May 16, 2016 09:00 AM

Schedule for Monday, May 16, 2016

The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, May 16, 2016.

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:30pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

At 4:30pm, the Senate will enter Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #307, Paula Xinis, of Maryland, to be US District Judge for the District of Maryland. There will be 60 minutes of debate, equally divided, followed a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Monday at 5:30pm - 1 roll call vote

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #307, Paula Xinis, of Maryland, to be US District Judge for the District of Maryland.

As a reminder, during today's session Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following amendments to H.R.2577, THUD/MilCon-VA:

Nelson SA #3898 ($1.9billion Zika funding);

Cornyn SA #3899 ($1.1billion Zika funding, $1.2billion offset through ACA prevention fund cut);

Blunt-Murray SA #3900 ($1.1billion Zika funding).

Unless an agreement is reached, cloture will ripen on the Nelson amendment one hour after the Senate convenes on Tuesday, May 17. If cloture is not invoked on Nelson, cloture will immediately ripen on the Cornyn amendment. If cloture is not invoked on Cornyn, cloture will immediately ripen on the Blunt-Murray amendment.

The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments to SA #3898, SA #3899, and SA #3900 is one hour prior to the cloture vote, if cloture is invoked.

Amendments pending to H.R.2577, THUD/Milcon-VA

Collins SA #3896 (substitute)

Lee SA #3897 (affirmative action/housing)

Nelson SA #3898 ($1.9billion Zika funding)

Cornyn SA #3899 ($1.1billion Zika funding, $1.2billion offset through ACA prevention fund cut)

Blunt-Murray SA #3900 ($1.1billion Zika funding).