2:15pm, there will be up to 21 roll call votes in relation to the following:
  • During Monday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the following Executive Calendar items in the following order:
    • Cal.#408, Gina Marie Groh, of West Virginia, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of WV;
    • Cal.#441, David Nuffer, of Utah, to be US District Judge for the District of UT;
    • Cal.#461, Michael Walter Fitzgerald, of California, to be US District Judge for the Central District of CA;
    • Cal.#462, Ronnie Abrams, of New York, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of NY;
    • Cal.#463, Rudolph Contreras, of Virginia, to be US District Judge for the District of Columbia;
    • Cal.#464, Miranda Du, of Nevada, to be US District Judge for the District of NV;
    • Cal.#497, Susie Morgan, of Louisiana, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of LA;
    • Cal.#509, Gregg Jeffrey Costa, of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of TX;
    • Cal.#510, David Campos Guaderrama, of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Western District of TX;
    • Cal.#528, Brian C. Wimes, of Missouri, to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of MO;
    • Cal.#568, Kristine Gerhard Baker, of Arkansas ,to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of AR;
    • Cal.#569, John Z. Lee, of Illinois, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of IL;
    • Cal.#570, George Levi Russell, III, of Maryland, to be US District Judge for the District of Maryland;
    • Cal.#571, John J. Tharp, Jr., of Illinois, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of IL;
    • Cal.#610, Jeffrey J. Helmick, of Ohio, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of OH;
    • Cal.#612, Mary Geiger Lewis, of South Carolina, to be US District Judge for the District of SC; and
    • Cal.#613, Timothy S. Hillman, of Massachusetts, to be US District Judge for the District of MA.
  • Under the rule, the first cloture vote would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Wednesday, March 14, 2012.
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