Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 10:30am with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half.

 

Following morning business, the time until noon will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At noon, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2223, the Minimum Wage Fairness Act.

 

At 4:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and proceed to 6 roll call votes in relation to the following:

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #585, Sheryl H. Lipman, of TN, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee;

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #586, Stanley Allen Bastian, of WA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington;

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #587, Manish S. Shah, of IL, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois;

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #588, Daniel D. Crabtree, of KS, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Kansas;

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #589, Cynthia Ann Bashant, CA, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California; and

–        Confirmation of Executive Calendar #590, Jon David Levy, of ME, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maine.

 

During Tuesday’s session, cloture was filed on the following nominations in the following order:

–        Executive Calendar #591, Theodore David Chuang, of MD, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland;

–        Executive Calendar #592, George Jarrod Hazel, of MD, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland; and

–        Executive Calendar #575, Nancy L. Moritz, of KS, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit.

 

The Chuang cloture vote is expected to occur Thursday morning, May 1. Unless an agreement can be reached, there would be up to 2 hours for debate equally divided prior to a vote on confirmation of the Chuang nomination. Upon disposition of the Chuang nomination, there would be a cloture vote on the Hazel nomination and, if cloture is invoked, then up to 2 hours for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Hazel nomination. Upon disposition of the Hazel nomination, we would then move to the cloture vote on the Moritz nomination. If cloture is invoked on the Moritz nomination, there would be up to 30 hours for debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Moritz nomination.

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