Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, April 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 consider the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1789, the Postal Reform bill with up to 10 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.  By consent, the motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to S.1789 (on March 27, 2012) will be agreed to and the motion to reconsider will be also be agreed to. Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 11:10am), there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1789, the Postal Reform bill, upon reconsideration.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
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