April 8, 2011 07:00 AM

Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, April 08, 2011

  • Following any leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 10:30pm for debate only with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the time equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or their designees and that any time spent in quorum call be equally divided.
  • We are hopeful we will reach an agreement on the budget tomorrow. Senators will be notified when votes are scheduled.
  • The Senate will recess from 1-2pm in order to allow for a special Democratic caucus meeting.
  • At 11am on Tuesday, April 12, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider calendar #45, the nomination of Vincent Briccetti, of New York, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York; and calendar #46, the nomination of John Kronstadt, of California, to be U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California. There will be 1 hour for debate on the nominations, with the time equally divided.
  • Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Briccetti nomination will be confirmed by consent. Senators should expect a roll call vote at approximately 12 noon on Tuesday on confirmation of the Kronstadt nomination.