The Senate will not be in session on Wednesday, June 5th in order to allow Senators to attend the funeral services of Senator Lautenberg.
The Senate stands in adjournment under the provisions of S.Res.161, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Senator Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey. The Senate will convene at 9:00am on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.954, the Farm bill.
During Tuesday’s session of the Senate, cloture was filed on S.954, the Farm bill. As a result, the filing deadline for first degree amendments to the bill is 1:00pm on Wednesday, June 5th (notwithstanding the Senate not being in session). The filing deadline for second degree amendments is 9:45am on Thursday, June 6th.
Also during Tuesday’s session, cloture was filed on the following items:
Motion to proceed to S.1003, a bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reset interest rates for new student loans (Coburn) and
Motion to proceed to S.953, the Student Loan Affordability Act (Reed).
At 10:00am, there will be 3 roll call votes on the following in the following order: