Senate Democrats

Schedule for Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Thursday, July 17, 2014.


Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of Calendar #438, S.2244, Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014. There will be up to 30 minutes for debate on the Coburn amendment #3549, 20 minutes on the Vitter amendment #3550, 10 minutes on the Flake amendment, and 30 minutes on the Tester amendment. Any remaining time until 12:30pm will be for general debate on the bill.


At 12:00pm, the Senate will proceed to a series of up to 5 votes (3 roll calls and 2 voice votes expected):


  1. Coburn #3549 (roll call on motion to waive Budget point of order expected (60-vote threshold))
  2. Vitter #3550 (voice vote expected)
  3. Flake #3551 (roll call vote expected at majority vote threshold)
  4. Tester #3552 (voice vote expected)
  5. Passage of S.2244, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 (roll call vote expected–majority vote threshold)


We expect to reach an agreement to vote at 2:00pm tomorrow on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #849, the nomination of Julie E. Carnes, Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit at 2:00pm tomorrow.