The Senate will meet for a pro forma session only with no business conducted at 11:45am on Friday, January 3, 2014.
Additionally, only if the Senate does not receive a message that the House has adopted S.Con.Res.30, the adjournment resolution, the Senate will meet on the following dates and times:
- Tuesday, December 24th at noon
- Friday, December 27th at noon and
- Tuesday, December 31st at noon
Schedule for Monday, January 6, 2014
The Senate will convene at 2:00pm on Monday, January 6, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1845, the Unemployment Insurance Extension Act with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
At 3:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #452, the nomination of Janet Yellen, of California, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System with the time until 5:30pm equally divided and controlled in the usual form prior to a vote on confirmation of the Yellen nomination.
At 5:30pm, there will be 2 roll call votes:
- Confirmation of the Yellen nomination and
- Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1845, the Unemployment Extension Act.