April 14, 2010 05:30 AM

Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, April 14, 2010

  • The Senate will convene at 9:30am. After the Senate convenes, there will be a moment of silence to express solidarity with the people of Poland.
  • The Senate will then turn to a period of morning business and senators will have an opportunity to make statements on Poland. Following those statements, there will be a period of morning business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the final 30 minutes.
  • Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of HR4851, the Continuing Extensions Act, with the time until 12:30pm equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. If a point of order is raised against the bill, at 12:30pm, the Senate would proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to waive applicable points of order with respect to the Baucus amendment #3721, as modified, if modified. No intervening motions or amendments are in order during this period of debate.
  • The following amendments are pending to HR4851: - Baucus #3721, as modified (substitute) - Coburn #3726 (pay for by rescinding $20 billion of unspent Federal funds and revenue raisers) and - Coburn #3727 (pay for with revenue raisers and rescissions of certain programs).