Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, May 14, 2012

  • Convenes: 2:00pm
  • Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized.
  • It is the Majority Leader’s intention to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.2072, the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act on Monday. As a reminder to all Senators, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to H.R.2072 during Friday’s session.
  • At 4:30pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following items:
    • Executive Calendar # 570 George Levi Russell, III, of Maryland, to be US District Judge for the District of Maryland and
    • Executive Calendar #571 John Tharp, Jr., of Illinois, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois
  • with up to 60 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees.
  • At approximately 5:30pm, there will be up to 3 roll call votes in relation to the following:
    • Confirmation of the Russell nomination
    • Confirmation of the Tharp nomination and
    • Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2072, the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act.
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