The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, February 25, 2013. Following the prayer and the pledge, Senator Ayotte will deliver Washington’s Farewell Address. Upon the conclusion of the reading, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #7, the nomination of Robert Bacharach, of Oklahoma, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit with up to 30 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees.
Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 5:30pm), there will be a roll call vote on confirmation of the Bacharach nomination.