Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, January 27, 2011
Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of several resolutions relating to changing the Senate rules, en bloc. There will be up to 8 hours for debate equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.
The Senate will recess from 1:00 until 2:15pm to allow for the Democratic caucus meeting.
At 4:35pm there will be a series of up to 5 roll call votes in relation to the following resolutions:
Wyden S.Res.28, to establish as a standing order of the Senate that a Senator publicly disclose a notice of intent to objecting to any measure or matter (60-vote threshold);
Udall (CO) S.Res.29, to permit the waiving of the reading of an amendment if the text and adequate notice are provided (60-vote threshold);
Harkin S.Res. 8, amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for cloture to be invoked with less than a three-fifths majority after additional debate (67-vote threshold);
Udall (NM) S.Res.10, as amended by Udall (NM) amendment #1, to improve the debate and consideration of legislative matters and nominations in the Senate (67-vote threshold); and