May 19, 2011 06:00 AM
Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, May 19, 2011
- Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 11am with Senators permitted speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half.
- Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider calendar #80, Goodwin Liu, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit with the time until 2pm equally divided and controlled between Senators Leahy and Grassley or their designees.
- The Senate will be in morning business until 7pm with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.
- Prior to adjourning on Thursday, Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1038, a bill to provide for the extension of expiring provisions of the PATRIOT Act until June 1, 2015.