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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, March 6, 2012

  • Convenes: 10:00am
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.  The filing deadline for all second degree amendments to the Reid amendment #1761 is 11:30am on Tuesday.
  • At approximately 12:00pm, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid amendment #1761 to S.1813.
  • The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
  • At 2:15pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and conduct two roll call votes on confirmation of the following:
    • Calendar #439, Mary Elizabeth Phillips, of MO, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri and
    • Calendar #440, Thomas Owen Rice, of WA, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington.