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Schedule for Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business for one hour, with Democrats controlling the first half and Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1, to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to all for the weekly caucus meetings. Prior to adjourning, Senator McConnell announced that senators should expect votes on pending amendments to S.1 starting shortly after the lunches.

On Tuesday, January 20, at 9:00pm, the President will deliver the State of the Union address. Senators will gather in the Senate Chamber at 8:30pm and proceed as a body to the Hall of the House of Representatives at 8:40pm.

The following amendments are pending to S.1:

  1. Murkowski #2 (substitute)
  2. Markey #13 (Keep Oil in America)
  3. Portman-Shaheen #3 (Energy Efficiency)
  4. Franken #17 (Keep Jobs in America)