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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, May 16, 2012

  • Convenes: 9:30am
  • Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of motions to proceed to the following budget resolutions, en bloc:
  • There will be up to 6 hours for debate on the motions to proceed, equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.  Upon the use or yielding back of time (at approximately 4:00pm if all time is used), the Senate will conduct up to 5 roll call votes on the motion to proceed to each concurrent resolution.  There will be 2 minutes of debate between each vote and all votes after the first vote will be 10 minutes in duration.
  • As a reminder to all Senators, on Tuesday, cloture was filed on Executive Calendar #646, Jeremy C. Stein, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and on Executive Calendar #647, Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be a Member of Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.  If no agreement is reached, the cloture vote on the Stein nomination will occur on Thursday morning.