Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, March 14, 2013

  • The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.933, the continuing appropriations bill.
  • There will be up to one hour of debate equally divided between Senators Mikulski and Shelby or their designees for debate on the Harkin amendment #53 (Labor-HHS).
  • Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 11:15am), there will be a roll call vote in relation to the Harkin amendment #53 (Labor-HHS)(60 affirmative-vote threshold).
  • We will continue to work through amendments to the bill during Thursday’s session.  During Wednesday’s session, cloture was filed on the Mikulski-Shelby substitute amendment #26 and on H.R.933.  Under the rule, the first cloture vote would be on Friday.  We hope to reach an agreement to complete action on the bill on Thursday.