Senate Democrats

Senate Floor Schedule for Thursday, May 8, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the time until 11:15am will be equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.

 

At 11:15am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and there will be up to 4 roll call votes on the following:

1)     Cloture on Executive Calendar #655 Indira Talwani, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts

2)     Cloture on Executive Calendar #656 James D. Peterson, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin

3)     Cloture on Executive Calendar #657 Nancy J. Rosenstengel, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois and

4)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #526 Pamela K. Hamamoto – to be Representative of the United States of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, with the rank of Ambassador (possible voice vote).

All votes after the first vote in each series will be 10 minutes in duration. There will be 2 minutes for debate prior to each vote.

 

If cloture is invoked on Executive Calendar numbers 655, 656, or 657, the confirmation votes will be at 1:45pm. Upon disposition of the Rosenstengel nomination, there will be a cloture vote on the Rosenbaum nomination, followed by a vote on confirmation of the Mitchell nomination.

 

Therefore, there will be up to 5 roll call votes at 1:45pm:

1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #655 Indira Talwani, of Massachusetts, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts

2)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #656 James D. Peterson, of Wisconsin, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin

3)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #657 Nancy J. Rosenstengel, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Illinois

4)     Cloture on Executive Calendar #690 Robin S. Rosenbaum, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit and

5)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #615 Theodore Reed Mitchell, of California, to be Under Secretary of Education.

All votes after the first vote in each series will be 10 minutes in duration. There will be 2 minutes for debate prior to each vote.

 

During Wednesday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the bill is 1:00pm on Thursday.

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