Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, December 13, 2012

  • Convenes: 9:30am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 11:30am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the first hour equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Republican controlling the first 30 minutes and the Majority controlling the second 30 minutes.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.3637, the transaction account guarantee (TAG) extension legislation with the time until 12:00pm equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.  It will be in order for the Republican Leader or his designee to make a point of order against the bill.  If a point of order is raised, it will be in order for the Majority Leader or his designee to make a motion to waive the Budget Act.
  • At 12:00pm, there will be up to 2 roll call votes.  The first vote will be on motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to S.3637 and if the motion is successful, there will be a second roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on S.3637. (If a budget point of order is not raised, there will be a cloture vote at noon.)
  • Additional votes in relation to judicial nominations are expected during Thursday’s session.
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