At approximately 4:00pm, there will be 4 roll call votes in relation to the following in the following order:
- Sessions #600 (strike Section 37 regarding patent term extensions)
- Cantwell #595 (transitional program for covered business method patents)
- Coburn #599 (PTO public enterprise fund) and
- Passage of H.R.1249, as amended, if amended
In addition, there will be a 5th roll call vote following the Joint Session with the President this evening on the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.25, a joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the President’s exercise of authority to increase the debt limit (McConnell and others). Senator Reid announced this morning that if the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.25 is successful, the Senate will debate and complete action on the joint resolution during Friday’s session of the Senate.