The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2199, the Equal Pay bill with the time until 11:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.
At 11:00am, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2199.
Additional roll call votes are expected on nominations during Wednesday’s session.
During Tuesday’s session, cloture was filed on the following nominations in the following order:
– Executive Calendar #574, the nomination of Michelle T. Freidland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit and
– Executive Calendar #613, the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor.
Under the rule, the cloture vote on the Freidland nomination would occur Thursday morning. If cloture is invoked, there will be up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination. Upon disposition of the Friedland nomination, the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote on the Weil nomination. If cloture is invoked on the Weil nomination, there will be up to 8 hours of debate, equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.