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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, May 11, 2011

  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for debate only with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the first hour equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, with the Republicans controlling the first 30 minutes and the Majority controlling the next 30 minutes.
  • At 2:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #44, the nomination of Arenda Wright Allen to be a District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia with one hour of debate equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees. Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 3pm), the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of the Allen nomination.