Following any Leader remarks, there will be a period of morning business until 11:00am with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. Of the majority’s time, Senator Harkin will control 15 minutes, Senator Dodd will control 15 minutes, and Senator Mikulski will control 5 minutes.
At 11:00am, the Senate will proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.3772, Paycheck Fairness Act.
If cloture is not invoked, the Senate would proceed immediately to a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to S.510, the Food Safety bill.
If cloture is invoked on either of the motions to proceed, there would be up to 30 hours for debate on the motion.
Senators should expect up to 2 roll call votes to begin at 11:00am.
The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the Democratic caucus meeting.
The Senate is debating the motion to proceed to S.510, FDA Food Safety.