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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, May 18, 2011

  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 10:30am for debate only with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees.
  • At 10:30am, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to Calendar #43, S.953, the Offshore Production and Safety Act with up to 4 hours of debate equally divided and controlled in the usual form.
  • Upon the use or yielding back of time (approximately 2:30pm), the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to S.953, with a 60-vote threshold. The Senate is now in Executive Session to consider Calendar #80, Goodwin Liu, of CA, to be US Circuit Judge for the 9th Circuit.