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The Senate stands in adjournment until 9:30am on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.  Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 10:30am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half.

Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:

-          Executive Calendar #60, the nomination of Jane Kelly, of Iowa, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit; and

-          Executive Calendar #64, the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell, of West Virginia, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

There will be 90 minutes of debate, with time from 10:30 until 11:00am on the Kelly nomination and the time from 11:00am until 12:00 noon on the Burwell nomination. At 12:00 noon, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations in the order listed. The first vote will be a 15 minute vote and the second vote will be a 10 minute vote.

Following the votes, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.743, the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013, and immediately vote on adoption of the motion.